Language Aptitude Test - Use to measure aptitude of an individual to learn foreign languages

This test is designed to help identify whether candidates have the aptitude to learn a foreign language. It is based on the Modern Language Aptitude Test. 

This test aims to assess candidates on various aspects of language. Candidates are presented with certain symbols which indicates a particular word in a made up language along with the English equivalents. They are required to identify the same when they see or hear a similar symbol later in a question. The test also tests English Language Aptitude as it is important to have a proper command on the English language as well.

The Mettl Aptitude Test for Language Learning helps you measure an individual’s success in acquiring basic communication skills, most importantly speaking and listening skills of a foreign language. The test consists of items for measuring an individual’s aptitude for number learning, establishing a connection between speech sounds and phonetic symbols, spellings, words usage in sentences, and how quick the individual is in learning a set of vocabulary words.

The test is ideal to be used by the following:

  • Organizations which provide services in foreign languages, for example, translation services etc.

  • Education and training institutes evaluating individual’s aptitude for learning languages

  • BPOs and KPOs looking for hiring individuals who can interact with clients in foreign countries

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Key profiles that the test can be useful for:

  1. New hires in BPOs/ KPOs

  2. New hires in education/ training institutes


Test Requirements: This test requires an individual to be ready with paper and pen/ pencil and have speaker/ headphones in working condition. The test consists of few questions which require an individual to view Youtube video. Hence, please ensure Youtube is accessible to the individual.


Test Details:

Number of sections


Number of questions


Test Duration

30 Mins


Section Details:

Number Learning

Assesses auditory and memory abilities linked to sound-meaning relationships.

Spelling Cues

Assesses the ability to associate sounds with symbols and also a little knowledge of English vocabulary.

Words in a Sentence

Assesses sensitivity, grammatical structure and the ability to correlate objects.

Paired Associates

Assesses rote memory aspect of learning a foreign language.


Language - English (The test can also be provided in other languages. If required, please connect with us over

Answer to common queries:

What is meant by language learning aptitude?

Language Learning Aptitude tests whether candidates have the aptitude to learn a foreign language. It helps in evaluating candidates on their ability to make sense of ambiguous information and pick up a foreign language. 

Why is Language Aptitude Test important?

With the global economy booming and organizations setting up multinational operations, learning new languages and gaining proficiency has become extremely crucial. Individuals with a steep learning curve and adaptability are crucial candidates for roles that require learning new languages as well as gaining proficiency in a certain language.

How it works:

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Relevant for Industries

  • IT
  • ITeS
  • Banking & finance
  • Insurance
  • FMCG
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare

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