DUOLINGO English Test is gaining popularity in recent days with more 300 million plus users now. Many institutions use the Duolingo English Test as an alternative to other standardized proficiency tests. The scores are highly correlated to those of the TOEFL and IELTS, and results are available within 48 hours.
The DUOLINGO English Test (DET) taps the student’s ability and measures the English language proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening. It is one of the best language proficiency assessments to fulfil the admission requirements for international applicants to many universities worldwide.
DET is known for its flexibility, easy accessibility, technology with the low test fee. Many Universities in Canada, Ireland offer Duolingo English Test for International Students.
To book or to take this test, you need not visit any test centres. You need not book your appointment too. You can do everything online.
DUOLINGO uses technology accessible to students worldwide. It has a different approach to testing as you can stay at home and take up the test from your own computer.
The test fee is very low compared to other English Proficiency test. It is only $49.
The duration of the test is only 60 minutes. The first 5 minutes will be an introduction on test rules and requirements, the next 45 minutes will be for adaptive test which evaluates reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
The last 10 minutes will be for Video interview that records answers to open-ended questions.
You must have your ID proof like passport, Good reliable internet connection, Computer with supported browser, Front facing camera, microphone and speakers.
It evaluates the English language proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening, It integrates a proficiency score, video interview and writing sample.
The duration of the test is only 60 minutes whereas you can get the test results in 48 hours and share it with anyone, immediately.
Students can send score reports to Unlimited Institutions as they want for free and No additional cost are charged.
Though you are allowed to take the test from home, Duolingo follows rigorous security protocols, individual test proctoring, computer vision, biometrics in order to ensure the test integrity.
Computer adaptive test ensures virtually unique test experience. It draws from large pool of questions. It is generated by language assessment experts and machine learning.
Questions will not be repeated. It challenges that student can not find single repeated question in the next 1000+ test which will take 41+ years.
It assesses language ability in reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Each test taker's proficiency is reported as a holistic score on a scale from 10 – 160. It has been categorised as Score between 10 – 55, 60-85, 90-115 and 120-160.
For Language assessment, it will check grammatical accuracy and complexity, Lexical sophistication and diversity, Task relevance, Length, rate and acoustic.
To check the connection in speaking and writing, they will evaluate Content coverage, sophistication, Accuracy, rate and acoustic.
DET is available in more than 170 countries in the world.
More than 1000+ Institutions accepts DET in USA, Canada, Ireland, France, Germany, etc.
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