TOEIC Listening & Reading Test.
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The TOEIC Listening & Reading Test is a two-hour multiple-choice test consisting of 200 questions evenly divided into listening comprehension and reading comprehension. Each candidate receives independent scores for listening and reading comprehension on a scale from 5 to 495 points. The total score adds up to a scale from 10 to 990 points. The TOEIC certificate exists in five colors, corresponding to achieved results:
orange (10–215)
brown (220–465)
green (470–725)
blue (730–850)
gold (855–990)

Article for parents: Monkey Puzzles – World Tour

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Following our popular Monkey Puzzles game for young learners, the monkey has returned in a new set of adventures – Monkey Puzzles World Tour. Join our monkey as he travels to meet new friends in new locations all over the world. Play eight mini games using words from the Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. The game is available on our website or from the App Store for iPhone or iPad. Children can play to help them prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners, and as a fun way to practise English.

To play the game click here.

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English proficiency tests are: a)fun b)hard c) difficult d)my head hurts

I is International

Definitely not letter A, I bet some would choose letter D…. And that would include me ha!

Higher Education in the US is not centralized nationally as it is in many other countries. If you are planning to attend a college or university it is important to note that admissions requirements will vary greatly from one institution to another. As an international student, you may have admission requirements in addition to those national students, including proof of English proficiency.

There are two main English tests accepted by universities and colleges: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

They are both standardized tests to assess a person’s proficiency in English (reading, writing, speaking and listening). The big question a student face is “which one is better?”. Here are some differences between them:

– Speaking part. For TOEFL, the speaking part consists of six…

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