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TOEFL iBT® Test

The premier test of academic English communication

Select any step to learn more about the TOEFL iBT® test.

 

Teacher Development

The TOEFL® GoMentor!™ series of resources offers courses, 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.

 

Teaching Academic English with the TOEFL iBT Test

This new multi-week online course helps you improve your skills and build curricula for teaching academic English. It gives you high-quality, practical content, emphasizing task-based language teaching (TBLT) and English for academic purposes (EAP).

The course combines the best of both theory and practice, including examples of how these concepts can be applied to designing English-language learning lessons and tasks to support students’ development of EAP in relation to the TOEFL iBT test. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of how to apply best practices in language teaching and receive materials that you can adapt for your own classroom.

Choose the Independent Study option to learn at your own pace, or Interactive Study for a more structured experience. For more information and pricing, email TOEFLELT@ets.org.

 

Teaching TOEFL iBT Skills workshop

The Teaching TOEFL iBT Skills workshop (formerly the Propell® Workshop for the TOEFL iBT Test) is a professional development program designed to empower English-language teachers with a deeper understanding of the TOEFL iBT test and the academic language skills it assesses. Led by ETS-approved facilitators online or in person, the workshop covers:

  • the Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing sections of the TOEFL iBT test
  • how the Speaking and Writing sections are scored
  • an introduction to teaching and learning strategies to help promote your students' success
  • sample classroom activities to motivate your students

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 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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