Advice on alternative methods for second language evaluation: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

This section provides hiring managers and human resources specialists with advice and tips on alternative second language evaluation assessments. This initiative is in line with the measures taken by the Public Service Commission to provide departments and agencies with additional flexibility to staff positions that are related to the COVID-19 situation or that ensure the effective functioning of the Government of Canada.

Oral proficiency


The videos below provide key information and tips on how to conduct a good oral assessment. Though the content of the videos focuses on level B, some of the advice included can be used as a model for assessments at the C level as well.

Written expression

Reading comprehension

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