Contest Guidelines

Contest Guidelines

  • Register candidates for Stage 1 at their current level only.

  • Your KGL Country Partner will inform you of the venue and times for Stage 1

  • Stage 1 consists of multiple choice questions and participants have 60 minutes to complete the test (Pre-A1 45 minutes).

  • Results for Stage 1 are issued approximately 15 days following the receipt of the answer sheets from your KGL Country Partner.

  • Stage 2 consists of a multiple choice test, listening reading and writing. Timings for Stage 2 are as follows: 

Pre-A1 60 minutes

A1 – 75 minutes

A2 – 80 minutes

B1 – 80 minutes

B2 – 90 minutes.

  • The names of the winners 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and commended contestants are announced following stage 2.


  • Eligible national finalist join the winners from other countries for a three day event and participate in the Global Winner contest. The contest is only open to finalists, teachers and KGL Country Partners. No other persons may participate in the Global Event.

  • The Global winner is selected on the basis of performance in a test, and a written task and is awarded a monetary prizes which should be used for educational purposes

  • Prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place contestants at each level based on overall performance in the Global Event test.

  • An additional monetary prize if presented to the overall global winner For a list of prizes click here.