Exclusive Tips Clinics

Learn the ins and outs of Versant testing. From best practices and testing tips to how automated scoring works, our bite-sized Exclusive Tips Clinics cover all the topics you need to prepare for your upcoming exam. ​

Register for our free on-demand sessions—all led by Versant experts from around the world—and receive a 25% off coupon towards a Versant Practice Test.​

About the test

All about the Versant English Test
 

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll learn all about the Versant English Test including the test structure, tips on how to respond, and the score report.

 

All about the Versant English Placement Test

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll be talking about the Versant English Placement Test. Join us as we learn about the different types of questions, tips on how to respond, and what the score report consists of.

All about the Versant Professional English Test

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll explore the Versant Professional English Test and learn about the test structure, what we're looking for in responses, and the score report.
 

How it works

Communicative language ability: Why it's important and how we measure it

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll discuss what communicative proficiency is, why it's important and how it is measured in Versant tests.

Inside a Versant test: A brief overview of our AI scoring technology

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we’ll discuss what automated scoring is and how our technology can understand and accurately score what you’re saying.

Scoring

What went wrong? Understanding your "Not Scored" status

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll dive into a Versant score report to understand the reasons why you might receive a "Not Scored" status and ways to avoid it in the future.

Mythbusting Versant: accents, gender, test tricks and more!

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we’ll debunk the five most common “tips” you may have come across, including how to avoid bias in scoring and ways to trick the test to get a more favorable score.

What do Versant test scores mean? How to interpret your score report

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll walk through the different components of a Versant score report and talk about what a certain score on the test really says about your English proficiency.

Preparation

Helpful tips on how to get your best score
 

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll look some helpful tips to keep in mind during the test so that you can achieve your best Versant score.
 

4 simple tips to succeed in your Versant test

In this Exclusive Tips Clinic, we'll walk through some best practices to keep in mind, including: how to set up a good testing environment, behavior to watch out for during your test, and more!

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Our featured speakers

Our experts may come from a variety of backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common—they want to help you feel confident when you walk into your Versant exam.​

Stuart Connor

Stuart Connor is Director of Qualifications & Assessments in Asia. Working with governments, corporate clients and teaching institutions, Stuart leads the skills and language assessment strategy for Pearson in the region. Stuart is based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Jooyoung Lee

Jooyoung Lee is a Senior Test Development Manager at Pearson. She has PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology. Her interests include second language assessment, computer-assisted language learning, academic writing, and conversation/discourse analysis.

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