English competency equivalents

Curtin University English Standard List – English Competency Equivalents

Version: November 2017

 Min
ELP
Higher
ELP
      
IELTS Academic Overall Score
with individual bands
6.5

6.0
6.5

6.5
6.5

R7 W7 L6.5 S6
7.0

6.5
7.0

7.0
7.5

7.0
7.5

7.5
7.5

R7 W7
L8 S8
Curtin ELB/ELEB-BA-A-AA+A+N/A
PTE Academic Overall
All Communicative Skills
58

50
58

58
58

R64 W64
L58 S50
65

58
65

65
72

65
72

72
72

R72 W72
L84 S84
TOEFL iBT
All sections
79
R–13
L–13
S–18
W–21
84
R–20
L–20
S–20
W–24
89
R–24
L–20
S–18
W–27
94
R–20
L–20
S–20
W–24
99
R–24
L–24
S–24
W–27
102
R–24
L–24
S–24
W–27
110
R–27
L–27
S–27
W–29
105
R–24
L–28
S–26
W–27
CAE Overall Score
Cambridge English Scale scores for each skill
(Exam taken from 2015)
176
R–169
W–169
L–169
S–169
176
R–176
W–176
L–176
S–176
178
R–185
W–185
L–176
S–169
185
R–176
W–176
L–176
S–176
185
R–185
W–185
L–185
S–185
191
R–185
W–185
L–185
S–185
191
R–191
W–191
L–191
S–191
191
R–185
W–185
L–200
S–200
STAT WE140140145145145150150150
OET
(All four components)
BBBBBBBA

Legend

Legend Marking range (lowest - highest)
CAECambridge English: Advanced (from 2015)80 – 230
Curtin ELB/ELECurtin University English Language
Bridging/Enabling Program
D – A+
IELTS AcademicInternational English Language Test – Academic 1.0 – 9.0
OETOccupational English TestE – A
PTE AcademicPearson Test of English – Academic10 – 90
STAT WESpecial Tertiary Admissions Test – Written English100 – 200
TOEFL iBTTest of English as a Foreign Language Internet
Based Test
Section: 0 – 30
Total: 0 – 120
Min ELPMinimum English Language Proficiency
Higher ELPHigher English Language Proficiency
RReading
WWriting
LListening
SSpeaking

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