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Introducing CAEL CE
(Computer Edition)

A Canadian English Language Test

The Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Test is a test designed to measure the English language proficiency of students planning to study in Canadian post-secondary institutions.

CAEL is one of the best tools for identifying students with the right English skills for academic success. It provides an authentic representation of language use in a Canadian academic context. Test takers read articles, listen to a lecture, answer questions, and write a short essay, as they would be expected to do in a first-year Canadian university or college classroom.

CAEL is now available as a computer-delivered test, known as CAEL CE (Computer Edition). CAEL CE has been improved to deliver all four components (reading, listening, writing, and speaking) by computer in a single test sitting.

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Trusted by Canadian and International Academic Institutions

CAEL is accepted by several academic institutions across Canada. A number of professional organizations also recognize the CAEL as a part of their accreditation process.

Latest News

Paragon Testing Enterprises, a subsidiary of The University of British Columbia, acquired CAEL from Carleton University in June 2015. In September 2017, Paragon launched a computerized version of the test called CAEL CE (Computer Edition). Paragon has become Canada’s leading English language testing organization and is committed to developing tests that meet the highest quality standards in the field.