ETS® TOEFL® Logo eNews Update
June 2012

The TOEFL® program 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 and business school.

Also read about the recent free teacher development workshop which was conducted by ETS experts at the TESOL conference. You can also find out how to attend a free Propell® workshop at a destination near you.

Be sure to check out the TOEFL iBT® Quick Prep page, where you can provide your students with more free sample 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,


Eileen Tyson
Executive Director of Global Client Relations, ETS
toeflnews@ets.org
TOP NEWS
Thousands of potential students could be heading to your institution!
Potential Students

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

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 programs like yours.

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

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NEWS
The TOEFL® Family of Assessments — helping you make confident decisions.
The TOEFL® Family of Assessments helps institutions assess more students at more English-language proficiency levels from middle school to university level. Whether for admissions or for program placement, advancement and exiting, the TOEFL Family of Assessments provides information you need to help you make confident decisions.
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The TOEFL® and GRE® tests — a winning combination.
ETS knows that you want a successful and diverse candidate pool. The TOEFL® and GRE® tests can help your institution find more highly qualified, highly diverse candidates with the proven skills needed to succeed in your graduate and business school programs. The TOEFL and GRE tests offer more applicants, making it even easier for your recruiting efforts.
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Teaching professionals provided with free TOEFL® training.
ETS experts Phal Vaughter, Shawn Steinhart and Marian Crandall conducted a four-hour Propell® Workshop for TOEFL iBT® test at the TESOL conference held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. The workshop was free of charge and included learning materials.
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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 card or debit card through the TOEFL® online registration system.
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New Customer Support Center to assist TOEFL® test takers in Spain.
Test takers studying for the TOEFL® test in Spain can now take advantage of a new TOEFL Customer Support Center. Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced a customer support center, available toll-free by phone at 900-838129 or email at TOEFLSupport4Spain@ets.org, to serve the growing numbers of TOEFL test takers throughout Spain.
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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 a free practice tool that has real TOEFL iBT® test questions from past tests. Each volume of the TOEFL iBT® Quick Prep 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 PDF.

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 have a better chance at success. 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 anytime through the ETS store.
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Visit the TOEFL® program at upcoming events.
The TOEFL® program 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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Inside the TOEFL Test Videos

Inside the TOEFL® Test is a series of five videos providing an in-depth review of the Writing and Speaking sections of the TOEFL iBT® test. Our video for this month features the independent speaking questions. This video focuses on how the questions are structured and what they're asking, how to approach the questions, and how responses are scored. The video will also look at a sample response that received a high score, and provide some tips for improving speaking skills.

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