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Lauree Magistrali Faculty of Economics – English language requirement

 

ADMISSION TO MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES  2020/2021

Students PRE-REGISTERED on the following Master’s Degree Programmes MUST PROVE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH VIA AN ENTRY TEST:
  • DATA SCIENCE PER L’ECONOMIA E LE IMPRESE (requirement B1)
  • ECONOMIA E MANAGEMENT (requirement B1)
  • MANAGEMENT DELLA SOSTENIBILITA’ ED ECONOMIA CIRCOLARE (requirement B1)
  • SCIENZE ECONOMICHE E FINANZIARIE (requirement B1)
  • INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND COMMERCE (requirement B2)

 

The following international certifications are recognised:
  • B1 :  CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH PRELIMINARY, IELTS 4.0 and higher, TOEFL 44 and higher, TRINITY ISE I
  • B2 :  CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: FIRST, IELTS 5.5 and higher, TOEFL iBT 69 and higher, TRINITY ISE II

 

Candidates who DO NOT have the required B1 or B2 level language certificate MUST PROVE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH VIA AN ENTRY TEST.

THE ENTRY TEST WILL TAKE PLACE ON:
  • FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2020 at 9.00 a.m. (first session)
  • THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER at 9.00 a.m. (second session).

(ROOM T8 – FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, VILLAREY, PIAZZALE MARTELLI 8, - 60121 ANCONA).

If it is not possible to run the test at the University, the test will be organised online.

ON THE DAY OF THE TEST, PRE-REGISTERED STUDENTS MUST BRING A VALID IDENTITY DOCUMENT WITH THEM.

 

Some information about the test and advice to prepare for it:
1.     No books, dictionaries and personal electronic devices are allowed.
2.     The entry test is computer-based and has 3 parts (Grammar, Use of English, Listening). After finishing each part it is not possible to go back to change the answers.
3.     The test lasts for 45 minutes, with a set time for each of the 3 parts.
4.     There are 38 multiple choice questions with only one correct answer for each question.
5.     It is possible to hear the listening comprehension text twice.
6.     If the test has to be run online, the time available and the exercises could change slightly.
7.     You can check your current level of English using this link http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/
8.     It is advisable to prepare for the entry test using material specific for level B1 or B2 (for example a textbook for Cambridge English: Preliminary – B1 preparation or Cambridge English: First – B2 preparation).
9.     The following sites may be useful to prepare for the entry test:
 
 

www.elllo.org  listening exercises with or without the audio script for levels A2 – B2 with quizzes and multiple choice questions;
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/   Articles about current events, simplified to B2 Level (FCE), with listening exercises, quizzes, multiple choice questions, gap-fill and writing exercises. Answer key available;
http://www.newsenglishlessons.com   Similar to the previous site, but easier!
http://www.britishcouncil.org/english Site managed by the British Council (grammar/reading/listening + exercises);
http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/    Voice of America for USA English;
www.speakuponline.it  Divided by level of difficulty;
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish  Various activities, also divided by level of difficulty;
http://www.listenaminute.com/index.html Listening exercises with audio script. Each passage lasts for 60 seconds and is followed by a quiz. Downloadable.
http://www.thoughtco.com
http://www.esl-lab.com/