List of language proficiency tests

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The following is a non-exhaustive, but growing, list of standardized tests that assess a person's language proficiency of a foreign/secondary language. Various types of such exams exist per many languages—some are organized at an international level even through national authoritative organizations, while others simply for specific limited business or study orientation.

Afrikaans[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Akan-Twi[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Albanian[edit]

American Sign Language[edit]

Amharic[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Armenian[edit]

Arabic[edit]

  • The Arabic Language Proficiency Test (ALPT)[2] is a standardized Arabic proficiency test designed by Arabic Academy and endorsed by the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). There are 56 member countries under ICCI that cover all 22 Arab countries as well as 34 countries in Africa and the Far East. The ALPT started in 2002 and measures the student's level of proficiency in Arabic. The ALPT has five sections: Listening Comprehension, Reading, Structure, Writing, Speaking.
  • Eton Institute offers its own "Arabic Language Competency Test" (ALCT), a 4-skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening) exam which generates a band-score result similar to the IELTS model, but for Arabic.
  • E-TOAFL and Al-Arabiyyah tests by the AL_ARABIYYAH-INSTITUTE, are tests conducted online that measures a learner's level according to the CEFR benchmark.
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • CIMA (Certificat International de Maîtrise en Arabe)[3] is a standardized Arabic proficiency test developed by the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, and is offered since 2018 in Paris (at the Institute) and in several accredited centres around the world.

Azerbaijani (Azeri)[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Baluchi[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Bengali[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Brazilian Sign Language[edit]

  • ProLibras - Brazilian Sign Language Certificate[4]

British Sign Language[edit]

  • Signature - British Sign Language Certificate Levels 1-6[5]
  • iBSL - British Sign Language Certificate Levels 1-6[6]
  • Scottish Qualifications Authority - British Sign Language Certificate Levels 1-6, along with other related qualifications.[7]

Bosnian[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Bulgarian[edit]

  • The Standard Test of Bulgarian as a Foreign Language 

(STBFL) (Стандартизиран тест по  български език като чужд език (СТБЕЧ)) http://www.deo.uni-sofia.bg/bg/certificate/bg https://www.mon.bg/upload/7447/reglament_BG_online.pdf http://www.legacy.deo.uni-sofia.bg/alte/index.htm http://www.deo.uni-sofia.bg/bg/coursis http://www.deo.uni-sofia.bg/bg/language/bulgarian

  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Cambodian (Khmer)[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Chinese[edit]

Mandarin[edit]

  • HSK - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi. Official test of Mandarin in mainland China, consisting of reading, writing, listening and comprehension
  • HSKK - HSK Speaking Test. HSKK assesses the test takers’ oral Chinese abilities. HSKK consists of three levels, HSKK (Primary level), HSKK (Intermediate level) and HSKK (Advanced level). HSKK is conducted in the form of audio recording.
  • TOCFL - Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language. Test used in Taiwan for Mandarin as a foreign language.
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Chinese A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Chinese A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Chinese A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Chinese A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Chinese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Chinese A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Chinese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Chinese A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Chinese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Chinese Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • Certificados en Lenguas Extranjeras (CLE). Certificate of proficiency in six foreign languages, Mandarin Chinese being one of them, issued by the Ministry of Education, City of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Tests the four skills. Targeted at primary and secondary-level students in the City of BA, for whom it is free of charge. See http://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/educacion/idiomas/certificados-en-lenguas-extranjeras
  • TSC - Test of Spoken Chinese was conducted under the leadership of YBM, the largest language institute in Korea. Most large South Korean companies now require Chinese employees to pass the TSC.
  • BCT - Business Chinese Test, as an international, standardized test of Chinese language proficiency, focuses on assessing non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities to use the Chinese language in real business or common working environments and evaluating the language tasks they are able to complete. The BCT, as a test series, consists of three independent tests: BCT (A), BCT (B) and the BCT Speaking Test.[11]

