Information about the Linguaskill test

The science behind the test

Linguaskill has been developed by our dedicated team of experts. It has been trialled by speakers of over 40 languages from 50 countries to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the results.

It combines the latest technology with the reliability and quality you expect from Cambridge Assessment English.

The research team


Dr Nick Saville

Research and Thought Leadership Director

Dr Ardeshir Geranpayeh

Head of Automated Assessment and Learning

Martin Robinson

Assistant Director, Assessment

Dr Jing Xu

Senior Research Manager

Dr Kevin Cheung

Principal Research Manager


How to automarker works within the Linguaskill Writing test

The Writing module uses innovative automarker technology. Candidates input answers using a computer keyboard and their answers are automatically marked by the computer. This video explains how the automarker technology works within the Writing module and how it is as reliable as a human marker.