What Is The CAEL Pretest?
*The Speaking and Writing component will not be scored
**Please note that the CAEL Pretest is only available in select test centres across Canada.
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What Is The Difference Between The CAEL Test and Pretest?
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What Are The Eligibility Requirements?
To be eligible for the CAEL Pretest, it is preferred, although not required, for an individual to meet at least two of the following:
- A non-native English speaker
- Enrolled in an undergraduate- or graduate-level college or university program
- Enrolled in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program
- Enrolled in an English as a Second Language (ESL) program
- Between the ages of 17 and 25
What Is Expected Of The Participants?
The pretest will be approximately 2 hours long and will include the following:
Computer delivery: participants will complete the pretest over the computer.
Practice four skills: the pretest will assess skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English in an academic context.
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Test Centres That Offer The Pretest
|Richmond||Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Richmond Campus|
|Surrey||DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society – Surrey City Centre|
|Surrey||Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Civic Plaza|
|Vancouver||Ashton Testing Services|
|Vancouver||Paragon Testing Enterprises|