TOEFL iBT Student Generated Materials
Tips for improving business English skills
published by Aleksandra Drenovac
Pearson Senior Vice President Emma Stubbs joined Pearson in 2008 from the British Council, where she was a global IELTS manager for four years. Stubbs spent six years in China at the British Council, developing the presence of IELTS in the Chinese market.
Here are some of her advice for a businessperson on how to improve English skills.
- The biggest barrier in learning a language is confidence.
We all suffer from fear of making mistakes.
Native speakers make ...
5 Steps to Ace IELTS Listening Section
published by Azabella Marina
Knowing how to read, write and speak English doesn’t necessarily translate to excellent IELTS results. You also need to understand the accents of native English speakers well, and this may be a hurdle for you if you are not in a predominantly English-speaking environment. But don’t worry, there are plenty of steps to take to ensure that you ace the listening section.
1) Be familiar with the British accent
Don’t watch Hollywood films in the hopes that it’ll help you with the IELTS ...
Intensive and Extensive Readers
published by Kate Junquera
I was recently asked by a local school to talk about using IELTS and TOEFL exercises in the classroom, not only for students preparing for those tests, but also for those who are learning general English. It was sort of a strange topic and one that was difficult to address. Usually, I think that students who are preparing for standardized English language exams are served well by both test prep courses and general English courses, but the other way around didn’t make a lot of sense to me. ...
Preparing for the tests…Work Hard and Relax !!!
published by Marketa Birasova
Many students work really hard for their tests (SAT/GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS). But still they do not score good marks. Morever, they are unable to make out what went wrong. A very BIG reason for doing bad in the test is that they worked HARD. May be too hard. There is a whole lot of difference between working ‘hard’ and working ‘intelligent’.
It is very important to make a proper schedule for your studies and follow it properly. Break your study time into short intervals. An ideal ...
IELTS versus TOEFL
published by Junu Joshi
What is the difference between the IELTS and TOEFL? Which one should you take? This article will try to help you make that decision and give a brief intro to each test.
The IELTS test is administrated by the British Councils, the University of Cambridge, and IELTS Australia. That is to say, it is associated with the British government and traditionally was used by British universities, as well as New Zealand and Australian universities to determine the language capability of ...
New Challenge to TOEFL
published by Bobi Green
The publishing giant Pearson is entering an important and lucrative part of the educational testing field -- English proficiency for foreign students -- by offering an exam that will be significantly different from current models. Most significantly, the Pearson Test of English will provide institutions not only with scores of applicants, but with a digital recording that will allow institutions to determine whether they are comfortable with the proficiency of the test taker. While existing ...
TOEFL or IELTS - Which is Better?
published by Lachezar Kolev
Because universities appetite to accomplish abiding you acquire the English emphasis abilities all-important to abstraction at their school, about all institutes of college acquirements crave you to booty a analysis of English. And TOEFL and IELTS are the two added acceptable connected tests of the English language. One of the best common questions I apprehend is which analysis is easier or which analysis is better. The acknowledgment depends on what kinds of tests you excel at, as able-bodied ...
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