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English Basic (A1)

English Basic (A1)

Assesses vital English (Basic) language abilities including grammar, reading comprehension, and practical language use in different contexts.

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Type
Language
Time
14 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

English (Basic) test: Evaluating linguistic proficiency

Discover the linguistic capabilities of your candidates with our English (basic) pre-employment screening assessment. Tailored to effectively assess fundamental English language skills, this evaluation is your bridge to ensuring effective communication and linguistic competence in your team, vital in today's global marketplace.

Unique features of the English (Basic) proficiency assessment

  • Comprehensive evaluation: Covers essential areas such as grammar, reading comprehension, and practical language use, ensuring a well-rounded assessment.
  • Adapted for workplace relevance: Focuses on language skills that are immediately applicable in professional and everyday communication scenarios, maximizing workplace adaptability.
  • Inclusive and accessible: Designed for candidates of varying linguistic backgrounds, this test is an inclusive tool for assessing fundamental English skills.
  • Insightful feedback: Scores provide clear insights into candidates' English proficiency, enabling informed decision-making.
  • Streamlines hiring process: A tool perfect for the early stages of the recruitment process, helping to quickly identify candidates with the necessary language skills.

Topics covered in the English (Basic) language test

The English language pre-screening examination evaluates candidates in the following areas:

  • Grammar accuracy: Tests understanding and proper use of grammar.
  • Reading and comprehension: Assesses ability to understand and interpret written text.
  • Practical language use: Evaluates practical application of English in various contexts, from professional emails to everyday conversations.

Best use of the English (Basic) language proficiency test

This fundamental English language assessment is ideally suited for positions requiring solid communication skills, including:

  • Customer service representatives: Essential for roles that require clear and effective communication with customers.
  • Administrative assistants: Perfect for evaluating candidates who need to manage written and verbal correspondence efficiently.
  • Marketing professionals: Helps ensure that team members can create and understand content that appeals to English-speaking audiences.
  • International sales representatives: Ideal for assessing the ability to communicate fluently and clearly in English with clients across the globe.
  • Remote employees: Essential for roles in global teams, ensuring all members can collaborate effectively regardless of their location.

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Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

Sarah Garner

Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

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Learning & Development Specialist

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Head of Talent Acquisition

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Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization