The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test designed to measure an individual's proficiency in English. Universities, Colleges, and other academic institutions in the United States and Canada require International students to provide proof of the English abilities by obtaining a minimum score. In addition, many employers around the world will require a minimum TOEFL score for employees working in a career requiring knowledge of the English language.
The TOEFL Success! program at London Language School is designed to assist students meet their TOEFL needs. The program is divided among the four sections of the TOEFL: Listening Comprehension, Written Expression, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking. The TOEFL Success! program differs from many other programs, as it not only teaches test-taking strategies, but also the language required to succeed on the test and in future academic or career endeavours. Students will be required to complete an initial TOEFL assessment to record a baseline score. A complete TOEFL practice test will be administered half-way through the program, and at the end of the program.
The program is based on the new TOEFL format (iBT). The complete program is 12-weeks in duration, however it is possible to join the course for shorter lengths of time for short-term upgrading.
London Language School currently offers two levels of TOEFL preparation courses. Level 2 is designed for high-intermediate students; Level 3 is designed for advanced students. All participants are required to complete and assessment test to determine the appropriate course. Level 2 classes are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Level 3 classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Many students combine their TOEFL studies with an intensive ESL program.