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Versant English Placement Test
Purpose A mid to low stakes test which can be used for course placement, progress monitoring, and language training programs
Test Content
Language tested English
Duration of test ~50 minutes
Number of forms available Three
Test delivery Computer
Number of questions 81
Sections included in the test Read Aloud, Repeat, Sentence Builds, Conversations, Typing, Sentence Completion, Dictation, Passage Reconstruction, Summary & Opinion
Test Scoring
Score precision Precise score in the range of 20 to 70
Diagnostic sub-scores reported Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing
Detailed explanation of language capabilities Yes
Score mapping to other language scales Available for Global Scale of English (GSE) and Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
Typing speed and accuracy Yes
Suggestions for improvement Yes
Test Security
Secure capture and storage of test-taker responses Yes
Anonymous test ID numbers to ensure data privacy Yes
Test Delivery & Administration
Delivery over computer Can be installed on PCs that meet minimum system requirements in a secure testing location. Learn more...