What level should my English be?

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Native speakers of English will naturally be above the minimum standard of English for this course. Non-native speakers should have an English level of C1 (Advanced) as a minimum.

If you are not sure what level your English is there are several websites where you can test it yourself, for example:

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/content

http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/general-english/

https://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/index.php

https://englishtest.duolingo.com/home (You will need Chrome or Opera to do this test)

C1 is the level represented by the following public exams:

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) General Level 4

Trinity ISE III

Trinity GESE Grades 10 and 11

Cambridge CAE (Grade A, B or C)

Cambridge Business Higher

IELTS score 6.5-7.5

Michigan ECPE

TOEFL score 95-120

TOIEIC Listening: 490-495 Reading 455 Speaking: 180 Writing: 180

Duolingo English Test: 95 minimum

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