Preparation for The TOEFL Exam:
What is the TOEFL Exam?
The TOEFL exam is required for entrance by nonnative English speakers to
more than 2,400 Universities in the USA, Canada, and
elsewhere. It is also very useful for many occupations
such as English Teacher, Travel Agent, Import-Export,
Where and When Can I take the Exam?
There are three types of TOEFL exams you can take:
- The paper based exam.
- The computer
- The new Internet Based Exam.
All but the new Internet Based Exam are given frequently at numerous sites in
Vila Velha, Vitória, and elsewhere in Brazil. The Internet Based Exam
requires a special Internet Testing Facility, which currently is not available
in Brazil, and just became available in the US in 2006.
How High a Score Do I Need?
Actual scores required vary with the school or organization requiring the
exam, and the
type of exam taken, but there are some norms which we will discuss with you,
based on your needs and the school or other organization wanting the test
How Do I know If I am Ready and This is the Best Test for Me?.
Before the class you may meet with us for a free counseling session. We will meet individually with you, interview you, and
determine if you are ready for this course (strong intermediate level or
above). We will also help you determine which test type you need to prepare for and
when you need to take it.
Why Do I Need to Take Your Course?
Of course you could study on your own, or if your English is at an Expert
level you may not even need to study. However most Brazilians have several
problems in English and lack experience taking this type of exam. Our
- Determine your strengths and weaknesses.
- Improve your weaknesses.
- Prepare you for the type of exam you will have.
At the beginning of the course we will give you a practice exam. From the
results we will determine any special strengths or weaknesses you
have and customize your study based on that. As we go through the class we will
give additional tests to show your level of improvement. We have
special books with practice tests for each of the
parts of the exam, explaining why the answers are what
they are, and with special tips on how to improve your
Our special CD’s have simulated TOEFL test sections and practice
sessions, so you will listen to and be exposed in
advance to the same types of things you will receive
on the actual test. Our classes are small enough so that your
instructor can customize your study based on your
How Long is the Class?
The class meets 2, 4 or 8 hours per
weeks depending on the period of the course (1 month,
3 months, or 6 months) and your needs.
What is Your Current Schedule?
The next group class starts May 6 in Vitória at Edificio Alphaville Trade
Center, Sala 601.
The class starts at 1 PM and lets out at 3 PM.
The sessions cost R$ 160 per month and end in December. Call 8812 0001
registration or more information.