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A fully online and asynchronous Oxford International Digital Institute test to give a reflection of your English language level in 90 minutes.
The Oxford International Digital Institute Spotlight is a fully online English language level exam that accurately reflects a student’s language abilities in just 90 minutes. Developed and delivered by Oxford International Digital Institute, thousands of test takers get certified annually.
The OI Digital Institute Spotlight assesses your English level on a 10-point scale. You are tested across four skill areas; grammar & vocabulary, reading and listening and issued a CEFR score from A1 to C1.
You work through six specifically designed sections, known as Tracks, with each track either becoming easier, maintaining level, or increasing in difficulty depending on your performance in the previous track. Your level is determined during tracks 1-3 with tracks 4-6 confirming their specific English language ability. The user is then issued with a CEFR score based on their overall performance.
The Spotlight test is conducted through a Secure Exam Browser (SEB*), an internet browser plugin that is a mandatory installation before their test. Through the SEB you can not:
Candidates taking the OIDI Spotlight must do so using a PC or laptop with installed internet browser.
Recommended internet browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari with a minimum internet speed
requirement of 1.5Mbps download speed. Minimum hardware requirements include:
• Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (2.2 GHz or higher)
• RAM: 4.0 GB
• Hard drive: 120 GB
• Operating System: Windows Vista/7/8/10/11, MAC 10.7 or higher
• Webcam 1.3 megapixels or higher (640×480 minimum resolution)
• Audio: Speakers or headphones
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions
Spotlight is a fully online asynchronous test to get a reflection of your English language ability. It cannot be used as a part of your university application. ELLT is suitable for your foreign university application.
Spotlight is a fully online asynchronous test to get a reflection of your English language ability. It cannot be used as a part of your university application. ELLT Global, on the other hand, is delivered offline in our authorized test centers and is suitable for your foreign university application.
You will be able to access your results and certificate via the test portal portal. (Coming soon)
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