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Assessment

Find out how we assess students on the English for University Study Programme.

Once the programme ends, you'll have the chance to take the English for University Study (EfUS) Exit Test, which assesses your speaking, listening, reading, writing and English usage skills.

The results are then mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

ElementEfUS Exit Test tasks
Speaking
(20% of overall mark)
  1. Interview: ask and answer questions/ask for information.
  2. Formal presentation on an academic topic.
Writing
(20% of overall mark) 
  1. Email
  2. Describe data
  3. Essay
Reading
(20% of overall mark) 
Reading comprehension and paraphrasing.
Listening
(20% of overall mark) 
Listening comprehension, note-taking, and paraphrasing.
English Usage
(20% of overall mark) 

A written test containing task types such as multiple choice, gap-fill and matching.

Language skills tested:

  1. Grammar
  2. Vocabulary