Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Babbel English Test?

In cooperation with Babbel, Cambridge English has created this English test. Cambridge English is a concept of learning and teaching the English language and an assessment of your English skills in written and oral form.

Why should I take the test?

With the Babbel English test you can enhance your career opportunities by mentioning it in your CV or LinkedIn and other similar networks.

What format is the test?

It’s a multiple choice test in which respondents are asked to select one correct answer out of choices from a list.

What does the test measure?

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, abbreviated in English as CEFR is a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages across Europe and, increasingly, in other countries.(CEFR)

What does my score mean?

You can achieve certification at three different levels: A1: Beginner, A2: Elementary or B1: Intermediate.

How long does the test take?

You'll need about 45 min (or less!) to complete the test.

What do I need to start the test?

You must have a Babbel account, for which you only need an existing email address and a password. To take the test you need a reliable internet connection and a webcam with speakers and a microphone. Make sure you’re using the newest version of your browser (Chrome or Firefox).

In case your browser is not the most up to date version, you’ll find here the instructions for updating it:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox

Are there other requirements?

You should make sure that you are alone in a quiet, well-lit room and that your face is not obscured by sunglasses, etc. Keep your face in the camera frame during the entirety of the test and keep your eyes on the test. Do not use any outside materials during the test.

When do I get my certificate?

You will be able to download your certificate as a PDF immediately after successfully completing the test.

What payment methods do you offer?

You can pay for the Babbel English test with credit or debit card.

How can I contact you?

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