Uses and Levels of the ALCE

Uses of the ALCE™

The ALCE™ is used by organizations, firms, public agencies, and academic institutions for a wide range of purposes. The following is just a sample of possible uses:

  • Educational organizations can use the ALCE™ for admission purposes for non-native speakers of English
  • Corporate users can use the ALCE™  as a useful tool when recruiting a global workforce
  • Government agencies can use the ALCE™ when setting language requirements for migrants
  • Job placement agencies can use the ALCE™ when setting language requirements for non-native speakers of English
The Level of the ALCE™

The ALCE™ has been mapped to the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference. At the C1 level, language users:

  • can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning
  • can express themselves fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions
  • can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes
  • can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices

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