LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IELTS USA is pleased to offer complimentary one-day professional development workshops to ESL Professionals and Enrollment Managers in the US during the summer of 2017. IELTS, a test of English language proficiency, was taken more than 2.9 million times around the world last year, and is increasingly accepted and used by over 3,000 institutions in the United States.
The IELTS USA Teacher Workshop Series is designed for US ESL Professionals interested in learning more about IELTS, and includes a detailed explanation of each section of the test. The workshops will also provide resources and tools to Intensive English programs and language schools to support integration of IELTS into curriculum, as well as offer recommendations on how to develop IELTS test preparation courses. Teacher workshop topics include:
- Format and scoring
- A variety of task types
- Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking test samples
- Classroom activities
By choosing to attend one of these interactive and engaging workshops ESL Professionals will be provided with a greater understanding of the IELTS test, and get the opportunity to connect with IELTS USA representatives and colleagues from across the country.
The Teacher Workshops will be held in the following locations:
- Miami, FL on June 23, 2017
- Baltimore, MD on August 18, 2017
The IELTS USA Stakeholder Workshop Series will provide an introductory overview of IELTS to US Enrollment Management Professionals. During the workshops, participants will have an opportunity to engage in conversations, group activities, and experiential learning by:
- Discussing global trends in secondary and post-secondary international admission.
- Reviewing IELTS test development, format, and score scale.
- Taking and scoring a "mini IELTS" test.
- Walking through the test delivery process and security practices.
The 2017 Stakeholder Workshops will be held in the following locations:
- St. Petersburg, FL on July 21, 2017
- Houston, TX on July 28, 2017
- Baltimore, FL on August 4, 2017
If you are interested in attending a complimentary IELTS USA Workshop, register online at www.ielts.org/usa/workshops today! For questions regarding the IELTS USA Workshop Series, please contact email@example.com.
About IELTS USA
IELTS is an English language proficiency test designed to test communicative abilities of non-native speakers who want to study or work in English speaking environments. It is accepted by over 10,000 organizations worldwide, including more than 3,000 US institutions. IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge English Language Assessment, and includes all standard varieties of English – American, Australian and British.
Founded in 1999, IELTS USA is the Los Angeles, California-based division of IELTS that manages acquisition of and customer relations with US organizations that accept the test. In addition, IELTS USA is responsible for the administration of IELTS test operations throughout the US test center network by providing training and support to official testing centers across the United States.
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