What is Duolingo test?
The Duolingo English Test is a modern language proficiency tool designed for today’s international students and institutions. It offers an English proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample in an accessible, efficient, and secure testing experience.
- Take the test online anytime, anywhere
- Finish in 1 hour and get results in 2 days
- Accepted by over 2000 institutions
- Adaptive test (45 minutes)
- Quick setup (5 minutes)
What is exam format and requirement?
The test has seven different item types, which collectively tap into test takers’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Because the Duolingo English Test is a CAT, it will adjust in difficulty as the computer updates its real-time estimate of test takers’ language proficiency as they progress through the test. There are five item types in the computer-adaptive portion of the test which includes c-test, audio yes/no vocabulary, visual yes/no vocabulary, dictation, and elicited imitation.
Major type of questions:
- Yes/No Vocabulary
- Elicited Imitation (Read-aloud)
- Extended Speaking
- Extended Writing
You must have
- Your passport, driver’s license or government ID
- A quiet, well-lit room
- 60 minutes of free time
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer
Your computer must have
- A supported browser
- A front-facing camera
- A microphone
Why e Studyabroad Education & Immigration Services?
As a trusted Duolingo training institute in India, endeavours to prepare students with the skills and strategies needed to pass the examination with a higher band score. We offer:
- Weekly Classes for each specific module.
- Intensive lessons by Duolingo experts and examiners.
- Practice computer based full and sectional test at our lab or library facility (no need to bring laptops).
- Focused exam-oriented tutorials highlighting what to focus and avoid during the Duolingo test.
- Regular weekly mock tests with expert feedback to help you boost confidence before your actual test.
- Special Query Sessions every week for difficult modules.
We offer you the coaching on “Online” too, our qualified experts teach you online through platform of your choice. We do not let any obstacle to affect the preparations of our student.
e Studyabroad is always here to hold your hand and walk through every hurdle to drop you at your favourite abroad location to make your future brighter.
How it is scored?
The Duolingo English Test is designed to assess real-world language ability, by measuring reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Each test taker’s proficiency is reported as a holistic score on a scale from 10 – 160
- Can understand very basic English words and phrases.
- Can understand straightforward information and express themselves in familiar contexts.
The Duolingo English Test is a more convenient, accessible, and cost-effective English proficiency assessment.
Traditional English proficiency exams are often difficult to schedule, require travel to a test centre, have long and stressful testing experiences, and cost over $200 USD. The Duolingo English Test can be taken online, on demand from your computer for only $49. The results are available within 48 hours, and you can share your results with an unlimited number of institutions.
In addition, the Duolingo English Test offers the opportunity to showcase yourself in addition to your English ability through the integration of a video interview and writing sample alongside a proficiency score.
Duolingo partners with institutions across the globe, including hundreds of universities and secondary schools who accept the Duolingo English Test as part of their admissions process. To see a full list of accepting institutions and how they use the Duolingo English Test. For more visit https://englishtest.duolingo.com/institutions.
The exam portion of the Duolingo English Test contains a series of speaking, reading, writing, and listening exercises. This portion is graded.
The second, ungraded portion of the exam consists of a video interview and writing sample. In each section, the test taker will be able to respond to one of two prompts offered.
How is the Duolingo English Test used by institutions?
Accepting institutions use the Duolingo English Test for different purposes. Please contact individual institutions if you have questions about how they accept the Duolingo English Test.
For higher education institutions, Duolingo will provide a link to the institution’s Admissions website and note if the Duolingo English Test fulfils their English proficiency requirement.
The Duolingo English Test takes less than an hour to complete.
You may receive certified results for up to two tests in a 30-day period, which starts on the completion date of your first certified test. If you complete a test and your results are not certified, it will not count against this limit.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: “Accommodation Request” detailing your request. A supervisor will reply within 24 hours.
Subscores can provide more nuanced information about a test taker’s language abilities, without requiring them to take another test.
Since the test format has not changed—only the scoring—students who have taken the test on or after July 15, 2019 can have subscores added to their certified results for free and without having to take another test..
When subscores are available in July 2020, test takers will be able to do this from their Duolingo English Test homepage. They can first preview their subscores before confirming whether or not they’d like them added to their test results.
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