Are you a researcher?
Our expert staff is constantly engaged in research that contributes to the quality of our examinations. We provide a number of useful resources online, as well as offer the opportunity to carry out research into our exams. We may also be able to provide you with specialized collections of data from millions of language learners—an unparalleled resource.
Quick Links for Researchers
Spaan Fellowship Program
In honor of Mary C. Spaan, the Spaan Fellowship Program provides significant support for scholars in the field of language assessment. Their work has made lasting contributions to the field. We have a complete collection of the Spaan Papers on our site.
ECCE | ECPE | MELAB | MET
The reports section contains information such as administration reports (ECCE and ECPE), technical manuals and descriptive statistics (MELAB), and standard setting reports and how we set cut scores (MET).
ECCE | ECPE | MELAB | MET | YLTE
Support materials available online include sample tests, and depending on which exam you choose, may also include writing prompts, speaking prompts, and other practice materials.
Rating Scales for Writing and Speaking
CEFR and CaMLA
We align our international exams to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).