English Comprehension and Communication Test

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The English Comprehension and Communication test assesses proficiency in the English language as well as competency in written and verbal communication.

The test focuses on important workplace skills, such as:

  • Grasping business level vocabulary, including nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
  • Ensuring clarity in verbal communications with clients and coworkers.
  • Writing clear and concise instructions and using proper grammar and etiquette.

Many roles from executives to office workers require English comprehension and communication to engage effectively with clients, create compelling content, and convey information clearly.

Sample public questions

1 min
English Comprehension

"Today the CEO announced that the company will ______ into Europe next year."

Which words best complete the blank in the sentence above?

2 min
Verbal Communication

Your team doesn’t have anyone skilled in data analytics, so your boss asks you to do your best to analyze visitor behavior on the company’s website. A week later, you ask a colleague on a different team for feedback on your work so that you can improve it before presenting to your boss.

After reviewing your analysis, he says, “This makes no sense. Have you ever worked with data before?”

How do you reply?

3 min
Written Communication
English Language
Grammar and Punctuation

You drafted an email on your phone in poor lighting while in transit. Now back in the office, you need to proofread what you wrote before sending it out. Read the email draft below.

The agenda for next week’s meeting includes presentations from both the marketing and sales teams. Marisol, you will need to has completed the analysis of the most recent campaign by then. You guys need to present slides of those outcomes at the meeting, OK? Meanwhile, Lucas should do something similar for the sales team. Rather than presenting individual case studies, tries to analyze the quarter as a whole this time. Let's nail these presentations and show the executives how much improvement we have made?

Which sentences have errors in grammar or punctuation?

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26 more premium English Comprehension and Communication questions

Manufacturing Shift, Report Distribution, Strategic Guidance, Budget Oversight, Consumer Demand, Taciturn Jones, Performance Review, Confidence vs. Arrogance, Data Request, Simpler Speech, Task Instructions, Rhyme Time, Rude CEO, Conference Instructions, Training Session, Billable Hours, Arctic Predictions, Job Reference, Concerned Colleague, Contract Renewal, Video Meeting, Convention Organizing, Customer Requirements, Meeting Departure, Covering Leave, Hiring Plans.

Skills and topics tested

  • English Comprehension
  • Context
  • Homograph
  • Written Communication
  • Email Etiquette
  • Syntax
  • Synonym
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Communication
  • Handling Miscommunication
  • Tone and Voice
  • Persuasion
  • Colloquial Speech
  • Figures of Speech
  • Tense
  • Workplace Nuance
  • English Language
  • Pronunciation
  • Talking to Your Boss
  • Clear and Concise
  • Giving Instructions
  • Grammar and Punctuation
  • Passage Set
  • Prepositions
  • Clarification
  • Antonym
  • Homonym
  • Active Listening

For job roles

  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive
  • Executive Assistant
  • Manager
  • Office Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Person
  • Secretary

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