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30 June 2014

Language Skills (CELPIP, IELTS and TEF) Reviewers

To measure your ability to speak in English or in French, you need to provide proof of your Language Skills.

Language Skills are one of the eligibility factors that you need, to earn points to be eligible to the Federal Skilled Worker Program in Canada.

In order to measure your ability in speaking English, you need to take one of this English test:


If you have knowledge on French language, you can also take the the test and provide the result as your proof.

Reviewers for Language Skills (CELPIP, IELTS & TEF)
If you think that your language skills is not enough for the tests, you need to go for a reviewer.  If you fail, you need to take the test again until you get the points required by the FSW Program.

To make sure you have a good result, you can go to the Review Centers to review for you English or French Language and have to pay for the review fees.

On the other hand, you can also review at your own by purchasing the following review materials:

CELPIP Reviewer
CELPIP Preparation Course - CELPIP General with answers is a preparation coursebook, created to help you achieve a higher level of success on your exam. With many activities practicing all areas of the exam ,(writing, reading, listening and speaking) not only will you gain insight into the exam but your overall level of English will improve.  

Topics covered include money, transportation, the environment, working life, food, family and technology. Each unit focuses on a different Canadian city, giving you information and a bit of history while helping you prepare for the exam

With easy to understand brief grammar descriptions, loads of extra activities and helpful tips in the Appendix, this book is all you need! The answers also provide further information and more in-depth instruction and explanation.

IELTS Reviewer
IELTS Official Practice Materials 2 - 

The book contains:

  • Practice tests for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing (both Academic and General Training); 
  • Listening, Reading and Writing answer sheets; 
  • Listening and Reading practice test answer keys and Listening tapescripts; 
  • Sample candidate Writing responses and examiner comments; 
  • Sample candidate Speaking tests and examiner comments. 
  • The DVD contains a Listening test for candidates to practise and film footage of three students taking the Speaking test.

Cambridge IELTS Reviewer
Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS It contains all you need to succeed in the exam. Skill-building exercises cover all of the question types in the exam for both the General Training and Academic Modules. 

They have researched into real IELTS candidates' exam answers - and the mistakes they make, helps you avoid the same ones! Eight official practice tests and a focus on test-taking strategy help you maximise your score. 

The DVD-ROM includes videos of the Speaking test, and all the listening material, including the tests, as MP3 files. 

IELTS is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

TEF French Language Reviewer

For the French language reviewer, you can purchase this material.

TEF: Test D'Evaluation de Francais - The book helps you to be prepared to the exam measuring your level of knowledge in French.

Ultimate French Reviewer
The Ultimate French Review and Practice - This book gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. 

Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation.

This book/CD-ROM package includes:
  • More than 400 exercises, in addition to 200 exercises on the accompanying CD-ROM
  • A Pre-Test that identifies your strengths and weaknesses and a Post-Test that helps you review your progress, both on the CD-ROM
  • Bonus online content, including audio exercises as well as internet-based activities focused on key cultural website across the French-speaking world.
My Experience in Taking IELTS Exam in Singapore
I took my IELTS exam in Singapore, particularly at the British Council.

There are two posts that I made on How to take IELTS in Singapore and When To Take IELTS?. You can also check the IELTS test centers there.

How to Send Your Test Result to Canada?
Once you have completed the test, the test center will send you the results through mail.  This is in a form of a certificate with indicated band scores.  The copy that they are sending at you home is an original.

You will send this ORIGINAL copy with your Full application to Canada.

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