Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) Linguaskill Certification

Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) Linguaskill Certification

What is Linguaskill Certification?

Linguaskill is a quick and convenient online test to help organisations check the English levels of individuals and groups of candidates, powered by Artificial Intelligence technology. It tests all four language skills – speaking, writing, reading and listening – in modules.

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Linguaskill is a quick and convenient online test to determine the English levels of individuals, employees and groups of candidates. It tests all four language
skills: speaking, writing, reading and listening. It is fast and accurate, easily administered, invigilated and results are immediately available, indicating

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Linguaskill Recognised?

Cambridge Linguaskill is recognised by Some of Malaysia’s Largest and Most Established Universities and Colleges.

Is Linguaskill accepted?

These are just a few of the leading organisations who use and accept Linguaskill: University of Barcelona, Spain. TAP Air, Portugal. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan​

Is Linguaskill hard?

Preparing for a Cambridge Linguaskill test is very easy. There are practice tests, sample tests, exam tips, and question formats given to test takers for free.

Is Linguaskill easy?

While Cambridge Linguaskill is not an easy test to score on, it is an easy test to sit for. There are no pen-and-paper or physical examiners involved. In addition, test takers determine their own pace of testing, as long as they are within the available time limit.

When was Linguaskill launched?

In January 2019 Linguaskill was launched successfully and the replacement of BULATS will come into effect as of January 2020.

What are the 4 skills of language?

When we say that someone ‘speaks’ a language fluently, we usually mean that they have a high level in all four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.

What is administer a test?

If someone administers something such as a country, the law, or a test, they take responsibility for organizing and supervising it.

What is a language skill?

Language skills are communication skills that help you convey your ideas with clarity and precision. Not only do you learn to speak well but also listen attentively. Writing clearly with brevity is another skill that’s considered crucial in a professional setting.

What is the first stage of teaching?

Answer: Pre active phase is the first stage of teaching which takes place before the actual classroom teaching in known as Pre active phase

What is the highest order of language learning skills?

Bloom’s taxonomy was designed with six levels to promote higher-order thinking. The six levels were: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. (The taxonomy’s levels were later revised as remembering, understanding, applying, analyzing, revising, and creating.)

What is the most important language skill?

Employers say that the most important language skill is reading (in 12 industries) and then speaking (in eight industries). Reading in English is important for developing professional knowledge.

Do you think minority languages will disappear?

Linguists estimate that about 50 percent of the languages spoken today will disappear in the next 100 years. Some even argue that up to 90 percent of today’s languages will have disappeared by 2115.

Is speaking more important than writing?

First, it is undeniable that speaking is used in most of our activities such as working, playing, and socializing. Writing also is used very much, but when comparing the frequent uses and the effectiveness of the two important skills, speaking is more dominant than writing.

What is considered a dying language?

Language loss occurs when the language has no more native speakers and becomes a “dead language”. If no one can speak the language at all, it becomes an “extinct language”. A dead language may still be studied through recordings or writings, but it is still dead or extinct unless there are fluent speakers.

Are good writers good speakers?

Here are two of the main reasons why great writers can be great speakers: Great writers have a mastery of their language. Great writers have excellent abilities when it comes to choosing words.