March 19, 2021

Follow along for CELPIP writing practice!

In a recent episode of CELPIP Live, we talked to our CELPIP expert about one of the writing tasks on the CELPIP Test: writing an email. For any test takers that are looking for helpful tips and strategies for the writing tasks of the CELPIP Test, take a look and follow along!

This helpful video covers key strategies, such as creating an outline for your writing response, and important factors such as relevance, completeness, tone, and word count that raters are looking for when scoring your CELPIP Test. We also answer your questions about the kinds of vocabulary to use, and what kind of responses are needed for scoring a 9 or higher on your writing test. Check out the video for more tips and strategies!


  • There are lots of great tips on writing responses in our video, which you can watch on our YouTube channel!
  • For more tips on the writing component of the CELPIP Test, and how you can prepare, visit our study tips page!
I had taken other English language proficiency before, and CELPIP was more relatable to me. All of the questions were situations I was familiar with from daily life, and were like conversations I had experienced personally.
- Chrisna D., CELPIP Test Taker
When I took CELPIP, I found it was like speaking English in real life. You speak every day with your boss and with your friends, and the CELPIP Test represents those every-day, real-life language situations.
- Rafaela B., CELPIP Test Taker