“Global English” Press Releases

TOEFL iBT® Test Participates in Japan’s University Entrance Examinations

March 26, 2018

TOKYO, Japan (March 26, 2018) – The TOEFL iBT® test has been confirmed by Japan’s National Center for University Entrance Examinations (NCUEE) as fulfilling all requirements for participation in the English Score Information System for University Entrance Examinations.

Free Online TOEFL® Course Opens Jan. 24

January 23, 2018

 ETS, the maker of the TOEFL® test, reaffirms today its commitment to helping students pursue their dreams of studying abroad by opening the only free, official online TOEFL prep course. The six-week course is available to all at www.edx.org and is offered on a continuous basis so that participants can join at any time and move through the content at their own pace.

TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test to Receive Updates

January 19, 2018

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEIC® Program, announced updates to the format of questions used in the TOEIC ® Listening and Reading test. The changes will take effect beginning with the April 2018 public test administrations.

Register today for the 4th TOEIC ® Global Leadership Program

June 19, 2017

Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEIC ® Program, ETS Korea, YBM and Partners for the Future Foundation, a charity arm of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM), together are running the fourth TOEIC Global Leadership Program from August 24–25 to support Korean students as they pursue future career goals.

College Students Receive TOEIC® Sponsorship for Work, Study and Travel Program

December 1, 2016

From a pool of 193 students participating in the National Institute for International Education’s (NIIED) WEST Program, the ETS TOEIC ® Program in Korea selected eight college students to sponsor based on English-language skills, leadership potential and career aspirations in global business. On November 17, students received sponsorship certificates and USD 1,000 toward their programs.

New Zealand is Open for Business for TOEFL iBT® Test Takers

October 13, 2016

Getting to work in New Zealand just got easier. Immigration New Zealand announced that from November 21, applicants for the Skilled Migrant Category (SMC) can submit a TOEFL iBT® score to prove their English-language proficiency. The TOEFL® test, created by Educational Testing Service (ETS), is the most widely available English language assessment worldwide.

9 Gifted Students Receive Scholarships to Pursue Academic Dreams

October 5, 2016

Nine undergraduate students deserving of financial support have been awarded KRW 2,000,000 scholarships for academic study in 2016. As part of the third annual KOSAF Scholarship (ETS TOEFL Test), Educational Testing Service’s TOEFL® Program and the Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) have awarded a total of KRW 18,000,000 to Korean students.

What Does Friendship Mean to you? Tell Us in Your Words.

September 13, 2016

Calling all English-language teachers and students! It’s been said that finding a true friend is a priceless treasure. Now we want to know what friendship means to you. Starting September 13, Educational Testing Service (ETS®) and the TOEFL® program invite you and other English-language classrooms from around the globe to participate in the third edition of the TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! project.