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Official TOEFL iBT® Tests with Audio, Volume 1, Test Prep Book Now Available to Assist English-Language Learners
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 17, 2013 02:30 AM
PRINCETON, New Jersey, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ETS announces the latest resource to assist students as they prepare for the TOEFL iBT® test, the most widely accepted English-language assessment worldwide.
Developed by ETS and published by McGraw Hill®, Official TOEFL iBT® Tests with Audio, Volume 1, is the only publication offering five authentic, full-length TOEFL® tests used in past test administrations. Available now through the ETS Store, this test prep book also provides a comprehensive overview of the test format to help students prepare for test day. Each sample test includes an answer key, audio transcript and self-scoring guide. The paperback edition includes a CD containing audio portions of the Listening, Speaking, and Writing sections.
"Students around the world constantly request additional practice tests to increase their familiarity with the TOEFL test," commented Pamela Treves, Director of the TOEFL brand. "Incorporating past authentic tests created by ETS into a study program allows students the opportunity to practice with real TOEFL iBT reading passages, lectures, conversations and other test material."
The newly issued resource also offers the TOEFL® Test Prep Planner, an eight week study plan to help students effectively prepare for the TOEFL test. The Official TOEFL iBT® Tests with Audio, Volume 1, is an important study companion to the recently launched The Official Guide to the TOEFL Test, Fourth Edition.
Additional sample test questions are available free-of-charge on the TOEFL Go Anywhere website, www.TOEFLGoAnywhere.org, available in English, Chinese and Korean.
About the TOEFL Test
For nearly 50 years, the TOEFL test has been the most widely accepted English-language assessment in the world. The assessment measures an individual's ability to use and understand English and evaluates how well an individual is able to integrate listening, reading, speaking and writing skills.
The TOEFL test is recognized by more than 8,500 institutions in more than 130 countries including Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Globally, the TOEFL test is available at more than 4,500 testing sites in more than 165 countries. To date, more than 27 million students around the world have taken the TOEFL test.
At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org
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