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Life in the UK Test

Preparation Classes 

Are you finding the Life in the UK Test hard? 

Have you already taken the test and failed? 

At Manchester City College we are now offering preparation classes, Life in the UK Test made easy!

We support you to understand the contents of the official book in Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Hindi languages also.

  • 36 hours (3hours per day, 3 days a week for 4 wks)
  • Unlimited preparation sessions
  • Bite-size information session
  • Chapter contents explained
  • Unlimited Practice tests
  • End of course mock Exams
  • Unlimited classes unless you pass
  • Access to many online Practice Tests

About the ‘Knowledge of language and life in the UK’:

From 28 October 2013, there will be two parts to the knowledge of language and life requirement, both of which must be met by all applicants for settlement unless the individual is exempt.

Applicants will be required to:

  • pass the Life in the UK test; and
  • to have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent.

At Manchester City College we provide the following certificates and preparation classless:

  • English language test at all levels (including: Entry level 3, Level 1 and Level 2)
  • CEFR all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2) through PTE Pearson preparation material
  • Life in the UK test preparation classes

About the course:

This course helps candidates to understand the life in the UK Test book, classes are conducted in a friendly atmosphere taking into consideration people who find it hard to study on their own. On request we can arrange one-to-one preparation sessions on special fee package.


The 3rd revised official Study materials were published by the Home Office in early 2013. Any tests taken on or after 25 March 2013 are based on the information found in Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents 3rd edition.

Our classes focus on Chapters 2 to 5 of the above-mentioned publication.  

Topics covered  in the tuition sessions are paper base as well as online. all the testable chapters included in our study guides are:

The values and principles of the UK

-Taking the Life in the UK test

  • What is the UK?

- Countries which make up the UK.

  • A long and illustrious history

- Early Britain
- The Middle Ages
- The Tudors and Stuarts
- A global power
- The 20th century
- Britain since 1945

  • A modern thriving society

- The UK today
- Religion
- Customs and traditions
- Sport
- Arts and culture
- Leisure
- Places of interest

  • The UK government, the law and your role

- The development of British democracy
- The British constitution
- The government
- The UK and international institutions
- Respecting the law
- Fundamental principles
- Your role in the community

Entry requirements:

Free English Language Assessment to test the candidate’s fluency in English (must be ESOL Entry 3 Level or above). This means that the candidate must be able to hold conversations on an unexpected topic’ and should be able to read and understand English.

Method of Assessment:

For each chapter,  paper base as well as online mock tests will be held.  We highly recommend that candidates take this intensive course prior to booking their On-line test.  The tests are conducted at government test centres of their own choice.


Not applicable. Students must book and take their test at designated government test centres.

Duration and fees:

36 hours ( 3hours per day, 3 days a week across 4 weeks)

Introductory offer: £250


  • Speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher: from  £250

Facts information about Life in the UK Test:

  • The test consists of 24 multiple choice questions
  • Questions are chosen at random by the computer
  • The test duration is 45 minutes
  • The applicant must answer 18 out of 24 questions correctly to pass (75%)
  • The test costs £50
  • The test is conducted at an approved Home Office Test Centres across th UK

Next step:

One call to our centre will do it all. Call us now on 

0161 224564, our friendly staff will be able to advise you about how to register, fees, the dates of the courses,exams and other arrangements.