Cantonese[edit]

  • Certificate in Chinese Language - University of Hong Kong[12]
    • First Examination
    • Certificate Examination
  • Computerized Oral Proficiency Assessment (COPA) - assessment of oral and comprehension skills only[13]
  • Diploma Programme in Chinese as a Foreign/Second Language (Cantonese) - Chinese University of Hong Kong; levels: Foundation, Certificate, Diploma, Advanced[14]
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hokkien[edit]

  • MSC - Minnanhua Shuiping Ceshi (simplified Chinese: 闽南话水平测试; traditional Chinese: 閩南話水平測試; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bân-lâm-ōe Chúi-pêng Chhek-chhì; lit.: 'Hokkien Level Test'). This is the first, and the only one for now, official standardized test of a variety of Chinese other than Mandarin in mainland China. It is a speaking test with four parts: reading out words, sentences, a passage and speaking on a topic. There is no preferred dialect of Hokkien for the test; any dialect may be used as long as the pronunciation is proper in that dialect. The first test was held in Xiamen on 19 November 2016 to select future examiners, and so it was only for people in the education, broadcasting and cultural sectors who have received prior trainings.[15][16][17] The first test open to the public was held on 9 and 10 December 2017 in Xiamen and a free 2-day pre-test training was provided to test-takers.[18]

Taiwanese Hokkien[edit]

  • General Taiwanese Proficiency Test (GTPT) is a standardized proficiency test for speakers of Taiwanese designed by the Center for Taiwanese Languages Testing at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. In addition to GTPT, there is another International Taiwanese Proficiency Test (ITPT) for speakers of Taiwanese as a second language.[19]

Czech[edit]

  • CCE - Czech Language Certificate Exam[20]
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages

Danish[edit]

Dari[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Dutch[edit]

  • Nederlands als Tweede Taal (Dutch as a second language, abbreviated NT2). A two-part examination required in the Netherlands to study at the tertiary level. Part I is less thorough than II. Successful completion gains a NT2-I or NT2-II diploma
  • Certificaat Nederlands als vreemde taal (CNavT). A set of six exams, each aimed at confirming proficiency for specific fields. "Profile Tourist and Informal Language Proficiency (PTIT)" is equal to ECF A2, and "Profile Language Proficiency Higher Education" is equal to ECF B2 (both are accepted by most higher level education institutions in Belgium and the Netherlands).[21]
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)


English[edit]

Canadian English language test for permanent resident status[edit]

Estonian[edit]

Finnish[edit]

  • Various, Yleiset kielitutkinnot from Opetushallitus[26]
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

French[edit]

  • TEF - Test d'évaluation du français
  • TCF - Test de connaissance du français
  • TFI - Test de français international
  • Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) - Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2.
  • Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF) - Levels: C1, C2.
  • Examens de langue française (Université Paris-Sorbonne IV) - Levels: B1, B2, C1, C2, C3
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages
  • TELC - The European Language Certificates
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE French A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE French A1 CEFR
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE French A2 CEFR
  • ILCE French B1 CEFR
  • ILCE French B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE French B2 CEFR
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE French C1 CEFR
  • ILCE French C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE French C2 CEFR
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE French A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE French B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE French B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE French A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE French B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE French B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE French A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE French A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE French B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE French B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE French Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • ILCE French Gastronomy Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR

French Sign Language[edit]

  • Le Diplôme de Compétence en Langue des Signes Française (DCL)[27] est un diplôme qui a été créé spécifiquement pour les adultes, c’est un diplôme national et reconnu par les besoins du monde professionnel actuel.

Ga[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Galician[edit]

Georgian[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

German[edit]

DSD II, DSH, and TestDaF are accepted by any university in Germany. They are officially recognised as university entrance qualifications. Other tests may be considered, but no guarantees are given. In other German-speaking countries the situation varies.

