ProgressThe first ever online, fully automated and institutionally administered progress test. Progress accurately measures student progress in English, highlighting strengths and weaknesses to inform teaching.

About Progress

An online test package that can be used with adult and young adult courses.



Rigorous tests can be conveniently taken at the institution or at home.


Time Saving

Ready-made and automatically scored test, including speaking and writing sections, saves you time.


Rapid Results

Adaptive test delivers faster yet more precise results while offering a unique test experience.


Objective & Reliable

A standardised package of 3 tests that allows uniform testing and comparison of results to improve learning outcomes.



Scored on Global Scale of English and empirically aligned to the CEFR to accurately measure small amounts of progress within a CEFR band.


Informs Learning

Score reports by skill highlight strengths and weaknesses to help students and teachers focus learning.


Choose between 6

different levels.

* Progress 65-80 is scheduled to be released in autumn 2015.



For each of the three tests, students receive an overall score, a score for each of the four skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening – and scores for grammar and vocabulary.

Progress is scored on the Global Scale of English, a scale from 10 to 90 that measures English language ability. The scale enhances the CEFR by showing a learner’s level more precisely within a CEFR band.

Click here for more information about the Global Scale of English.

Contact us for more information about Progress.

Click here to access Progress related links and manuals.

* The following manuals are accessible through the above link:
For test takers: Registration Guide, Progress Test Guide, Password Renewal Manual
For administrators: Test Taker Registration Guide, Progress Test Assignment Manual, Placement / Progress Guide to Bandwidth, Progress Configuration Check & Sample Test Manual