PRINCETON, N.J. (ots-PRNewswire) - Educational Testing Service is
pleased to introduce the latest in its popular POWERPREP(R) software
line, Preparation for the Computer-based TOEFL(R) Test, Version 1.0.
This CD-ROM is the only test-preparation product that contains two
timed computer-based tests operating under the authentic TOEFL
testing software used during the actual exam. The package includes
real TOEFL questions, the same tutorials used on test day, and three
essay topics for use in writing practice. After users take the
practice tests, they can see score ranges to help them determine how
well they might do on an actual TOEFL test.
"On test day, we want people to be familiar with the exam and
comfortable with taking the TOEFL test on computer," explains Linda
Scatton, acting director of the TOEFL program. "This valuable test
preparation tool allows nonnative speakers of English to learn basic
computer skills, practice their English language skills, and become
familiar with TOEFL computer-based test directions, timing, and
The software will be demonstrated and sold at the annual
conference of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
(TESOL), March 14-18 in Vancouver, British Columbia; the conference
of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign
Language (IATEFL), March 27-31 in Dublin; and the annual conference
of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, May 28-June 2 in
San Diego. There will be drawings for free copies of the software at
the TOEFL exhibit at the three conferences.
People may purchase the POWERPREP software Preparation for the
Computer-based TOEFL Test online at www.ets.org/store.html
calling 1-800-446-3319 or 1-609-771-7243. A single copy costs $29.95.
(Shipping and handling may be additional).
The software is also available from international educational
advising centers and the local distributors listed on ETS' Web site
. It operates on an
IBM-compatible computer with Windows 95, 98, or NT 4.0. For site
license information, call 1-609-683-2124.
The TOEFL program offers other study materials, including the
TOEFL Test Preparation Kit, 2nd edition; TOEFL Practice Tests,
Volumes 1 and 2; and a free TOEFL Sampler CD-ROM to familiarize
students with the computer-based test.
ETS develops and administers more than 11 million tests worldwide
on behalf of clients in education, government, and business.
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