Paragon Testing Enterprises supports instructors who are working to help prospective test takers improve their English language skills and reach their target scores on the CELPIP Test. To assist in preparing prospective test takers, we have provided the following resources:

Get to Know the Test

The first step in preparing for the CELPIP Test is to familiarize test takers with the test format and scoring. Review the following pages:

It will also be helpful to review the Free Online Sample Tests, sign in to your CELPIP Account and take a Free Practice Test, and attend an upcoming or pre-recorded information session.

Go Through the Study Materials

There is a variety of study materials available to help test takers prepare for the CELPIP Test, including Online Practice Tests, Study Guides, and more.

Read the CELPIP Instructor Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with test tips, study materials, and new developments by receiving our monthly newsletter.

Sign Up for CELPIP Instructor Training

CELPIP Instructor Training provides instructors with thorough knowledge of the CELPIP Tests as well as useful tips and resources for teaching test preparation. This three-hour course is ideal for instructors who are teaching a CELPIP preparation course, tutoring individual students, or seeking more information about the CELPIP Tests.

TRAINING FEATURES:

  • Insight into each test component
  • Background information on question types, scoring, and assessment
  • Explanation of the Performance Standards for the Speaking and Writing Tests
  • Tips for teaching test preparation

TRAINING BENEFITS:

  • A live, online session taught by a CELPIP expert
  • PDF Instructor Training Manual
  • Certificate of Completion

 

UPCOMING ONLINE TRAINING DATES:

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET live online session
  • Friday, August 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET live online session
  • Friday, September 14, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET live online session

The fee for this 3-hour instructor training course is $75 CAD per instructor.

 

HAVE A CELPIP PREPARATION PROGRAM OF YOUR OWN?

Find out what the guidelines are to operate a test preparation program for Paragon’s CELPIP Test.

CELPIP INSTRUCTORS

  • Neil Zielsdorf is an Instructional Designer at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Neil has 5 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in China and Canada. Neil has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in test research and development, item writer training, and instructional products and programs development. He holds a MEd (Curriculum and Instruction), BA (Linguistics); and a TESL Canada Level 2 (Permanent) from TWU.

    Neil Zielsdorf
    Neil Zielsdorf
  • Chris Koelbleitner is Manager of the Instructional Products and Programs Unit at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Chris has over 17 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in Canada and Japan. Chris has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in rater training, scores management, as well as instructional design. He holds a BA (English); MA (English) and a CELTA.

    Chris Koelbleitner
    Chris Koelbleitner
  • Marcy Laufer is an Online Instructor Trainer at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Marcy has over 20 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in Canada and Japan. Marcy has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in rater training, scores management, and instructional products and programs development. She holds a: B. Ed (TESL Specialization); BA (English); and a CELTA.

    Marcy Laufer
    Marcy Laufer