  • ZD - Zertifikat Deutsch
  • ZDfB - Zertifikat Deutsch für den Beruf
  • ÖSD (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch) - Austrian German Diploma
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages
  • A1 level (Start Deutsch 1) from the Goethe-Institut
  • A2 level (Start Deutsch 2) from the Goethe-Institut
  • B1 level (Goethe-Zertifikat B1) from the Goethe-Institut
  • B2 level (Goethe-Zertifikat B2) from the Goethe-Institut
  • C1 level (Goethe-Zertifikat C1) from the Goethe-Institut
  • C2 level (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom) from the Goethe-Institut
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • Certificados en Lenguas Extranjeras (CLE). Certificate of proficiency in six foreign languages, German being one of them, issued by the Ministry of Education, City of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Tests the four skills. Targeted at primary and secondary-level students in the City of BA, for whom it is free of charge. See http://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/educacion/idiomas/certificados-en-lenguas-extranjeras
  • Euroexam International at CEFR levels A2 to C1
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE German A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE German A1 CEFR
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE German A2 CEFR
  • ILCE German B1 CEFR
  • ILCE German B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE German B2 CEFR
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE German C1 CEFR
  • ILCE German C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE German C2 CEFR
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE German A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE German B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE German B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE German A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE German B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE German B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE German A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE German A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE German B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE German B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE German Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • ILCE German Gastronomy Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • ILCE German Nursing Care A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR


Greek[edit]

Gujarati[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Haitian Creole[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hausa[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hebrew[edit]

  • The Hebrew Proficiency Test (YAEL) takes place in Israel and is taken by students who seek to demonstrate a sufficient knowledge of Hebrew for the sake of university admissions.
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages.
  • Georgetown University offers proficiency testing in this language for its own students.
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hiligaynon[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hindi[edit]

  • Kendriya Hindi Sansthan [11]
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
  • Official ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (APPL) [29]


Hmong-Mong[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Hungarian[edit]

  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages

[30] The certificate examinations are staged on four levels of language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:

  • A2 – beginner;
  • B1 – basic;
  • B2 – intermediate;
  • C1 – advanced.

Igbo[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Ilocano[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Indonesian[edit]

  • UKBI (Uji Kemahiran Berbahasa Indonesia) also called TOIFL (Test of Indonesian as a Foreign Language)[31]
  • BIPA (Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing)[32]
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Irish[edit]

Italian[edit]

According to the Ministero degli Esteri (Italian Foreign Affairs), there are four officials Italian certifications approved CLIQ (Certificato di Lingua Italiana di Qualità): CILS, CELI, PLIDA and .IT ROMA TRE

  • CILS (Qualification) - Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera
  • CELI - Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana
  • PLIDA - Certificazione Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri
  • .IT ROMA TRE - Certificazione dell'ITaliano come lingua straniera
  • TELC - The European Language Certificates
  • AIL (Qualification) - Accademia Italiana di Lingua, Diploma Elementare di Lingua Italiana DELI A1 A2, Diploma Intermedio di Lingua Italiana DILI B1 B2, Diploma Avanzato di Lingua Italiana DALI C1, C2, Diploma Commerciale di Lingua Italiana DILC B1 DALC C1
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • Certificados en Lenguas Extranjeras (CLE). Certificate of proficiency in six foreign languages, Italian being one of them, issued by the Ministry of Education, City of Buenos Aires (Argentina). Tests the four skills. Targeted at primary and secondary-level students in the City of BA, for whom it is free of charge. See http://www.buenosaires.gob.ar/educacion/idiomas/certificados-en-lenguas-extranjeras
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Italian A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A1 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Italian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Italian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Italian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Italian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Italian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Italian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Italian A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Italian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Italian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Italian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Italian Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • ILCE Italian Gastronomy Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR


Japanese[edit]

