Versant Junior English Test
The Versant™ Junior English Test evaluates the spoken English skills of non-native English speaking students using advanced speech processing technology and the science of linguistics. The Versant Junior English Test provides accurate scores in overall capabilities, word recognition, fluency, pronunciation, and sentence structure.
How the Test is Used
- Academic institutions throughout the world use the Versant Junior English Test to evaluate the ability of elementary, middle, and high school students to understand basic spoken English and to communicate clearly and appropriately in English.
1. Research-based and reliable for accurate, meaningful results. The Versant Junior English Test is built using criteria developed by expert linguists. The Versant English Test is built using criteria developed by expert linguists. The Versant testing system, based on the patented Ordinate® technology, has been extensively field trialed and validated with reference to the most qualified human evaluators of language proficiency, fluency, and pronunciation.
2. Objective, independent assessment for a more robust approach. The Versant testing system allows you to evaluate all of your students on an equal basis with objective, unbiased scoring. The tests are also curriculum independent, ensuring that student achievement is assessed equitably regardless of curriculum differences among teachers and schools, or changes in curriculum over time.
3. Streamlined administration and automated scoring save time. Your staff can easily administer Versant Junior English Tests by having students take the test over the telephone or on a test center computer. The Versant testing system automatically scores a student's test, making a detailed score report available for you in the reporting system within minutes of being submitted.