English Classes &Test Preparation: IELTS & CELPIP

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The CELPIP-General Test ©* is a complete English language testing program that assesses general levels of functional competency. The test is completely computer-delivered and consists of following components:

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking

The CELPIP-General Test uses the English variety spoken in Canada. Individuals wishing to immigrate to and adapt to life in Canada relate more to understanding and using Canadian English than other varieties of English used in other comparable testing systems.

The CELPIP-General Test is completely computer-delivered and is taken at one of our designated test centres.

To complete this test, test takers must know how to use a computer mouse and standard keyboard.


The CELPIP-General Test has four test components: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. The parts of each test component and the timing are shown below.

Listening - 47 minutes
Reading- 60 minutes
Writing- 53 minutes
Speaking - 20 minutes

Total test time allotted is 180 minutes or 3 hours.


In order to obtain more detailed information, go to https://www.celpiptest.ca/about-celpip-g/test-format-and-scoring/.


*The information on the test is taken from https://www.celpiptest.ca, @ 2015 Paragon Testing Enterprises, a subsidiary of UBC



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