  • JLPT - Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N5, N4, N3, N2, N1)
  • NAT-TEST - The Japanese Language NAT-TEST
  • BJT - Business Japanese Proficiency Test (ビジネス日本語能力テスト)
  • EJU - Examination for Japanese University Admission (日本留学試験)
  • Nihongo Kentei - Overall Japanese language proficiency test(日本語検定)
  • Kanji kentei - Japanese Kanji Aptitude Test (日本漢字能力検定試験)
  • Japan Proverb Test
  • J-Test
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Japanese A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Japanese A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Japanese A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Japanese A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Japanese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Japanese A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Japanese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Japanese A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Japanese A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Japanese Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ACTFL OPIc

Japanese Sign Language[edit]

  • Zenkoku-Shuwa Kentei[34]

Javanese[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Kashimiri[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Kazakh[edit]

   Levels : Reasonable grade
   Elementary : 31-64 grades
   Pre-Intermediate : 65-104 grades
   Intermediate : 105-119 grades
   Upper-Intermediate : 120-134 grades
   Advanced : 135-145 grades
   Higher advanced : 146-150 grades
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Klingon[edit]

Kikongo-Kongo[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Korean[edit]

  • KPE- Korean proficiency Exam
  • TOPIK - Test of Proficiency in Korean
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Korean A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Korean A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Korean A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Korean A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Korean A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Korean A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Korean A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Korean A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Korean A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Korean Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ACTFL OPIc

Krio[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Kurdish[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Kyrgyz[edit]

  • КЫРГЫЗТЕСТ [12]

Lao (Laotian)[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Latin[edit]

Latvian[edit]

  • State Language Proficiency Certificate in Latvian[35][36]

Lithuanian[edit]

  • Level Examinations of Language Proficiency for Lithuanian[37]

Luxembourgish [edit]

  • LaF - Diplom Lëtzebuergesch als Friemsprooch[38]

Malaysian[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Mongolian[edit]

Myanmar (Burmese)[edit]

  • MLT: Test levels include MB, M1, M2, M3, M4, M5.
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Nepali[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Norwegian[edit]

  • Norsk Språktest - Folkeuniversitetet:[40]
  • Norskprøve 2 for voksne innvandrere - Level A2;
  • Norskprøve 3 for voksne innvandrere - Level B1;
  • Test i norsk - høyere nivå - Advanced Level (Bergenstesten).
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

- Bergenstest for voksne innvandrere - Level B2


Persian (Farsi)[edit]

Polish[edit]

  • B1 – basic;
  • B2 – general intermediate;
  • C2 – advanced.
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)


Portuguese[edit]

Brazilian Portuguese[edit]


European Portuguese[edit]

  • TELC - The European Language Certificates (Portuguese Level B1 only)
  • CAPLE - Centre for Evaluation of the Portuguese Language (Centro de Avaliação de Português Língua Estrangeira)[43]
  • ACESSO - Certificado acesso ao português (Level A1)
  • CIPLE - Certificado inicial de português língua estrangeira (Level A2)
  • DEPLE - Diploma elementar de português língua estrangeira (Level B1)
  • DIPLE - Diploma intermédio de português língua estrangeira (Level B2)
  • DAPLE - Diploma avançado de português língua estrangeira (Level C1)
  • DUPLE - Diploma universitário de português língua estrangeira (Level C2)

Romanian[edit]

Russian[edit]

  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Russian A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A1 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Russian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Russian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Russian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Russian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Russian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Russian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Russian A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Russian A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Russian B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Russian B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Russian Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR

Serbian[edit]

Sinhalese[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Slovak[edit]

  • Certificate of Slovak language proficiency. Levels: A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.[45]
  • ECL - European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Slovene[edit]

  • Izpit iz znanja slovenščine. Levels: A1 (Breakthrough), A2/B1 (Basic), B2 (Intermediate), C1/C2 (Advanced).[46] Offered by the Department of Philosophy of the Univerza v Ljubljani
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Somali[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Spanish[edit]

