On-line Testing FAQ


Q: [What equipment is needed?]
A: Students will need access to a device connected to the internet: computer (PC or Mac), tablet or phone with internet access. Students will also need headphones or earbuds for the listening comprehension section. Students are also allowed one sheet of scratch paper, to be provided by the teacher and collected by the teacher at the end of the Contest. A tablet or phone may not work for certain types of questions.


Q: [Do I need a neutral proctor?]
A: No! you may proctor your own students.


Q: [Do you offer remote proctoring in case of school closures or remote learning?]
A: Yes! More details are available here


Q: [Do students need to take the entire Contest at one time?]
A: No! The on-line Contest is divided into Part A (Listening Comprehension) and Part B (Language in Context and Reading Comprehension.) Students may take the entire Contest in a one hour session, or they may take take Part A one day and Part B the next.


Q: [Do students need to all test at the same time?]
A: No! Answers to Contest questions are randomized, so students in a level are not required to test at the same time.


Q: [What do I do if a computer freezes or crashes during on-line test?]
A: Please contact Lingco support asap by clicking the question mark on the lower right hand corner of your screen.