Confirm your level of Polish language proficiency and get an international ECL certificate in Polish language!
ECL (European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages) is EU languages exam, including Polish language, 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. The exam is accredited by EALTA (European Association for Language Testing and Assessment).
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 language, 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 concentrates on practical communication skills and tests 4 language competences:
- reading comprehension,
- writing skills.
- listening comprehension,
- speaking 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.
In 2014 seven of our students have decided to pass International ECL exam. They achieved a very good results after our preparatory course. Five of them chose A2 level, two of them B1.