– Testing hurdle for international students – Sep 23, 2005

Tip of the mouse to EFL geek for the link. – Testing hurdle for international students – Sep 23, 2005: “BOSTON, Massachusetts (AP) — For American students, tests like the SAT, ACT and GRE mark the path to college and graduate school. But for hundreds of thousands of international students hoping to study in the United States, a major concern is proving their language skills on the TOEFL — the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
Now that test has undergone a major makeover, aimed at better evaluating how well applicants can communicate in English. As the test debuts Saturday, some students, particularly Asians, are worried they’ll be disadvantaged because of how they were taught English in school.”

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