ETS Announces Upcoming 2011 TOEFL® Test Dates for Australia
- Becky Powell
- Dan Bleakman/Le Tran
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- Becky Powell
Princeton, N.J. (February 22, 2011) —
Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® test has announced the 2011 TOEFL test dates for March, April, May and June for students in Australia who wish to take the TOEFL test.
The TOEFL test, the most widely accepted English language assessment worldwide, evaluates a student's ability to use and understand English at the university level and measures how a student combines reading, listening, writing and speaking skills needed to succeed in an academic setting. Currently, more than 7,500 institutions around the world, including nearly every university in Australia, accept the TOEFL test to demonstrate English language proficiency.
Available to students in 165 countries, including 16 testing sites in Australia, the TOEFL test is the most accessible English language assessment. Students have the opportunity to register for the TOEFL test up to three months in advance. Upcoming test administrations in Australia at a variety of testing sites include:
|Adelaide:||March 12; April 9; May 14; June 11, 25|
|Archerfield (Brisbane):||March 12, 26; April 9; May 14, 28; June 25|
|Brisbane:||March 12, 26; April 9; May 14, 28; June 11, 25|
|Canning Vale (Perth):||March 26; April 9; May 14, 28; June 25|
|Highett (Melbourne):||April 9; May 14, 28; June 25|
|Lismore:||March 12, 20, 26; May 29; June 25|
|Maroochydore:||March 13, 20, 26; April 9; May 14, 28; June 25|
|Melbourne:||March 12; April 9; May 14, 28, 29; June 11, 19, 25|
|Parafield (Adelaide):||March 12, 26; April 9; May 14, 28; June 25|
|Perth:||March 12, 13, 20; April 9; May 14, 28; June 11, 25|
|Sydney:||March 26; April 9; May 14, 28, 29; June 11, 25|
"For any student who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency around the world, the TOEFL test stands heads and shoulders above the pack in terms of its ability to provide an accurate indication of a student's ability to communicate effectively in English," commented Liz Pryzibilla, Director of Professional and Continuing Education and English Language Centre at the University of Adelaide. "The numerous test administrations and testing sites make it convenient for students to take the TOEFL test in Australia."
A regularly updated list of international TOEFL test administrations is available at http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/TOEFL/tclists/IBT_a.html. More information regarding the TOEFL test, including access to registration, sample questions and study tips, is available at www.TOEFLGoAnywhere.org.
About the TOEFL Test
The TOEFL test is the most widely accepted English language assessment in the world, recognized by more than 7,500 colleges and universities in more than 130 countries. Globally, the TOEFL test is available at more than 4,500 testing sites in 165 countries. To date, more than 25 million students around the world have taken the TOEFL test.
At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English-language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries. www.ets.org.