Celpip Coaching


CELPIP is an English language test pronounced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent resident status in the country. Along with, it facilitates those who are seeking for the work permit in Canada-Nursing / Manufacturing and Food processing.

One of the versions of the CELPIP Test is the CELPIP-General Test which assesses the test takers in functional Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking skills. It is accepted by IRCC as proof of English language proficiency for permanent residency in Canada. Other organizations that accept the CELPIP-General Test include the Real Estate Council of British Columbia and Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council.

The test provides a rational and an authentic measurement of a candidate’s English abilities in a variety of routine circumstances, like office written and verbal communication, discussion with colleagues and superiors in the workplace, interacting with friends, understanding newscasts, and interpreting and responding to written materials.

Listening Section
  • There are 6 parts to this section.
  • For each part, an audio clip is played for 1 to 1.5 mins, only once.

Reading Section
  • There are four parts to this section.
  • You are allowed 10 minutes to read each passage and answer the question, in each part.
  • Once you leave your page, you cannot return to it.

Writing Section
  • There are two writing tasks each for 150-200 words.
  • The test will show your word count as you are typing your answer.
  • Task 1: 27 mins (Writing an email)
  • Task 2: 26 mins (Responding to Survey Questions)

Speaking Section
  • There are 8 tasks in this section.
  • Each task requires recording for 60-90 seconds.
  • There are 30 seconds of preparation time.
  • You are tested for your spoken English by recording your responses while speaking into a microphone.

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