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International Students a Security Threat?

International Students a Security Threat? By iTEP Chairman Perry Akins In July, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement suggested new guidelines affecting schools that are approved to enroll international students. Their proposal would give the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) the authority to “request evidence of a […]

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Dan Lesho joins BES as Executive Vice President

Dan Lesho joins BES as Executive Vice President Dear iTEP Partners and Friends, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Lesho to fill the position left by the departure of Marielle Marquette.  As Executive Vice President of BES, Dan will be responsible for managing our existing English language assessment products as […]

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Intensive English Programs (IEPs) Are in Trouble Again

Intensive English Programs (IEPs) Are in Trouble Again Once again, we find ourselves in very challenging times for intensive English language programs in the US. These enrollment valleys occur once every ten years or so. One can cite a variety of reasons for the declining enrollments; however, the […]

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Connect with iTEP on social media

Connect with iTEP on social media iTEP is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Weibo to help test-takers prepare for the test and learn about fantastic schools accepting iTEP as proof of English proficiency for admissions. We also post content for educators and international education professionals. […]

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What is CEFR?

What is CEFR? With an increasing number of language tests and certifications out there, one carefully created neutral system aims to provide context for all of them: CEFR or Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. While CEFR is the most widespread method of expressing language skill, it’s not […]

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iTEP Changing English Assessment in Iran

iTEP Changing English Assessment in Iran This spring, we announced that, thanks to a special education exemption from the trade embargo, 10 test centers in Iran had begun administering iTEP. Since entering Iran, we’ve had a great deal of positive feedback from test-takers and educators. We thought we would […]

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iTEP Public Relations and Marketing Partner Simms PR Expands with New Website

iTEP Public Relations and Marketing Partner Simms PR Expands with New Website Since 2010, Simms PR has helped shape and execute our communications strategy. We’re thrilled to have seen their organization grow and launch a new website this spring. Simms PR has been instrumental in obtaining coverage […]

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iTEP Prep: Difficult Listening Questions

iTEP Prep: Difficult Listening Questions The listening section of iTEP gets progressively more difficult. After four simpler questions, you have 2-3 more difficult conversations, followed by one most difficult lecture. Each includes multiple questions. You’ll find examples of these more difficult exercises below. Try them, and if you […]

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CALT Conference Announcement

CALT Conference Announcement In November, the first annual Classroom Assessment for Language Teaching (CALT) Conference will be held at the University of Arizona. Hosted by the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), information about the conference is provided at this website: CALT 2016. We look […]

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iTEP Prep: Simpler Listening Questions

iTEP Prep: Simpler Listening Questions During the iTEP listening section of iTEP, you will hear a conversation or lecture and then answer questions about it on the screen. Each conversation or lecture is played only once, but you can take notes while listening. The first part of […]

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