Placement Test

ELS assesses new applicants’ Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing skills using the computer-based Pearson Versant English Placement Test.
https://www.versanttests.com/samples/englishplacement

This tool allows us to quickly and accurately select the best English language courses for our students.

Upcoming Test Dates

The placement test is offered at the beginning of each term of the IDP program. Visit our Intensive Day Program Courses page for upcoming test dates.

How to register

Apply into one of our programs: https://www.ualberta.ca/faculties-and-programs/english-language-school/general-esl-fulltime/apply

Once you are admitted, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and an e-mail directing you to our online scheduling system where you can select the time that is best for you.

Please note: you will be required to pay an $80 placement test fee at time of writing.