CAEL | CAEL test | CAEL exam with LLI
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)...
London Language Institute is proud to be the official testing site for CAEL in London, Ontario Canada. In addition, CAEL-London Language Institute testing labs are going to be set up around the world at official CAEL testing sites. CAEL is a standardized test of English in use for academic purposes, designed to describe the level of English language of test takers planning to study in English-medium colleges and universities, It offers a unique alternative to other standardized test of English becuase it is an integrated, task-based test on one topic. Test takers read articles, listen to a lecture, answer questions and write a short essay-all on one subject, as they would be expected to do in a first year university or college classroom. The language tasks and activities are systematically sampled from introductory university courses, when students are being introduced to topics the know little or nothing about.
London Language Institute offers the CAEL preparation program for both intermediate and advanced level students. CAEL can be used to illustrate English proficiency for university entrance and is rapidly growing in popularity in Canada and into the United States. This exam is 2.5 hours in length and is very test "friendly".
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)...
... is a standardized test designed to measure an individual's proficiency in English. Universities, Colleges, and other academic institutions in the United States and Canada require International students to provide proof of the English abilities by obtaining a minimum score. In addition, many employers around the world will require a minimum TOEFL score for employees working in a career requiring knowledge of the English language.
The TOEFL Success program at London Language Institute is designed to assist students meet their TOEFL needs. The program is divided among the four sections of the TOEFL: Listening Comprehension, Written Expression, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking. The TOEFL Success! program differs from many other programs, as it not only teaches test-taking strategies, but also the language required to succeed on the test and in future academic or career endeavours. This program is designed for the iBT TOEFL test.
Students will be required to complete an initial TOEFL assessment to record a baseline score. A complete TOEFL practice test will be administered half-way through the program, and at the end of the program.
The program is based on the new TOEFL format (iBT).
The complete program is 12-weeks in duration, however it is possible to join the course for shorter lengths of time for short-term upgrading. This program has continuous intake.
LLI currently offers two levels of TOEFL preparation courses. Level 2 is designed for high-intermediate students; Level 3 is designed for advanced students. All participants are required to complete and assessment test to determine the appropriate course. Level 2 classes are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Level 3 classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Many students combine their TOEFL studies with an intensive ESL program.
Note: All students are required to buy the required TOEFL textbook. The cost of this textbook is $40, and is included in the fees above.
The IELTS course follows a similar teaching methodology to TOEFL. Many sudents prefer to take an IELTS program as it is a hands on test and does not include a computer. The LLI curriculum follows the official IELTS guidlines and includes all areas of preparation.
LLI currently offers an upper level of IELTS preparation. Students are required to be at an intermediate high level of English proficiency prior to entering this program. Class sizes are kept to a maximum of 10 students.
*LLI also offers specialty classes throughout the year on Saturdays. A minimum group is required for this program.
The text book fee is $60.00 and included in the tuition fees.