Here is Everything You Need to Know Before Taking a Duolingo’s English Test


What is the Duolingo English Test?

Designed for today’s international students and institutions, the Duolingo English Test is a modern language proficiency tool. It offers a writing test, a video interview, and an English proficiency score in a safe, accessible, and secure environment.

What Is the Difference between Duolingo English Test and Other English Proficiency Tests?

You can take the Duolingo English test anytime, anywhere as long as you have an internet connection, a computer, and a quiet individual room. The cost is just $49US+Tax. You don’t need to go to the place to book and take a test.

As for its purpose, Duolingo English Test can’t be used for applying for citizenship or permanent residency in Canada. It’s specifically only for education purposes.

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Duolingo English Test Example of Use

  • English proficiency requirement

Test your English proficiency with the Duolingo English Test instead of other standardized tests. This test has a high correlation with both the TOEFL and IELTS and results are available within 48 hours.

  • Interview Service

Assess how applicants respond to random interview questions in relation to their ability. This is a lot less expensive and just as revealing an option as traditional interview services.

  • Placement test

Assess language ability prior to arrival in order to determine course placement and support needs.

  • On Demand

Request a Duolingo English Test result from applicants that are lacking another proficiency testing, have borderline scores, or if more information is needed—all without changing official admissions requirements.

What Kind of Question Types Does Duolingo English Test Have?

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Duolingo English Test to IELTS Score Conversion


Which School Can Accept Duolingo English Test’s Score in Canada?

Over 180 schools in Canada can accept Duolingo scores to meet English requirements.

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Langara College

Applicants for Spring Semester 2022, Summer Semester 2022, or Fall Semester 2022 can meet the category 2 or category 3 English language requirement with a Duolingo score of 110.

  • University Canada West
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Niagara College Canada Undergraduate Graduate & ESL
  • Vancouver Film School
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Alberta University of the Arts
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • University of Winnipeg
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Alberta
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • Okanagan College
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ryerson University
  • BCIT
  • Douglas College
  • Vancouver Community College etc

If you want to see the full list of the school, please check here.

Duolingo scores may not be accepted by institutions due to the time of year and the institution. Please be sure to check the official pages of the English requirements of your desired university or college and the Duolingo English test website.

Source: Duolingo English Test official website

Disclaimer: The information has been gathered as accurately as possible at the time of writing, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please check the institution and Duolingo official website and digital channels.

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