Classes for SAT, GRE and TOEFL preparation, for both males and females, will begin in Riyadh after Ramadan. Send your name and contact information to Saudiarabia@amideast.org. You will be the first to know dates are set and will have the first chance to register.
Planning to take the SAT? The College Board is enhancing security measures starting this fall. Among other changes, when you register you will now be asked to provide a current, recognizable digital or hard copy photo that will be used on your admission ticket. Read about requirements for your SAT registration photo.
English Language Site of the Month. Wow! TESL Internet Journal has a list with links to over 10,000 sites for English language learners and English language teachers, categorized in areas from business English sites to sites with learning games or teacher handouts. Overwhelmed? There are also "Selected Links" categories for teachers and students with sites the journal considers the best places to start.
Most annoying business jargon. Fifty hated expressions, with their (lack of) meaning, from Forbes. You may need to learn them but try not to use them....
Is Saudi education giving students a false sense of English proficiency? A recent editorial in the Saudi Gazette argues that poor assessment has become a major problem, while discussing the importance of having a real knowledge of the English language. We suggest Saudi educators use a standardized test such as the TOEIC tests for students in engineering, business, and technical fields and TOEFL ITP Assessments for students in the humanities to gain a more complete knowledge of their students' skills and track their learning progress. Contact us to get started.
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