1. Be prepared.
Click on the following link (Getting
Ready for the Certificate Tests) to find out what’s going
to be on the tests and use the links to help you get ready.
2. Bring your cover page.
This will allow the teacher to get your tests ready for you
more quickly. If you don’t have your cover page, it will slow
us down, and you will be served after everyone with cover
pages has been served.
3. Read the questions very carefully.
If something is not clear to you, raise your hand and ask the
teacher – not your neighbour! Watch out for the key words in
each question. They are usually the verbs.
Here are some examples:
Circle the correct answer.
For example: Man is a/an ______________.
a) animal b) mammal c) plant d) reptile
Remember to choose only the best and most
accurate answer. The best answer would be (b) mammal.
Although man is also an animal, (a) is not the most accurate
Circle the correct answers.
Select all answers that are true. In the
example above, you would need to circle both (a) and (b) to
get full marks.
Fill in the blanks with the correct
Give only one answer per blank. If you
know more than one answer, choose the best one to fit the
blank. Teachers will only mark the first answer they see—all
other answers are disregarded.
4. Please do not share your answers with
Not only is this morally wrong, it is also not helpful to your
friend to be moved to a class higher than his abilities. We
use our certificate tests to help place our students into
appropriate classes. Cheating or helping someone to cheat
helps no one.
5. Relax and do your best. Good luck – not
that you need any!
The link below lists all the important
events in the Pearson Adult Learning Centre. Please use it to
check on dates for test review, Recognition Day, and summer
and fall registration.
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