VISA UPDATE English Language Requirements for Healthcare Professionals

On September 9th, the UK government announced that the English language requirements stipulated for overseas healthcare professionals by their respective regulatory bodies – the NMC for nurses and ... (more...)

Changes in the OET Writing Criteria

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The OET Writing Criteria are Changing

The way OET mark the Writing tests is changing. (more...)

SLC at the 3rd International Medical English Conference

  It was great to be at the  3rd International Medical English Conference with  Bethan Edwards, SLC’s Academic Director and Virginia Allum, SLC’s Head of Medical English, in Exeter last Saturday, ... (more...)

SLC significantly increases English language training with doctors

  The impact of OET Since the GMC’s decision to approve OET as a way for international doctors to demonstrate their English competence when working in a clinical environment, the number of doctors ... (more...)

OET Forum, London, August 29th 2018

 It was a pleasure to have both attended and spoken at the OET Forum in London yesterday. The keynotes from Tim McNamara, the man behind the development of OET 30 years ago, and Jonathan Silverman, ... (more...)

OET - Writing Test Tips

While all the other parts of OET are changing at least a little in the September update, the writing sub-test is staying the same. So, if you’ve taken or prepared for OET before, the new test will ... (more...)

Press Release - Reach OET B Launched

Reach OET B launched for Medicine and Nursing   (more...)

OET- Reading Test Tips

From September 2018, the OET reading sub-test will have three parts, testing a range of reading skills by using texts that you might encounter in different workplace situations. Here are some quick ... (more...)

OET - Listening Test Tips

As part of the update to the OET, the listening sub-test is changing. From September 2018 it will have three parts rather than two, and each part will be divided into sections, so that you will hear ... (more...)