In June 2012, the government announced some changes to Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) or UK settlement or the naturalisation as a British Citizen that will come into force from the month October 2013. From October2013, all applicants of an ILR or settlement must pass the Life in the UK test and also Level 3 English Language speaking and listening qualification at B1 level or above of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages unless they are exempt. Entry level 3 English test is also referred to as B1 English language test. ESOL entry level 3 English Test provides the gateway to become British citizen and also offers alternatives to qualify the life in the UK test. Entry level 3 English Test for UK settlement will also help you to improve your knowledge of English language and prepares you for the ESOL Skills for qualification in language reading, speaking and listening.
To gain the UK citizenship, you need to prove your knowledge of the English language skills if you are over the age of 18 and applying for UK citizenship or to settle in the UK (also known as
Indefinite leave to remain) unless you are exempt.
You can prove your English knowledge by having:
Entry Level 3 English Test is another requirement for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) or British Citizenship. Entry Level 3 English language test may be taken as a standalone speaking, reading and listening test. Authentication in English Language is connected with Common European Framework of Reference for different Languages at B1, B2 and C1 Level.
ESOL Entry Level 3 or B1 CEFR English test in speaking and listening for ILR or Indefinite Leave to Remain and British citizenship or a British Passport. Certain groups of people are considered exempt from entry level 3 English test or B1 English language test. Their level of English language knowledge has already been demonstrated by other means. Consider for example, if you have a degree or higher-level qualification which was taught in language English then you do not need to show a formal English speaking and listening qualification. You are already qualified in English language test.
For more information on the exemptions please visit our new immigration rules page.
One is the Life in the UK test certificate and the other is a B1 English test (GESE Grade 5) best taken from Trinity College London as it is the easiest. The exam is only 10 minutes and usually most people pass it unless the student’s English is absolutely zero.
What this means is that you will need to speak and understand English language to a reasonable level and then you can pass the test.
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