BridgeTEFL Assignment Essay

2372 Words10 Pages
Placement Tests & Proficiency Tests
Imagine that you are responsible for admitting students to an English language school. Design a simple interview based on 20 personal questions for the student about his job, family, school or country. Begin with simple grammar and vocabulary and develop more complexity by the conclusion. This is to follow the school´s placement test to confirm its results.
1. Placement Tests & Proficiency Tests I. I would start by asking the student to answer in full sentences if they can. For the purposes of this assignment I am assuming these students are adult learners. The questions I would ask are; 1. How are you?

2. What’s your job?
3. What are some of your responsibilities at work?
4. Do you play
…show more content…
If the institution does not waive the TOEFL® iBT, the student must attain a certain minimum score on the exam in order to gain acceptance to the college or university. Students should check with the institution to find out what minimum score it requires on the TOEFL® iBT.

Students planning to pursue their Master’s degree or Doctorate

International students who wish to pursue graduate study at an American college or university can take the TOEFL® iBT. Most graduate schools require a minimum score on the TOEFL® iBT as well as the Graduate Record Examination® (GRE®) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test® (GMAT®). Students may take ELS test prep programs for the GRE® or the GMAT® at Level 110 and higher—or if they meet other requirements. To learn more about entry requirements for either test prep program, click the links for each test

Business Students

Students entering the Business English Program must attain a minimum score on the TOEFL® iBT, TOEIC®, or IELTS™ exams, or achieve an advanced level on the ELS Pre-Arrival Test.

Notes about TOEFL iBT:
TOEFL iBT is approximately 4 hours long. Each section of the test has a time limit.
The Reading section has new questions that ask test takers to categorize information and fill in a chart or complete a summary.
There is no longer a Structure section. Grammar is tested on questions and tasks in each
Get Access