ETS® TOEFL® Logo eNews Update
June 2012

The TOEFL® programme is excited to announce a new service available to institutions —the TOEFL® Search Service. This new service will allow you to find international students for your university.

Also read about the recent free workshops conducted by the TOEFL programme — the item writing workshop and the Propell® Workshop for the TOEFL iBT® test. Stay tuned for the next available item writing workshop coming in September.

Be sure to check out the TOEFL iBT® Quick Prep page to provide your students with more free TOEFL iBT test questions and learn how your students can save up to 40 percent on official TOEFL test prep.

We hope you'll find these stories interesting and informative — and we welcome any feedback.

Sincerely,


Helen Cook
TOEFL Client Relations Associate Director — Australasia
hcook@etsglobal.org
TOP NEWS
Thousands of potential students could be heading to your institution!
Scholarship Test Takers

The TOEFL® Search Service, launching in mid-2012, helps you find the international students you want to enroll in your college, university or postgraduate programme.

Powered by Hobsons®, the service supports your recruitment efforts by providing current and targeted lists of prospective students, who have opted in to receive information from programmes like yours.

Sign up today to be among the first to receive additional information about this new service.

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NEWS
New email addresses for the TOEFL® Score Verification System.
The TOEFL® programme has created new verification email addresses for enquiries from Australia and New Zealand. These new email addresses will allow us to provide you with even better service. Effective immediately, please write to us at TOEFLVerifyAustralia@ets.org for Australia and TOEFLVerifyNZ@ets.org for New Zealand. Please discontinue use of the TOEFLVerify@ets.org email address.
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Australian teaching professionals provided with free TOEFL® training.
ETS expert Emilie Pooler conducted two Propell® Workshops for the TOEFL iBT® test in Sydney and Melbourne in May. The four-hour workshops were free of charge and included learning materials.
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First item writing workshop held for the TOEFL® Speaking Section.
TOEFL Speaking Section Writing Workshop
The TOEFL® programme conducted a professional development workshop in Sydney on 12 May for English-language professionals in Australia with the goal of training new test item writers for the TOEFL iBT® Speaking section. Led by ETS Assessment Specialist Emilie Pooler, the seminar focused on how TOEFL iBT test items are designed, reviewed, pilot tested, and finally included in a test. A second workshop will be held in September for training on writing items for the TOEFL Writing section.
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New payment options available to TOEFL® test takers.
TOEFL iBT® test fees paid online by credit card can now be paid in select local currencies in addition to U.S. dollars. Test takers can now pay in euros (EUR), Indian rupees (INR), Japanese yen (JPY), or South Korean won (KRW), using a VISA® or MasterCard® credit or debit card through the TOEFL® online registration system.
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RESOURCES
TOEFL iBT® Quick Prep available for your students.

Give your students another way to prepare for the TOEFL® test with TOEFL iBT® Quick Prep, a free practice tool with real TOEFL iBT test questions from past tests. Each volume includes questions from all four sections of the test. Volumes 1 and 2 have transcripts of the audio portions of the test. In addition to the transcripts, Volumes 3 and 4 also have the audio files in MP3 format embedded into the PDFs.

TOEFL iBT Quick Prep is available at http://www.ets.org/toefl/quickprep.

Save up to 40 percent with the new TOEFL® Value Pack.
Help your students get the official TOEFL® Practice Online for only $27 when they register. That's a savings of 40 percent. TOEFL Practice Online is also available in any of our other three TOEFL® Value Packs. Our four TOEFL Value Packs provide the ultimate way to practice for the TOEFL test. Students will receive official test preparation tools and other extras they need to help them succeed. TOEFL Value Packs can be ordered when registering for the TOEFL iBT® test. The Value Pack Plus and Value Pack Prep can be purchased online at any time through the ETS store.
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Visit the TOEFL® programme at upcoming events.
The TOEFL® programme will be attending conferences all over the world. Be sure to stop by our booths, speak to a representative and get information on the latest TOEFL developments.
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Feature of the Month

Feature of the Month -- Meet our new English-language Consultant — Cath Moore

Meet our new English-language Consultant
— Cath Moore.

Meet Cath Moore, the new English-language Consultant for the TOEFL® programme. Cath has a Masters in Applied Linguistics and is a qualified English-language teacher, trainer and assessor. She has over 20 years of experience in the English-language Training industry, including two years teaching English in Japan. Her work in teaching and as an academic manager has helped prepare international and migrant students for entry to both senior and tertiary education and for work. She has qualifications and experience assessing across a range of English-language proficiency scales.

"My main goal in this new role is to work with English-language providers to supply information about the TOEFL test, assist in the development of TOEFL preparation programmes and to deliver professional development to teachers and colleges about the TOEFL programme."

Cath Moore, TOEFL English-language Consultant



Upcoming TOEFL® Test Dates

Below are the upcoming test dates and cities for Australia. Please note that not all test centres participate on every testing date.

Adelaide, SA
Sat., Jun 30, 2012

Archerfield, Qld
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Brisbane, Qld
Sat., Jun 30, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Canning Vale (Perth), WA
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Gold Coast, Qld
Sat., Jul 28, 2012

Highett, Vic
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Kensington, NSW
Sun., Jun 17, 2012
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sun., Jul 22, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sun., Aug 19, 2012
Sun., Aug 26, 2012

Lismore, NSW
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Maroochydore, Qld
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Melbourne, Vic
Sat., Jun 30, 2012
Sun., Jul 22, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sun., Aug 19, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012
Sun., Aug 26, 2012

Parafield, SA
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

Perth, WA
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012

South Melbourne, Vic
Sun., Jun 17, 2012
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sun., Jul 15, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sun., Aug 19, 2012
Sun., Aug 26, 2012

Sydney, NSW
Sun., Jun 17, 2012
Sat., Jun 30, 2012
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sun., Jul 15, 2012
Sun., Jul 22, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sun., Aug 19, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012
Sun., Aug 26, 2012

Werribee, Vic
Sat., Jul 14, 2012
Sat., Jul 28, 2012
Sat., Aug 25, 2012


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