What Are the ELL Proficiency Levels?


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The term ELL refers to:

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1. The six ELL proficiency levels:

2. Native speakers of English:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Standards help people verify that goals are being met across the board, and this quiz will determine what you know concerning ELL proficiency standards. Most of the questions on this quiz use the fill-in-the-blank approach to test your knowledge concerning related definitions, ELL concepts, and key terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Allow these assessment tools to establish how much you know about:

  • The term ELL
  • Purpose of the 6 ELL proficiency levels
  • Facts about native English speakers
  • Info about ELL proficiency levels
  • Shared quality among all proficiency level systems

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you polish-up the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about ELL proficiency levels in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding native English speakers and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of the term ELL

Additional Learning

Explore more info on this topic with the related lesson, What Are the ELL Proficiency Levels? After you find answers to the quiz questions, take a moment to look up details about the following:

  • Connections among ELL, ESL, and EFL
  • Extended definitions of all 6 ELL proficiency levels
  • American and U.K. systems for testing language proficiency