CELPIP

 

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CELPIP-Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program

CELPIP is an English language test pronounced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent resident status in the country. Along with, it facilitates those who are seeking for the work permit in Canada-Nursing / Manufacturing and Food processing.

One of the versions of the CELPIP Test is the CELPIP-General Test which assesses the test takers in functional Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking skills. It is accepted by IRCC as proof of English language proficiency for permanent residency in Canada. Other organizations that accept the CELPIP-General Test include the Real Estate Council of British Columbia and Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council.

The test provides a rational and an authentic measurement of a candidate’s English abilities in a variety of routine circumstances, like office written and verbal communication, discussion with colleagues and superiors in the workplace, interacting with friends, understanding newscasts, and interpreting and responding to written materials.

CELPIP is a fully computerized test with no human intervention and allows candidates to complete all the test modules in one sitting. It offers test takers a quick and reliable testing experience.

Test Format

CELPIP General Test has four modules- Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. It takes 3 hours to complete the entire test in one go with no break.

Section

Questions

Format

Time(Mins)

Listening

38

6(parts)

50

Reading

38

4(parts)

55

Writing

2

2(parts)

55

Speaking

8

8(parts)

20


Listening Section

  • There are 6 parts to this section.
  • For each part, an audio clip is played for 1 to 1.5 mins, only once.

Reading Section

  • There are four parts to this section.
  • You are allowed 10 minutes to read each passage and answer the question, in each part.
  • Once you leave your page, you cannot return to it.

Writing Section

  • There are two writing tasks each for 150-200 words.
  • The test will show your word count as you are typing your answer.
  • Task 1: 27 mins (Writing an email)
  • Task 2: 26 mins (Responding to Survey Questions)

Speaking Section

  • There are 8 tasks in this section.
  • Each task requires recording for 60-90 seconds.
  • There are 30 seconds of preparation time.
  • You are tested for your spoken English by recording your responses while speaking into a microphone.

CELPIP IELTS EQUIVALENCY

Canadian Language Benchmarking (CLB) is used to measure the test takers proficiency by the immigration agency.

CELPIP

IELTS

CLB

3L

5

5

3H

5.5

6

4L

6

7

4H

6.5-7

8

5L

7-8

9

5H

8-9

10

 A candidate requires a 7 or more in all modules: Government of Canada

Why CELPIP @ Webberz?

  • Pioneer in CELPIP test preparation
  • Fully computerized labs
  • 1:1 computer student ratio
  • Receive personalized test instruction
  • Expert trainers
  • Ample of practice material
  • Take-home exercises

Our Batch

  • Classroom-30 days
  • 3-4 hours daily (one weekly off)