English Proficiency Test is Used Around the Globe
Versant has a truly global reach, covering over 100 countries, and used by some of the world’s largest companies. Academic institutions, businesses, and government agencies around the world currently use Versant tests.
The Pearson test aligns with the recognized global standards in test assessments and evaluations and are commensurate with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Administrators can use Versant English proficiency test scores to predict CEFR levels, or scales, on Oral Interaction Skills, with reasonable accuracy.
Utilizing the Versant assessment test assures that employees or students have the necessary language skills to interact effectively.
Versant is leveraged by many of the world’s largest corporations to provide a more fair, consistent, and efficient option for evaluating language and communication skills. Businesses and institutions are increasingly using Versant because it offers fast, versatile, reliable, affordable, and accurate language testing on a broader scale.
Leading global corporations utilize Versant assessment tests to reduce recruiting time and costs, while improving their screening accuracy and training placement.
Real World Success Stories
The Korea/Japan 2002 World Cup
Administrators used the Versant English Test in the Korea/Japan 2002 World Cup to measure the English skills of over 15,000 volunteers. The tests were used effectively to assign the appropriate workers to the most English language intensive tasks.
Study evaluating how distance-learning courses compare to traditional face-to-face classes
The Versant Spanish Test was used in a 2008 study to evaluate how distance-learning courses compare to traditional face-to-face classes with respect to oral proficiency. Versant scoring was able to track progress and measure language learning development.
As businesses everywhere need employees with excellent English communication skills, and as more businesses communicate online and by phone, a candidate must also be able to read, write, and comprehend English, aside from just speaking English well.