Who is the English Grammar Test aimed at?
Grammar is not only an important aspect of writing jobs. While necessary for copywriters, journalists and editors, English grammar tests are relevant for a much wider scope of professions. From as early on as the application stage, an employee’s grammar is being assessed and their use of the English written word is being taken into account.
In any profession, grammatical errors create confusion and can result in misunderstandings with clients and even in-house between colleagues. Professions such as clerical/administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists, sales representatives and customer service representatives all use written English and can all benefit from grammar tests.
At the Fundamental level, candidates are tested on their ability to create sentences and spot errors in grammar, while at the Core and Professional levels, the difficulty is increased incrementally, raising the complexity and rarity of grammatical errors.
Presented with 30 questions to complete in 15 minutes, candidates’ responses are automatically marked and a point is awarded for each correct answer. Some questions in the English grammar test require more than one answer, however, these questions still amount to one point being awarded. Skipped questions or those that are not answered will result in no point being awarded.