The B1 English Test for Citizenship: What to know?

The B1 English test for citizenship UK is an English test, which is required by the UKVI, short for the United Kingdom Visas and Immigrations, since October 2013, for them who need to prove that their knowledge of English for British Citizenship or temporary stay is sufficient.

This test is provided by Trinity College London, the international exam board for the performing arts and English language. This test consists of two types of examinations which are speaking and listening exams. This kind of exams is taken by those who want to get a visa to stay for a while in the Britain or to change their citizenships and be some of the new permanent Brits. If the person taking the exam cannot pass the test, he or she can take another B1 English test in another chance.

You will be able to make a pass of this test if your score of the test is 60 or more. However, you need to know that this test consists of two parts which are the listening and speaking parts. There some qualifications which by having one of these you can prove your knowledge in listening and speak in English. They are as follows:

– On the Home Office’s list of English tests and qualifications which have been widely recognised,
– An ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) qualification at, at least, entry 3 or higher which is taken in England, Northern Ireland or Wales,
– Or an ESOL qualification obtained in Scotland through Scottish Qualifications Framework levels four until six which is also awarded by the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority).

Going by the criteria which have been set by the UKVI, for each of all of those qualifications to be acceptable, you need to pass not two but four parts of the examination which are speaking, listening, writing and reading.