  • [14] SIELE - Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española
  • CELA - Certificado de Español como Lengua Adicional del Centro de Enseñanza para Extranjeros (CEPE) de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). 3 Levels: Independent Level (B1), Advanced Level (B2) and Proficiency Level (C2)
  • CELU - Certificado de Español: Lengua y Uso, Certificate of Spanish: Language and use.
  • Certificado de las Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas, Spain - Diploma de español, level "Básico" - A2, "Intermedio" - B1, "Avanzado" - B2, C1
  • DELE - Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera. Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • ECL - Consorcio Europeo para el Certificado en Lenguas Modernas
  • LanguageCert USAL esPro Comprensión auditiva y de lectura
  • LanguageCert USAL esPro Expresión escrita
  • LanguageCert USAL esPro Expresión oral
  • ACTFL OPIc
  • ILCE CEFR Exam System
  • ILCE Spanish A0+ CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A1 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 / C2 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Spanish A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Spanish B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Spanish B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only speaking
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Spanish A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Spanish B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Spanish B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only writing
  • ILCE Spanish A1 / A2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Spanish A2 / A2+ / B1 / B1+ / B2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Spanish B1 / B1+ / B2 / B2+ / C1 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Spanish B2 / B2+ / C1 / C1+ / C2 CEFR only listening
  • ILCE Spanish Tourism and Hotel Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • ILCE Spanish Gastronomy Sector A1 / A2 / B1 / B2 / C1 CEFR
  • TELC - The European Language Certificates

Spanish Sign Language[edit]

  • The University of Granada offers a course in Spanish Sign Language[47] The exam consists of two parts:
    • Expression (a text for the students to sign)
    • Compression (a signed video for the students to write up in a Word document)

Swahili (Kiswahili)[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Swedish[edit]

  • Swedex - Swedex consists of three different levels corresponding to the A2, B1 and B2 levels in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It can be taken in examination centres in twenty-five different countries. Swedex tests the skills of the student in five different areas: vocabulary, grammar, listening, writing and reading.
  • TISUS - Test in Swedish for University Studies is another certificate, often used as a proof of competence in Swedish to gain access to Swedish universities.
  • Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Certificate in Business Swedish[48]
  • Allmänna språkexamina, Ulbildningsstyrelse (Finland)
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)


Tagalog (Filipino)[edit]

Tajik[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Tamil[edit]

  • AJA Assessment AJA Assessment Tamil Language Proficiency Test in Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Telugu[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Thai[edit]

Tigrinya[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Turkish[edit]

  • Turkish Proficiency Exam - Türkçe Yeterlik Sınavı (TYS)[49][50]
  • UTS - Distance Turkish Test (Uzaktan Türkçe Sınavı)[51][52]
  • TELC - The European Language Certificates
  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet A1 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet A1 (Konuşma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet A2 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet A2 (Konuşma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet B1 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet B1 (Konuşma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet B2 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet B2 (Konuşma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet C1 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet C1 (Konuşma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet C2 (Dinleme, Okuma, Yazma)
  • LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet C2 (Konuşma)


Turkmen[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Uighur[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Ukrainian[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Urdu[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Uzbek[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Vietnamese[edit]

  • VINATEST - Kỳ thi đánh giá năng lực Tiếng Việt (Hanoi University)[53]
  • NLTV - Kỳ thi năng lực Tiếng Việt (VNS)[54]
  • IVPT - Kỳ Thi Năng Lực Tiếng Việt Quốc Tế (International Vietnamese Proficiency Test) was designed by Center for Vietnamese Studies at National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan) for the speakers of Vietnamese as second language in Taiwan.[55]

Welsh[edit]

  • WJEC offers Defnyddio'r Gymraeg tests at Mynediad (Entry) level, Sylfaen (Foundation) level, Canolradd (Intermediate) and Uwch (Advanced) level.

Wolof[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Wu[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Yoruba[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

Zulu[edit]

  • Official ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

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