ETS® TOEFL® Logo eNews Update
March 2013

Welcome to our first edition of 2013! In this edition of the eNews Update, we are pleased to announce the launch of our 2013 TOEFL® Scholarship Programme. Be sure to have your students apply.

In other news, Cath Moore, English-language Consultant for the TOEFL programme, is delivering Propell® Workshops for the TOEFL iBT® Test in New Zealand. These workshops provide educators with new English-language teaching skills. In 2012,13 Propell workshops were held in Australia alone!

We are pleased to announce that the Brazilian Minister of Education has said that the TOEFL® ITP test will be used as a screening and learning tool for the English Without Borders Programme. Don't forget to read the whole story! We are also featuring the launch of the new Official TOEFL iBT ® Tests with Audio, Volume 1 and our TOEFL page on Facebook®.

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
2013 TOEFL Scholarship Programme Now Available

The TOEFL Scholarship Programme is now open to students living in China, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Scholarships will be awarded to 119 students starting undergraduate or graduate degrees at an institution in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory (PDF).

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NEWS
Brazil's Minister of Education Announces the Selection of the TOEFL ITP Test to Strengthen English-Language Skills

At a press conference in December, Minister of Education Aloizio Mercadante announced that the TOEFL ITP tests will be used as a screening and learning tool for the English Without Borders Programme. The newly established English-language learning initiative, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, seeks to assist undergraduate and graduate students in strengthening their English skills to satisfy language requirements for government-funded scholarships.

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Prepare Your Students for Success with a Free Propell Workshop in New Zealand

Cath Moore, English-language Consultant for the TOEFL programme, is conducting two Propell Workshops for the TOEFL iBT test in New Zealand. The four-hour workshop offers instructional techniques and strategies using an integrated-skills approach to teaching English-language learners. It is led in an interactive, hands-on approach to developing a TOEFL iBT curriculum with scoring explanations, learning strategies, activity books, a complete practice test, CD-ROM and more.

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RESOURCES
New Worldwide TOEFL Page on Facebook®

Recently the TOEFL programme launched a worldwide TOEFL page on Facebook® to engage with English- language learners and present valuable resources to help prepare them for their test-taking journey.

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New Test Prep Book, The Official TOEFL iBT® Tests with Audio, Volume 1

ETS announces the latest resource to assist students as they prepare for the TOEFL iBT test, the most widely accepted English-language assessment worldwide.



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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


TOEFL Marketing Team Wins QS-Apple Creative Award

The ETS TOEFL Marketing team received the award for the Best International Student Recruitment Brochure for the TOEFL Student Brochure at the 8th QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS-APPLE) conference in November in Bali, Indonesia. QS-APPLE is an annual conference for international educators in Asia, Europe, America and Australasia. The award was accepted on behalf of the team by Helen Cook, Associate Client Relations Director, ETS Australasia.

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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
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sun., Apr. 14, 2013

Archerfield
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Bankstown
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013

Brisbane
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Broadway (Sydney)
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Canning Vale (Perth)
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Gold Coast
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Highett
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Kensington
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sun., Mar. 24, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Lismore
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Maroochydore
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Melbourne
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sun., Mar. 24, 2013
Sat., Mar. 30, 2013
Sun., Apr. 14, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Parafield
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

Perth
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sat., Mar. 30, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013

South Melbourne
Sun., Mar. 24, 2013
Sun., Apr. 14, 2013

Sydney
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Sat., Mar. 02, 2013
Sat., Mar. 16, 2013
Sun., Mar. 24, 2013
Sun., Apr. 14, 2013
Sat., Apr. 20, 2013


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