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Take the Paragon Pilot Test!


Paragon Testing Enterprises is inviting students to experience a college-level English language proficiency test for free!

We are seeking students who are currently in one of the following:

  • Grade 12 high school
  • First year college or university
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program with an intention of transferring to a college or university

The pilot test is completed over the computer, and will last approximately 3.5 hours. Participants will receive the following:

  • Two movie tickets after completing the pilot test!
  • The opportunity to practice taking listening, speaking, reading, and writing questions in an academic context.
  • Test scores and your percentile compared to the test taker population.

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New Test Centre: Global Village Toronto

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Paragon Testing Enterprises is pleased to announce that Global Village in Toronto, Ontario is now an Official CELPIP Test Centre. Registrations for test sittings at Global Village are now open, with the first test sitting available on September 30, 2016.

Register for a CELPIP-General test sitting at this location scheduled on or before November 15th, 2016, and receive 20% off! Register online now!

Toronto! Take 20% Off your CELPIP-General Test!



To celebrate the opening of our new Toronto office, we are offering 20% off registrations for the CELPIP-General Test at all of our Toronto locations!

This discount is only available from August 15th to November 15th, so book your CELPIP-General test sitting now to take advantage of this exclusive discount. The discount rate is only available at our Toronto test centres.

The CELPIP-General test is the only Canadian-based English language test recognized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for those applying for permanent resident status in Canada, and is completely computer-delivered, using Canadian English and accents.

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NEW! CELPIP Accelerate – Listening and Speaking Online Course

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CELPIP Accelerate – Listening and Speaking is a self-directed study program with over 30 instructional videos, numerous interactive quizzes, and in-depth analyses of sample responses that will help you excel on the Listening and Speaking components of the CELPIP-General and CELPIP-General LS Tests. Study topics range from “What Are the Raters looking for on the Speaking Test?”, “Note-Taking on the Listening Test” to “Listening Strategies.”

This program also includes a complete practice Listening Test, with analyses that explain why each answer choice is either right or wrong. Another key feature is “Rate the Response”, in which you can practice rating sample Speaking responses and read analyses of each response’s level. This study program is suitable for test takers of all language abilities.

Key features of this product:

  • Over 30 instructional videos
  • Numerous interactive quizzes
  • One complete practice Listening Test with analyses of answer choices
  • Analyses of sample speaking responses from real test takers
  • Over 15 downloadable PDF study notes including test charts, note-taking templates and transcripts
  • Accessible on tablet and cell phone

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Notice of Fee Change: CELPIP-General LS Test


Starting on August 10, 2016, the fee for the CELPIP-General LS Test will be changing from $175.00 to $185.00 at CELPIP Test Centres as of October 1, 2016. Test takers who register for the CELPIP-General LS Test prior to October 1, 2016 will pay the current fee.

The test fees at ad-hoc locations such as Nelson, British Columbia; Prince George, British Columbia; Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories will not be affected and are subject to change without notice.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 1-800-958-5186.

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NEW! CAEL Preparation Pack

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Preparing for the CAEL Assessment? We have what you need!

With the CAEL Preparation Pack, learn about the format of the CAEL Assessment, discover test taking tips and strategies, build your academic vocabulary, develop your essay writing skills and improve your language use. All four courses include fillable PDF worksheets and can be conveniently accessed on your computer, and are designed to help you get the score that you need on the CAEL Assessment.

Key features of the CAEL Preparation Pack:

  • 4 complete practice tests with answer keys
  • Overview of the format of the CAEL Assessment
  • Test taking tips and strategies
  • Essay writing guidance
  • Sample essays from real test takers
  • Vocabulary building activities
  • Lessons on grammar and sentence structure
  • 25+ worksheets to develop your academic language skills

The CAEL Preparation Pack is suitable for self-directed study by individual test takers, as well as for classroom use, and purchasing the Preparation Pack allows you to access these materials for three months. The courses are fully computer delivered and include fillable PDF worksheets that can be saved by the user.

Note: This product is not compatible with tablets or cell phones.


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Paragon Office Opening in Toronto!

Paragon_Horiz_CMYK-1-300x125Paragon Testing Enterprises is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Toronto. This new office, located in the heart of Toronto’s downtown core, is minutes away from the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto. In this new location, Paragon will be able to better serve the test takers, test centres, and users of our tests that are located in central and eastern Canada. Our new office, located at 180 Bloor Street West, will be home to several new Paragon staff, and will offer the following:

  • Services for walk-in customers who wish to register for tests
  • Study materials for CELPIP tests and the CAEL Assessment
  • A testing centre where CELPIP and CAEL tests will be administered

With an expected opening in the early fall of 2016, we are eager to welcome test takers to our Toronto office, where we will bring our standard of excellence in service to our customers, test centre partners, and users of our tests.

NEW! CELPIP Online Practice Tests, Set 5

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Looking for more CELPIP practice? Help has arrived!

CELPIP Online Practice Tests, Set 5, are here to help you prepare for your CELPIP Test.

Each CELPIP Practice Test includes:

  • Two complete practice tests
  • Instant Listening and Reading Scores
  • Performance Standards for the Writing and Speaking Tests to help you understand how the CELPIP Test is rated
  • Timers for each section

These practice tests can be accessed on desktops, laptops, and in our CELPIP Practice Test App, which is available for Apple and Android tablets.

Price for CELPIP Online Practice Tests, Set 5:

  • CELPIP-General: $35.00 + tax
  • CELPIP-General LS: $25.00 + tax

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FREE! CELPIP Online Practice Tests


Have a free online practice test on us!

All CELPIP account holders can access all-new, free online practice tests, delivered directly to their accounts. If you do not have a CELPIP account, register today to access these free online practice tests.

The free online CELPIP practice tests, for CELPIP-General and CELPIP-General LS, each include:

  • One complete practice test
  • Listening and/or Reading Test score conversion charts, to help you understand how each section of the CELPIP test is rated
  • Timers for each section

To access your free online practice test, simply sign in to your CELPIP account, visit the Study Materials page, add the practice tests to your cart, and check out. You will not be charged, and the practice tests will be added to your account instantly.