exam (noun): short for examination, a formal test of knowledge or proficiency in a subject or skill
There are many tests and examinations designed to measure the English-language competence of people whose mother tongue is not English. Most of them emanate from the United Kingdom or the United States. Some of them focus on the candidate's ability to function in a specific environment, while others are of a more general nature. These pages offer information, resources and help for various tests and examinations for learners of English as a foreign or second language.