If you have dreams of studying abroad, but are afraid that you’ll never be able to afford it, take some inspiration from this week’s story. Sometimes, dreams do come true.
Recently ETS Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Walt MacDonald announced the winners of the 2010 TOEFL Scholarship Program in India. Established in August 2009, the scholarship program recognizes academic excellence by TOEFL test takers throughout India.
Over 300 competitive applications were ...
Educational Testing Service (ETS) Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Walt MacDonald announced the winners of the 2010 TOEFL® Scholarship Program in India at a press conference today. Established in August 2009, the scholarship program recognizes academic excellence by TOEFL test takers throughout India.
ETS, the creator of the TOEFL test, honored seven high-performing Indian students, awarding US$50,000 for postgraduate study in 2010-2011. Three US$10,000 and four ...
WASHINGTON — The Educational Testing Service has announced that it is temporarily suspending registration for its tests in Iran, including the popular Test of English as a Foreign Language, in what may be one of the first tangible effects of the new sanctions levied against the country by the international community.
Experts and Iranian expatriates were appalled, saying that if the sanctions prohibited Iranians from studying abroad, they ...
Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® test, announced the launch of three TOEFL Value Packs. The new Value Packs offer test takers significant price reductions on popular TOEFL® preparation and skill-building resources and can be purchased during registration for the TOEFL iBT™ test.
In addition to including well-known test-prep resources like The Official Guide to the TOEFL® Test and TOEFL® Practice Online, the Value Packs are the only way to purchase the new ...
Kampus Landing holds Free Seminars on GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS & Learn English in Ahmedabad
Kampus Landing- the best study abroad consultants announced a series of free workshops and seminars on test preparation GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS and English Language training that will be conducted by top instructors of Kampus Landing and will emphasis on the tips and techniques to crack the GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, and IELTS with great scores. The seminar Learn English will focus on the ways to speak English effectively and will open for students, business people, executives and housewives. ...
WASHINGTON -- Sudirman, a graduate of the Muhammadiyah teaching college in Surakarta, Indonesia, did not need an American education to wind up memorialized in a six-foot portrait on the wall of the Indonesian embassy. But then again, driving out Dutch colonialists is not as big an industry today as it was in the 1940s.
“Engineering, business administration, communications, the sciences,” said Posiah Mohd, director of the students' department at the embassy of Malaysia, Indonesia’s ...
TOEFL organizer offers scholarship
The Educational Testing Service (ETS), the developer of TOEFL and TOEIC, is receiving applications from college students for scholarships.
The U.S.-based test organizer said it will open applications until Aug. 13 and select 30 students for the scholarships worth $ 120,000.
Candidates should be a student at a Korean university with a grade point average of 3.225 or above out of a full score of 4.3, or 3.375 or above out of 4.5 points.
They also have to demonstrate their English ...
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TOEIC test applicants under the Institutional Testing Program (ITP), given to a group of candidates for special purposes by companies or schools, scored nearly 100 points lower than individual test takers under the monthly Secure Testing Program (STP).
According to YBM Sisa, the Korean importer of the English proficiency test, those under the ITP averaged 521 points out of 990 last year, while those under the regular STP averaged 619.
The Korean test ...
Did you know that you can use word families to expand your vocabulary? Or perhaps the better question is, do you know what word families are?
Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern. Sometimes it is because they share the same letter producing a similar sound (like cat, rat, and fat), while other times it is because they share the same route word, yet a new word is used in order to be grammatically correct within the sentence. For example:
The woodland ...
Do you Read with a Partner?
Studying for TOEFL on your own can get boring and you may find it difficult to stay motivated, plus you’re missing out on some easy learning opportunities. By occasionally studying with a partner, you can breath new life into your routine and learn more by sharing the perspectives and information you learned while studying. After all, don’t they say that two heads are better than one?
Here’s how you can work with a partner to improve your reading and comprehension ...