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We have a range of resources to help candidates who are preparing for a Linguaskill test.
Our practice tests help you get comfortable with the format and layout of the test while also providing you with feedback on the responses you have entered. You can take these practice tests as many times as you like.
Note: Linguaskill is an adaptive test that changes the questions based on your answers, to provide you with a score. Our practice tests are not adaptive – there are three tests available, at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Use these online sample tests to familiarise yourself with the types of questions used on Linguaskill. These sample tests do not provide a result or save your answers.
Note: The Reading and Listening sample test is not adaptive and is shorter than a real test. The Speaking sample test requires a headphone set and microphone.
We have examples of Writing responses for each level and test section. They demonstrate the content that needs to be written in order to achieve the different levels. Examiner commentary is given to explain the reasons behind why each level was achieved.
Watch our series of preparation videos.
Read our top tips for Linguaskill, created by our assessment specialists to give you the best chance of succeeding in your test:
Want to practise your written English? Write & Improve gives you feedback in seconds.
This free online tool includes specific Linguaskill Business-related writing topics, it is a fantastic way to improve your writing skills.
Speak and Improve is a great way to practise your speaking skills and get used to the experience of taking an online speaking test like Linguaskill.
You can find a wide range of official Cambridge English support materials from Cambridge Assessment English and Cambridge University Press.
Cambridge English Empower
Cambridge English Empower is a general course that covers all levels of the CEFR. You can choose a course to suit your needs, from A1-C1.
A recommended course for Linguaskill, Empower offers:
Official Quick Guide to Linguaskill
The official test preparation companion, the Linguaskill Quick Guide includes: