About


EduMeter Egypt is the official representative and organizer of The International Linguist Kangaroo (ILK) Contest – English in Egypt and The Middle East.

It is one of the largest international competitions in the English language. It is held in many countries of the world that use English as a second language and target students from grade 3 to grade 12.

• The questions of the tests are organised on five levels of competence addressed to students. These tests are designed based on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

What is the CEFRL?

CEFRL is an abbreviation of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment". In language teaching, different European countries used many different syllabuses. So, the Council of Europe decided to create a Framework, it describes what people can actually do in the language. The "Global scales" have three levels, and each level is divided into two stages.


A: Basic User

A1 : beginner

A2 : elementary

B: Independent User

B1 : intermediate

B2 : upper intermediate

C: Proficient User

C1 : Effective Operational Proficiency or advanced

C2 : Mastery or proficiency

The objectives of

The International Linguist Kangaroo


01. Developing language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing

02. Promoting passion in English.

03. Developing students' ability to think and analyze information in English.

04. Establishing the importance of the English language and its use in dealing in any country in the world and linking it to daily life.

05. Discovering the outstanding students in the English language.


The Schedule Of

The International Linguist Kangaroo


1

26 June 2022

Start of registration

2

30 November 2022

End of Registration

3

11 December 2022

Trial Test Announcement

4

16- 17 December 2022

The Test

5

17 January 2023

Announcing Results

6

19 February 2023

Delivering awards Consecutively

The competition mechanism and conditions


• The International Linguist Kangaroo (ILK) Contest – English is based on a multiple choice system Online. Participating students are divided into levels by grade
Grade The level of racing in kangaroo Number of test questions Test time in minutes
Third and fourth primary The Story test ( pre A1 level) 30 questions 60
Fifth and sixth primary The Joey test ( A1 level) 40 questions out of 50 questions 60
First and second preparatory The Wallaby test ( A2 level) 40 questions out of 50 questions 60
The third preparatory and the first secondary The Grey Kangaroo ( B1 level) 40 questions out of 50 questions 60
Second and third secondary The Red Kangaroo ( B2 level) 40 questions out of 50 questions 60


After the test is finished , the answer sheets are corrected Online , then the results and the winners are announced.

Contest Instructions

  • Students enrolled in pre-university education can be enrolled from grade 3 to grade 12.
  • Paying the participation fee of 300 LE.
  • Participation in the name of the school where the student is enrolled.
  • The student should not be more than 19 years old (for technical education schools)

Awards


Certificates of participation in The International Linguist Kangaroo (ILK) Contest for all participants.

Winners of each level are awarded a certificate of excellence.

The winners of each level are given the membership of the Kangaroo Golden Club.

Medals will be awarded to the top winners.

Samples


The answer form for the Kangaroo International Competition in English:
Grade Question Sheet 2014 Question Sheet 2015 Question Sheet 2016 Question Sheet 2017 Question Sheet 2018 Question Sheet 2019 Question Sheet 2020 Question Sheet 2021 SAMPLE PAPERS RESOURCES
First and second primary
Third and fourth primary
Fifth and sixth primary
First and second preparatory
The third preparatory and the first secondary
Second and third secondary
Answer Sheet

Common Questions


A: EduMeter Egypt. You can communicate with us through the contact details on the website.
A: CEFRL is an abbreviation of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment”. In language teaching, different European countries used many different syllabuses. So, the Council of Europe decided to create a Framework, it describes how people can use the language. 
A : The "Global Scales" in CEFRL have three levels, and each level is divided into two stages :-
1:  Basic User ( A )
 A1 : beginner
 A2 : elementary
2:  Independent User
 B1 : intermediate ( B )
 B2 : upper intermediate
3:  Proficient User ( C )
  C1 : Effective Operational Proficiency or advanced
  C2 : Mastery or proficiency.
For each level, the CEFRL describes what a learner can do in the four skills : reading, listening, speaking and writing. 
A: The tests are designed based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, and abbreviated in English as CEFR or CEFRL.
A: Students can participate from the 3rd grade to the 12th grade.
A: There are 30 compulsory questions for the level (A1) and for all other levels the student will solve 40 questions out of 50 questions.
A: The exam time is 60 minutes for each level.
A: Upon enrollment, the schools that meet the governing criteria are identified.
A: The school will be notified of its selection as a test center by sending an email to the school.