OCNLR Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3) (CEFR B1)

Πιστοποίηση βασικής γνώσης της αγγλικής γλώσσας σε εισαγωγικό επίπεδο. Απευθύνεται σε όσους επιθυμούν να ενισχύσουν το βιογραφικό τους με έναν τίτλο σπουδών στα αγγλικά.

Αναγνωρισμένο από Ofqual

Το Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International αποτελείται από:

1. Listening3 Parts (played twice)20 min3030
2. Writing2 Parts70 min2 Compositions (100-120 Words)30
3. Reading3 Parts45 min3030
4. Speaking3 Parts6 min30

Listening (Oral Comprehension) 

  • Can understand straightforward factual information about common everyday or job-related topics, identifying both general messages and specific details, provided people articulate clearly in a generally familiar variety. 
  • Can understand the main points made in clear standard language or a familiar variety on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc., including short narratives. 

Reading Comprehension 

  • Can read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to their field of interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension. 

Speaking (Oral Production) 

  • Can reasonably fluently sustain a straightforward description of one of a variety of subjects within their field of interest, presenting it as a linear sequence of points. 

Written Production 

  • Can produce straightforward connected texts on a range of familiar subjects within their field of interest, by linking a series of shorter discrete elements into a linear sequence. 

General Linguistic Range 

  • Has a sufficient range of language to describe unpredictable situations, explain the main points in an idea or problem with reasonable precision and express thoughts on abstract or cultural topics such as music and film.  
  • Has enough language to get by, with sufficient vocabulary to express themselves with some hesitation and circumlocutions on topics such as family, hobbies and interests, work, travel and current events, but lexical limitations cause repetition and even difficulty with formulation at times. 


Part of language 



Checking understanding  

Describing experiences and events  

Describing feelings and emotion  

Describing places  

Expressing opinions; language of agreeing and disagreeing  

Initiating and closing conversation  

Managing interaction (interrupting, changing topic, resuming or continuing) 



Broader range of intensifiers such as too, enough  

Comparatives and superlatives  

Complex question tags  

Conditionals, 2nd and 3rd  

Connecting words expressing cause and effect, contrast etc.  

Future continuous  

Modals – must/can’t deduction  

Modals – might, may, will, probably  

Modals – should have/might have/etc  

Modals: must/have to  

Past continuous  

Past perfect  

Past simple  

Past tense responses  

Phrasal verbs, extended  

Present perfect continuous  

Present perfect/past simple  

Reported speech (range of tenses)  

Simple passive  

Wh- questions in the past  

Will and going to, for prediction 

Discourse Markers 

Connecting words expressing cause and effect, contrast etc  

Linkers: sequential past time 



Colloquial language  

Things in the town, shops and shopping  

Travel and services 


Family and community life 

Personal Details/experiences 

Holidays and leisure 

Education and training 

Transport and travel 


Food and drink 


Work and jobs 

Health and hygiene 

Weather and environment 

Local area/neighbourhood 


Public services 


Sample Test