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The Linguist 58,6 - Dec/Jan2020

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Supporting and developing language professionals worldwide CIOL | Chartered Institute of Linguists In REAL LIFE languages SAVE LIVES CAN YOU? REAL LIVES Teachers' Fact Sheet What is it? • A multiple choice listening exam • Level set at CEFR A2 • Lasts 45 minutes • Based on authentic, urgent situations Why do it? • Useful check on readiness for GCSE • Year 10 students who pass are on track for Grade 4 GCSE • No extra teaching required Who is it for? • Year 10 students working towards GCSE • Able students in earlier years • Native speakers Which languages? • Arabic • English (ESOL) • French • German • Mandarin • Spanish • Welsh • Russian Consider carefully... Students need to think clearly – a good linguist who does no more than wait for an obvious answer will tend to do less well. How much does it cost? • £18 per candidate • £9 for PPG candidates • Sliding fee scale for schools with more than 100 entries • Funding may be available from various Language Bodies Dates of next exams Any time between: 17 June 2020 and 17 July 2020 New for 2020: Polish & Somali MORE INFORMATION | Past papers:

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