Linguaskill practice materials

In this section you can find a wide range of resources to help you prepare for the Linguaskill exam. We
recommend that you first of all watch the Linguaskill tutorials and then prepare yourself with the practice
material and free online samples.

Online Linguaskill preparation course

The course is delivered through a learning management system which allows candidates and their teachers/trainers to track their performance.

This course helps everyone to prepare for the Linguaskill test. It is delivered through a learning management system which allows each student and their teachers/trainers to track progress and performance.

There are three modules to choose from:


  • 20 hours of learning and practice for the Linguaskill reading comprehension and listening tests
  • 10 hours for the Speaking test
  • 10 hours for the Writing test


Course modules include:

  • Course material for CEFR levels A2 to C1
  • Topics based mainly on workplace English, with hints, tips and practice equally relevant to both
    Linguaskill General and Business
  • Overview of Linguaskill Test Modules
  • Units based on key topics that could appear in the test, with detailed, real-life examples of each exam question type
  • Two mock exams prior to taking the Linguaskill test
  • Tips to boost confidence and improve test performance

Take a look at a demonstration of each module

Reading and Listening



    Tutorials for Linguaskill exams

    Use these tutorials to familiarise yourself with the Linguaskill exam format.

    Reading & Listening



    Online Practice Materials for Linguakill

    These practice materials will help you to familiarise yourself with the format and layout of the test and at the
    same time give you feedback on the answers you have entered. You can take these tests as often as you

    Linguaskill is an adaptive test that modifies the questions based on your answers in order to give you a score. These practice tests are not adaptive, as you can see there are three versions available for you to practice. You can choose between elementary, intermediate and advanced levels.

    Free sample tests

    Use these online sample tests to familiarise yourself with the types of questions that appear on Linguaskill. These sample tests do not provide a result and do not save your answers.

    Note: The Reading and Listening sample test is not adaptive and is shorter than the actual test. The Speaking sample requires a headset and microphone.

    Writing test assessment criteria and sample responses

    Sample answers to the Writing test are available for each level and section of the test. They show answers which have attained different grades. The examiner’s commentary is included to explain why the answers deserved those marks.

    Sample materials for people with special needs

    Click here to see all the sample materials for people with special needs in Linguaskill.

    Practise the Writing component

    Write & Improve is a great tool designed to help you improve your writing skills.

    Practise the Speaking component

    Speak and Improve is a great way to practise your speaking and get used to the experience of taking an
    online speaking test like Linguaskill.

    Practise English for free

    On the Cambridge English website you can find a wide range of free online activities to practise your
    reading comprehension, writing, pronunciation, listening and grammar at any of the CEFR levels covered
    by Linguaskill. You can choose which skill you want to practise and the most suitable level for you.

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