Divine Trainings International ESOL SELT A1 Speaking & Listening
A 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) exam in English, aligned to the A1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through Divine Training’s global network of SELT Centers.
About the exam:
- Consists of a short conversation online with a live interlocutor
- Duration 8-9 minutes
- Each candidate is examined individually
- Topics and tasks are based on practical experience
CEFR level A1 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:
- Further Leave to Remain
- Representative of an Overseas Business
- Tier 2 (Sportsperson)
Applicants with a higher language level can take an A2 or B1 Speaking & Listening exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
Speaking & Listening
|Computer-based interview with a live interlocutor at a SELT Test Centre|
|Speaking & Listening 60/100|
|A few minutes after the exam|
|Issued 3 business days after the exam|
Computer-based interview with a live interlocutor at a SELT Test Centre
Speaking & Listening
Personal information: respond to questions on familiar matters
Situational role play: initiate and respond appropriately to social situations
Exchanging information: exchange information on a given image/set of images
Listen and respond: answer questions on a short monologue delivered by the interlocutor
Long turn: deliver a short, uninterrupted talk on a relevant topic provided by the interlocutor
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Candidates who achieve an average score of 60% or more in the Speaking & Listening exam will be awarded the corresponding Divine Trainings International ESOL certificate.