Certify your proficiency level in Polish
and take an international ECL exam
ECL (European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages) is EU languages exam, based on a uniform, reliable and valid standard assessing the proficiency of foreign languages.
Its origins date to 1992, and its characteristic is comparability of exam results and certificates in all tested languages.
ECL exams can be taken in English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Rumainan, Bulgarian, Serbian, Slovak, Russian, Spanish, Croatian, Czech and Hebrew.
The exam is accredited by EALTA (European Association for Language Testing and Assessment). Examination system has been developed in reference to the Common European Framework of Reference / CEFR / Council of Europe.
The network of exam centres comprises universities and language schools. Foreign Language Centre of Pécs University (Hungary) serves as a coordinating unit.
ECL exam profile
ECL certificate confirms written and/or spoken knowledge of general Polish, in scope of topics connected with personal and professional life, in appropriate levels: A2, B1, B2, C1, compliant with Common European Framework of Reference.
ECL exam does not contain grammar tests; it focuses on practical communication skills and tests 4 language competences:
- reading comprehension,
- writing skills.
- certified knowledge of Polish language at the international labour market is an additional asset, even if your job is not directly connected with Poland,
knowledge of the less widely taught languages, e.g. Polish language, is favourable for employers,
acknowledging exam at many universities in the EU as well as in public institutions,
confirmation of knowing Polish with and exam increases motivation for systematic learning.
- 80 Euro (complete exam: written part and oral part)
- 48 Euro (partial exam: written part or oral part)
Sample test are available at: http://eclexam.eu/sample-tests/
Regionalne Centrum Sieci ECL w Polsce
Edu & More Sp. z o.o.
00-695 Warszawa, ul. Nowogrodzka 44/7
tel. / fax.: 22 622 14 41