Controlled exam - 24 questions within 3 tasks - 60 minutes
Controlled exam - 3 tasks - 50 minutes
Speaking and listening
Conversation with an examiner - 3 tasks - 8 minutes
Group discussion with an examiner - 1 task - up to 7 minutes
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ESOL Skills for Life - Entry level 2 - Conversation sample video
ESOL Skills for Life - Entry level 2 - Group discussion sample video