Founded as a Cambridge English Exams centre in 1989 in Winterthur, Swiss Exams has over the years not only developed to the leading Cambridge English Exams centre in the country but also to an organisation which provides exam management services to over 800 schools and organisations in Switzerland.
Linguaskill is an online, adaptive and multi-level testing system designed by Cambridge Assessment English. It assess the English language abilities of candidates at any level, from A1 to C1 or above level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
It provides fast, accurate results and clear individual and group reports on the Listening and Reading, Writing and Speaking performance as well as an overall score with the CEFR level and the score on Cambridge English Scale.
Remote Proctoring – Cambridge English exams from home
Remote proctoring allows test takers to take the Linguaskill test from the comfort of their own homes while ensuring test integrity and security. This is made possible through new technologies allowing organisations to provide assessments anywhere and at any time. In current times this is an essential feature that sets Linguaskills apart from other English assessment products.
Test takers need to prepare the following for the remote proctored Linguaskill test:
One form of government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver’s license, passport, military ID, student ID, etc.)
Any materials authorized for use by the instructor (scratch paper, pencil, etc.)
A working webcam and microphone
A strong internet connection
A private room
Higher Education Institutions:Linguaskill provides an efficient way to assess language levels on admission, monitor progression and check your students meet language requirements for graduation.
Employers: You can use Linguaskill in recruitment to ensure applicants have the right language skills for a role, or to measure the effectiveness of staff language training.
Linguaskill offers unique benefits for test takers and institutions
Assessment of English abilities at any level
Convenient test taking from home
Linguaskill is available in two different options:
Linguaskill General tests language used in daily life, making it ideal for university admission or exit and recruitment for roles in a non-business-specific environment. Test topics include studying and working, making future plans, travel and technology.
Linguaskill Business tests language used in a corporate setting. It is most suitable for business specific courses or for recruitment in organisations where employees would be expected to be familiar with the language of business. Test topics include the buying and selling of products or services, the office, business travel and human resources.