What is covered in the A0 English Skills Test?

The A0 test offers 100 test items over the four language skills designed to cover the following:

  • Letters of the alphabet, upper and lower case
  • Using joined -up writing
  • Cardinal and ordinal numbers to 100
  • Simple prices and quantities
  • Common food and drink
  • Plural forms
  • Familiar names, words and phrases on simple notices
  • Formal and informal social contacts, greetings and farewells
  • Basic forms of introduction, age, nationality and language
  • Everyday basic common words e.g. jobs and transport
  • Times, days and months
  • Asking and answering simple questions about possessions
  • Asking for repetition