The English Language Skills Assessment (ELSA) is a group of tests designed to measure English language proficiency of subjects. The test is designed for non-native speakers, with different levels of testing available from beginners to advanced.[1] The tests can be utilized to track progress among those studying English or to measure proficiency for employment or education where English language skills are required.[1] The tests are intended for an international audience and are available in British English or American English.[2] The tests are utilized by such educational organizations as the Australian Council for Educational Research to help predict student success and are compulsory at The University of the South Pacific.[3][4] It is used by international businesses such as BASF, Unilever and DaimlerChrysler.[5] Its usage is mandatory in Germany and Poland as part of the re-training programs for unemployed.[5]