The Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE) is a standardized high-intermediate level English as a foreign language (EFL) examination. You can use an ECCE certificate:
As evidence of high-intermediate competence in english for personal, public, educational, and occupational purposes.
To provide evidence of your level of English to employers.
When applying for a job or a promotion, or when conducting business with companies worldwide.
|Section||Time||Description||Number of Items|
|Writing||30 minutes||The test taker reads a short excerpt from a newspaper article and then writes a letter or essay giving an opinion about a situation or issue.||1 task|
|90 minutes|| Grammar (multiple choice)
An incomplete sentence is followed by a choice of words or phrases to complete it. Only one choice is grammatically correct.
| Vocabulary (multiple choice)
An incomplete sentence is followed by a choice of words or phrases to complete it. Only one word has the correct meaning in that context.
| Reading (multiple choice)
Part 1: A short reading passage is followed by comprehension questions.
Part 2: Two sets of four short texts related to each other by topic are followed by 10 questions each.
|Listening||30 minutes|| Part 1 (multiple choice)
A short recorded conversation is followed by a question. Answer choices are shown as pictures.
| Part 2 (multiple choice)
Short talks delivered by single speakers on different topics, followed by 4 to 6 questions each.
|Speaking||15 minutes||Test takers participate in a structured, multistage task with one examiner.||4 stages|