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English proficiency test C2: Pre-hire screening assessment to find the best candidates

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English (proficient/C2) test
Type: Language
Time: 12 min
Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Swedish
Level: Advanced

Summary of the English (proficient/C2) test

This English (proficient/C2) test evaluates candidates' English ability at CEFR level C2. It will help you hire people who can create international opportunities for your organization and improve your customer satisfaction, loyalty, revenue, and culture.

Covered skills

  • Grammar and vocabulary

  • Sentence composition

  • Reading comprehension

  • Listening comprehension

Use the English (proficient/C2) test to hire

This English (proficiency/C2) test is relevant for roles that require exceptional communication skills, such as customer service, sales, management, and leadership positions in the hospitality, finance, technology, healthcare, and education industries.

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About the English (proficient/C2) test

This English (proficient/C2) screening test evaluates candidates' proficiency at the C2 level of English according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR), which is commonly accepted to be a native level. This screening test will help you hire people who can communicate fluently and collaborate effectively with coworkers and clients in international business environments.

The test assesses candidates' proficiency in key areas of the English language, including grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and sentence composition. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to use complex grammar structures accurately and effectively, employ a wide range of vocabulary, comprehend complex texts, and communicate clearly and concisely in the workplace.

This screening test will help you identify candidates with the necessary skills to excel in roles that require exceptional communication, such as customer service, sales, management, and leadership positions. Candidates who do well on this test will help your organization improve its customer satisfaction and loyalty, increase its revenue, enhance its culture of collaboration and productivity, and build strong relationships and create new opportunities with stakeholders around the globe.

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The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Isabel S.

Isabel has a PhD in English and Applied Linguistics, and over 25 years of experience teaching English as a second language. She is also a language teacher trainer and has vast experience of curriculum and materials design.

For many years, she trained ESL certificate students in higher education, as well as active teachers in theories, methods, and approaches to second language teaching. She regularly creates content and materials for language schools and websites.

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