Student taking Free Online English Test

Test Your Language Level

Assess your language level by taking our ILSC Free English Test.

 

Test your language level from home to set a clear path to achieving your learning goals.

Start your journey by taking the ILSC FREE Online English Test to complete a quick self-assessment. Test questions assess your reading and listening skills. Once you complete the test, you’ll get an email with your ILSC level. Our online language assessment will help you determine how long you need to study and how much you need to budget to achieve your goals. Our ILSC FREE English Test is a general guide, only.

To apply to ILSC or Greystone College, you’ll complete one of our ILSC Placement Tests. Depending on your program, you will receive the ILSC GENERAL English Placement Test or the ILSC ACADEMIC English/French Placement Test. These language tests will determine if you meet the entry level for your chosen ILSC or Greystone College program, and help our team place you in the right class.

Click to take the ILSC FREE English Test now:

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Compare our FREE English & French Tests

ILSC offers three English tests and one French test to support your learning journey. Start with our ILSC FREE English Test to get a general idea of your level.  Once you're ready to study at ILSC or Greystone College, take the ILSC GENERAL English Placement Test to be placed in the right class at ILSC, or the ILSC ACADEMIC English/French Placement Test to find out your level and create a learning plan to help you enter and excel in your chosen Greystone College or ILSC specialty program.  

 

ILSC FREE ENGLISH TEST 

ILSC GENERAL English Placement Test

ILSC ACADEMIC English/French Placement Test

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS TEST? Anyone who wants a general idea of their English level.
Our free test provides customized study suggestions based on your level result and can be used to start planning your studies.
Students who register for general English studies will take this test.
Students will be placed in the right class before they arrive, with no additional tests required.
Students who register for Greystone College programs or specialized ILSC Language Schools programs like University Pathway and more will take this test.
PRICE 
FREE
for everyone
FREE
for ILSC registered students
FREE
for prospective Greystone College and ILSC students (special programs)
FORMAT Online Online Online
AVERAGE LENGTH 25-30 minutes 30-45 minutes 60-75 minutes
SKILLS TESTED
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Integrated Grammar & Vocabulary
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Speaking
HOW IS MY TEST SCORED? Automatically The listening and reading sections are automatically scored. The speaking section is marked by our expert assessors. The grammar and reading sections are automatically scored. Your writing and speaking are marked by our expert assessors.
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY RESULTS? Instantly On your first day at ILSC. You'll be immediately placed in the right class for you and will start learning from day 1. Within 24 hours
WHEN SHOULD I TAKE THIS TEST? Any time If you’re registered for our general English studies, you’ll receive an automatic email invitation to take the test 2 weeks before your start date. If you plan to register for Greystone College, or an ILSC Language Schools specialty program, you can take this test before completing your registration to find out if you meet the English requirement.

If you need to improve your English, we will help you build an English learning plan so you can enter your chosen program and achieve your goals.
CAN I USE THIS TEST FOR ILSC OR GREYSTONE COLLEGE CLASS PLACEMENT/ ENTRY   NO YES
For ILSC class placement
YES
For ILSC class placement or Greystone College entry
TEST VALIDITY This free test is a general guide only and cannot be used for class placement. 2 years 2 years
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS Complete the test on any internet-connected device. Be sure you have audio available to watch videos and listen to dialogues. Complete the test on any internet-connected device. Be sure you have audio available to watch videos and listen to dialogues.
You will need a camera and microphone to record videos for the speaking component.
Complete the test on any internet-connected device. Be sure you have audio available.
You will need a camera and microphone to record videos for the speaking component.

*The ILSC ACADEMIC French Placement Test is completed in two parts. Students first complete a grammar, reading, and writing assessment online. Speaking is assessed through a scheduled interview with one of our assessors. The ILSC ACADEMIC French Placement Test is completed by all students who plan to study French at ILSC Montréal, including those who will study general French.

Assess your level and plan your studies

Our Online Language Tests will help you plan your studies, and achieve your goals.

Step 1

TAKE OUR ILSC FREE ENGLISH TEST

Take this quick, FREE English assessment to get a general idea of your level.

Our FREE Online English Assessment tests your reading and listening skills and takes about 25-30 minutes to complete. It gives you instant results and study recommendations.

Step 2

PLAN YOUR STUDIES & APPLY

Once you have your test results, use our recommendations to start planning your studies at ILSC, Greystone College, or both!

Create a study plan that will help you achieve your goals, and apply!

Step 3

TAKE THE PRE-ARRIVAL LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT

Once we have your registration details, we’ll email you a link to take either our  ILSC GENERAL English Placement Test or ILSC ACADEMIC English/French  Placement Test.

You'll need 25-75 minutes to complete the test and a reliable internet connection. You'll also need a device with a camera-enabled to record video for the speaking assessment.

Step 4

RECEIVE YOUR RESULTS & GET READY FOR YOUR FIRST DAY

ILSC ACADEMIC English Test results will arrive to your email within 24 hours - if you need to adjust your study plan or length to meet your goals, now is the time. ILSC GENERAL English Placement Test results will be provided the day you arrive at ILSC and you will already be placed in the right classes for your level. 

Once you arrive, you’ll be able to start your classes with confidence – no additional assessments are required!

What does my ILSC Level mean?

Our language testing experts have carefully developed ILSC's testing and scoring methodologies to ensure that students are placed in ILSC language classes, specialty programs, or Greystone College programs where they will be able to succeed and achieve their learning goals. To understand how ILSC language levels compare to common standard English tests like IELTS, Duolingo, TOEFL iBT and more, see our level equivalencies.

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