ChakraBalancingMeditation TOEIC® Success Story: University of Toronto I found the following story from the ETS "Success Stories" files about the TOEIC® Listening & Reading test particularly interesting for two reasons. First of all, it describes problems with in-house placement tests similar to those we frequently hear about from our clients. Second, it discusses an advantage that I don't think people always think about in relation to TOEIC tests the speed with which our university and other institutional clients can get information back on the English language skills of their students or employees. The Challenge: Placing incoming students quickly and accurately. The University of Toronto is the largest university in Canada and a leading higher-learning institution. As part of its School of Continuing Studies, the university offers an Intensive English Program for international students.
Business English Learning and Teaching Sites Every month, we profile a "Business English Site of the Month" in our free e-newsletters for English language learners and for professionals working with non-native English speakers (along with other useful information and news). For your convenience, some of these sites are linked to below. To learn about new sites as soon as they are published, please sign up for our newsletters. 7 Phrases that Will Drastically Improve Your Cultural Fluency in English You may have perfect grammar, but grammar does not make you a good intercultural communicator. This topic is one of the most underestimated, poorly understood, and ambiguous parts of English fluency, but its crucial for confident and effective communication. Today we will explore 7 important phrases that will drastically improve your cultural fluency in English. This is the second part of our wildly popular article series on cultural fluency (read part I here), and this topic is also part of the introduction to the Real Life English Fluency+ Course.
Level Test Introduction This is a series of quick tests that will give you a rough idea of your level of English on a scale of 0 to 5. There are five tests altogether at different levels. The five levels are very approximately: You start at the level that you think is correct for you and keep on answering the questions until the test finishes and you are given a level. Free ESL Worksheets, English Teaching Materials, ESL Lesson Plans blog-efl