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TOEFL® Essentials™ Test

A convenient, friendly and trusted English-language test

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Teacher Development

The TOEFL Program offers webinars and more to support your development as an English-language teacher, and to equip you with the skills to prepare your students for the TOEFL Essentials test.

Courses and webinars

The TOEFL Essentials Test — Setting Scores and Expanding Insights: A Comprehensive Overview

Join our free webinar to learn more about details of the test format and design, how institutions set score requirements, and how to compare TOEFL Essentials scores with TOEFL iBT® scores and CEFR levels.

Understanding the TOEFL Essentials Test

This online course helps teachers, advisors and students understand the purposes, structure and content of the TOEFL Essentials test, so test takers can do their best on test day.

Grants, awards and scholarships

ETS and the TOEFL Board sponsor several grants and awards each year for work in:

  • foreign or second language research, teaching or assessment
  • international higher education

For details, view Grants and Awards.

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