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 CE Test and Pretest?
CAEL CE Test
$280 + Taxes
What Are The Eligibility Requirements?
To be eligible for the CAEL CE 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
|Abbotsford||Ashton Testing Services Abbotsford|
|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||Global Village English Centres|
|Vancouver||Paragon Testing Enterprises|
|Victoria||Global Village English Centres|