Have your Candidates Assessed by Native-speaking Teachers.

Get their real spoken & written language skills in less than 24 hours.

Actionable Insights

Our Language Proficiency Tests Offering

for Recruitment

Pipplet Talent® - Get a detailed view of your candidate’s skills in the language, regardless of their field of work.

Pipplet Talent Pro® - Validate field-specific language abilities: Customer Service, Medical, Consulting, etc.

for Training

Pipplet Placement® - Place your learners in the appropriate level before training starts.

Pipplet Success® - Certify your professional training sessions. ➜ Eligible to the CPF in France.

Pipplet Business® and Pipplet Engineering® - Certify English skills at the end of business and engineering school curriculum.

Available in:

English

French

German

Dutch

Spanish

Italian

Russian

MS Arabic

and more...

If you are looking to assess a language we don't offer yet, or need a custom test, please contact us.

What our clients say about us

➜ Find out more about how we help our clients by reading our Success Stories.

Quality assessments by native-speaking language teachers, in just a few clicks.

In 30 minutes, our virtual interview app interacts with your candidates using realistic role-plays. They speak, listen, read and write in the language. Our worldwide community of verified language examiners assess their real ability to interact professionally. You get the best assessment possible to address your business needs within on average just 12 hours (24 hours max).

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Your candidates engage in realistic role‑plays. You find out their real language skills.

The use of role plays that are assessed by professionals give you deep insights into a candidate's skills that a pencil & paper test could never provide, such as pronunciation, fluency, coherence, etc.

Pipplet has also dramatically improved the candidate's experience by reducing a language assessment to just 15 to 30 minutes.

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SaaS Role-plays Assessment

"Everything was super fine. I actually enjoyed taking a test! Incredible!" — Pedro G.

"It's very dynamic and seems to focus on the use of language and fluency which in the end I think are more important than dry grammar rules." — Irene R.

Reliable Assessment Through Innovation

We strongly believe in combining the knowledge of our examiners with the power of technology. That's why we developed specialized technology that allows examiners to focus on their capabilities, while improving the reliability of assessments and turnaround time.

Our process follows the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and all of our examiners are certified language teachers - with at least 5 years of experience teaching their native language.

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Keep track of all test results

Send tests and consult results on your company's web dashboard.

Easily share all test results with your team!

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Integrate our assessment to your process

Pipplet is a Software as a Service (SaaS) application and boasts a REST API. That means we can easily make test results directly available on your talent management software, and integrate our assessment to your online application process. We are already integrated with a number of solutions and can add others on demand.

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Get rid of fraud

Pipplet online test center can secure the test session to make sure that it is indeed your candidates who take the test. A continuous check is done using the computer’s camera and microphone during the test.

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Why is Pipplet better than a face-to-face language proficiency interview?

Improved Reliability

Pipplet uses an asynchronous interview app: the examiner and the test taker are not online at the same time. This helps ensure strict control of the assessment protocol for test takers. Everyone gets an objective input. Examiners are given access to audio recordings without the interference of social cues, allowing a pinpoint focus on language skills. This improves the test reliability dramatically, ensuring fairness and objectivity

Improved Validity

Face-to-face interviews put considerable cognitive stress on the language examiner because it requires multi-tasking to manage all aspects of the interview process. Therefore, making it difficult to get a precise assessment against specific criteria. With the Pipplet app, the examiner can replay oral productions as many times as necessary. It improves the accuracy of the assessment especially when using specific criteria like pronunciation, grammar, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you differentiate from classic tests like the TOEIC or the BULATS?

Our process is entirely online and on-demand. Candidates don’t have to travel or schedule a time to take the test. Moreover, the digitalization of the test and assessment process allows us to offer a complete assessment, including speaking and writing productive skills, for the price of a partial test that assesses only reading and listening.

Are your grades comparable to other test grades?

Most language proficiency tests are based on the European referential CEFR, or give a corresponding scale. The Pipplet test uses the CEFR scale, so grades are easily comparable with other tests grades. However, it is important to keep in mind that the Pipplet test assesses productive skills that are often overlooked by other tests. Depending on the candidate, this can cause a significant difference in the grade obtained.

How do you recruit your examiners?

We enforce a strict selection criteria on our examiners. They have to be native speakers of the language they assess, be educated as linguists or language teachers, have more than 5 years of experience with teaching, and a perfect knowledge of CEFR principles. They are then selected based on their ability to deliver a precise and consistent assessment, based on control samples. A continuous check is also in place to ensure the quality of their assessments are thoroughly maintained.