CELPIP Test Tips

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CELPIP Test Tips by Mind Map: CELPIP Test Tips

1. Writing

1.1. Tasks

1.1.1. Writing an E-mail

1.1.1.1. 150-200 words

1.1.1.2. 27 minutes

1.1.2. Responding to Survey Questions

1.1.2.1. 150-200 words

1.1.2.2. 26 minutes

1.2. Performance Expectations

1.2.1. Coherence/Meaning

1.2.2. Lexical Range (Vocabulary)

1.2.3. Readability/Comprehensibility

1.2.4. Task Fulfillment

1.3. Tips

1.3.1. Avoid using the words and phrases in the prompt

1.3.2. Try to use a combination of simple, compound, and complex sentences

1.3.3. Use transitions and connectors to show the relationship between sentences and paragraphs

1.3.4. Effective sentences provide more information and specific detail

1.3.5. Stay within the word count limit

2. Speaking

2.1. Tasks

2.1.1. Giving Advice

2.1.2. Talking about a personal experience

2.1.3. Describing a scene

2.1.4. Making predictions

2.1.5. Comparing and persuading

2.1.6. Dealing with a difficult situation

2.1.7. Expressing opinions

2.1.8. Describing an unusual situation

2.2. Performance expectations

2.2.1. Coherence/meaning

2.2.2. Lexical range (vocabulary)

2.2.3. Listenability/Comprehensibility

2.2.4. Task Fulfillment

2.3. Tips

2.3.1. Pay attention to the timer

2.3.2. Try to stay relaxed once the speaking time starts

2.3.3. Use the 10 second break at the end of each response to refresh yourself (do not click next right away)

3. Listening

3.1. Tasks

3.1.1. Listening to problem solving

3.1.2. Listening to a daily life conversation

3.1.3. Listening for information

3.1.4. Listening to a news item

3.1.5. Listening to a discussion

3.1.6. Listening to viewpoints

4. Reading

4.1. Tasks

4.1.1. Reading Correspondence

4.1.2. Reading to apply a diagram

4.1.3. Reading for information

4.1.4. Reading for Viewpoints