Complementary Assessments

Versant Oral Fluency

Versant Oral Fluency assessments are spoken language tests which can be used in a variety of employment and learning applications to evaluate how well an individual can communicate clearly at a level required for participation in the labour market.  Versant assessments have helped employers, government agencies, universities, and schools to accurately and quickly measure spoken English and French skills for screening and training purposes in over 100 countries around the world.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Reliable: Assessments are highly reliable as they are specifically designed to analyze speech of non-native speakers using patented speech processing technology.
  • Accurate: With 0.97 correlations, the computer generated scores are virtually indistinguishable from human scoring and are free of test-marker bias.
  • Real-time:  Assessments are fully automated and can be easily completed by phone or computer in about 15 minutes.  A detailed score report is available within minutes through the Versant automated scoring system.

 

  • Versant Oral Fluency - Skill Level

The Versant English Level Test is used to evaluate how well an individual can understand and communicate clearly in English for the Canadian workplace. A detailed description of the individual's language capabilities from Level 1 to Level 6 are provided for the following skill areas: Sentence Mastery, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Pronunciation. The score report also provides recommendations for improving skills.

  • Versant Oral Fluency - Raw Score

The Versant English Raw Score Test is used to evaluate how well an individual can understand and communicate clearly in English for the Canadian workplace, with the added benefit of measuring learning gains between pre and post assessment results.

A detailed description of the individual's language capabilities are reported as raw scores ranging from 20 to 80 points Results are provided for the following skill areas: Sentence Mastery, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Pronunciation. The score report also provides recommendations for improving skills. In addition, scores are compared in detail to other measures of language proficiency such as TOEFL and TOEIC.

 

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