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Preparation & Study

Sample Tests

Full sample versions of CaMLA tests and other support materials are available on this page. Sample tests are designed to be similar in difficulty to the actual test. They give a reasonable idea of how a test taker should expect to score.


ECCE

ECCE Sample Tests

ECCE Sample Test, Form B

ECCE 2013 Sample Test

Writing

The ECCE writing section benchmarks have been prepared by trained raters at CaMLA.

Speaking

Sample of a complete ECCE speaking test:


ECPE

ECPE Sample Tests

Before beginning the sample test, read the the ECPE Sample Test Guide and download the answer sheet.

ECPE Sample Test, Form A

ECPE Sample Test, Form B

Writing Benchmarks

ECPE writing section benchmarks have been prepared by trained raters at CaMLA.

Speaking

Sample of a complete ECPE speaking test:


MELAB

MELAB Sample Test

Before beginning, read “How to Take the Sample Test” on page 2 of the MELAB sample test guide.

Writing

MELAB Sample Essays and Commentary includes ten essays representative of each score on the MELAB Writing Rating Scale. The essays were written by MELAB test takers and scored and commented on by trained raters at CaMLA.


MET

MET Sample Test

Listening and Reading

Before taking an MET sample test, please become familiar with the sample test instructions.

Speaking

The MET Speaking Test measures an individual’s ability to produce comprehensible speech in response to a range of tasks and topics. It is a structured, one-on-one interaction between examiner and test taker that includes five distinct tasks. The tasks require test takers to convey information about a picture and about themselves, give a supported opinion, and state the advantages and disadvantages of a particular proposal.

Sample of a complete MET Speaking Test:

Writing

The MET Writing Test designed is to evaluate the ability to write in English. The test is intended for English language learners who range in ability from the high beginner to low advanced levels. In order to measure the writing proficiency of individuals at these differing levels of ability, the MET Writing Test requires test takers to produce written language at the sentence level, the paragraph level, and to produce a short essay.


YLTE

YLTE Sample Tests

YLTE Bronze Sample Test

The CaMLA YLTE Bronze Sample Test contains the listening and reading and writing booklets, audio files for the listening test, and the picture cards and procedures for the speaking test.

Before beginning the Bronze sample test, please review the Information for Candidates.

Bronze Sample Test Booklet:
Listening | Reading & Writing

Bronze Sample Test Audio:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

Bronze Sample Test Answer Key:
Listening | Reading & Writing

Bronze Speaking Test:
Object Cards | Picture Card | Speaking Test Procedures

YLTE Silver Sample Test

The CaMLA YLTE Silver Sample Test contains the listening and reading and writing booklets, audio files for the listening test, and the picture card and procedures for the speaking test.

Before beginning the Silver sample test, please review the Information for Candidates.

Silver Sample Test Booklet:
Listening | Reading & Writing

Silver Sample Test Audio:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Silver Sample Test Answer Key:
Listening | Reading & Writing

Silver Speaking Test:
Picture Card | Speaking Test Procedures

YLTE Gold Sample Test

The CaMLA YLTE Gold Sample Test contains the listening and reading and writing booklets, audio files for the listening test, and the picture card and procedures for the speaking test.

Before beginning the Gold sample test, please review the Information for Candidates.

Gold Sample Test Booklet:
Listening | Reading & Writing

Gold Sample Test Audio:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Gold Sample Test Answer Key:

Listening | Reading & Writing

Gold Speaking Test:
Picture Card | Speaking Test Procedures

Practice Materials For Sale

CaMLA test practice materials include a full-length test and explanatory materials. Follow the links for online ordering details.

Rating Scales

Speaking and writing rating scales for the ECCE, ECPE, MELAB, and MET.

Publishers of Test Preparation Materials

Many other organizations create and publish practice and test preparation materials to help you get ready for a CaMLA exam.