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The premier test of academic English communication

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Teacher Development

The TOEFL Program offers workshops, 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 iBT test and the university classroom.

Propell® Workshop for Teachers

The Propell® Workshop for the TOEFL iBT test is a professional development program designed to help English-language teachers meet the challenges of teaching academic English. Led by ETS-approved facilitators online or in an interactive, hands-on classroom setting,the workshop covers:

  • teaching and learning strategies to help promote your students' success
  • flexible classroom activities to motivate your students
  • learning objectives for lesson plans and class activities
  • details of how the Speaking and Writing sections are scored

You’ll receive a kit that will guide you through sessions on teaching techniques and activities. The workshop is also an opportunity to interact with peers and provide feedback to help us improve and develop assessments that meet your needs.

For more information about Propell Workshops available in your country or online,or to request one, contact us.

Teacher webinar series

Join our free interactive webinars to learn more about details of the test, tips and ideas for your classroom, and any recent developments in the TOEFL Program. To see the current schedule, register for a webinar, or to request access to recordings from past events, fill out the Teacher Webinar Series form.

Distance learning lesson plan — writing

This Independent Writing lesson plan recommends activities and virtual platforms to facilitate distance learning. Please fill out the form to download this lesson plan.

Grants and awards

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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