assessment overview


Assessments are optional but you may wish to start with an assessment before commencing with lessons. It is not always easy to know the level or potential of each student in advance, ability can vary. 

home & online

Assessments can take place online or at your home depending on your location and distance. Taking an assessment online is an ideal way to prepare for lessons. Assessments take place during the week and weekends. 

the cost

Assessments vary in cost according to several factors such as duration, peak and off-peak times. A typical, 45-60 minute, one off assessment will normally be charged at the PAYG (Pay As You Go Rate). Online Quranic Arabic assessments are free for up to a limited amount of minutes online, subject to availability. An online assessment will be cheaper than an assessment at your home. An assessment for Quranic Arabic can often be cheaper than an assessment for A’ Level or GCSE Arabic, depending on a couple factors. 

See the pricing page or contact us for price confirmation.

the duration

Assessments vary in duration but are usually as follows:

  • 30 minutes or less (Quranic Arabic)
  • 45 minutes (All other Arabic lessons) 
  • 60 minutes (All other Arabic lessons)

the content

Assessment structure and content will depend on which language skills you are focusing on. The more exam orientated and/or demanding the lesson route the more areas that will need to be assessed. The assessments can take place with or without the tutor. A number of set tasks will need to be covered, the details of which are too many to cover here.