CELPIP General

The CELPIP-General test assesses the English abilities of an individual and is accepted as a proof of English language proficiency by a number of organizations. This test is accepted by:

  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC)
  • Real Estate Council of British Columbia(RECBC)
  • Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council(ICCRC)
  • The CELPIP-General test includes the assessment of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

 

ICCRC RECBC IRCC CELPIPGENERAL EDUCATION

Duration: About 3 hours

 

LISTENING

Time allotted: 47-55 minutes

Listening Tasks Number of Questions
Practice Task 1
Task 1: Listening to Problem Solving 8
Task 2: Listening to a Daily Life Conversation 5
Task 3: Listening for Information 6
Task 4: Listening to a News Item 5
Task 5: Listening to a Discussion 8
Task 6: Listening to Viewpoints 6

 

READING

Time allotted: 55-60 minutes

Reading Tasks Number of Questions
Practice Task 1
Task 1: Reading Correspondence 11
Task 2: Reading to Apply a Diagram 8
Task 3: Reading for Information 9
Task 4: Reading to Viewpoints 10

 

WRITING

Time allotted: 53-60 minutes

Number of Questions Component Sections
1 Task 1: Writing an Email
1 Task 2: Responding to Survey Questions

 

SPEAKING

Number of Questions Component Sections
1 Practice Task
1 Task 1: Giving Advice
1 Task 2: Talking about a Personal Experience
1 Task 3: Describing a Scene
1 Task 4: Making Predictions
1 Task 5: Comparing and Persuading
1 Task 6: Dealing with a Difficult Situation
1 Task 7: Expressing Opinions
1 Task 8: Describing an Unusual Situation