SSL is authorized by ETS to offer the TOEFL iBT®, GRE, TOEIC®, and PRAXIS® exams and more than 600 international professional certification tests at SSL!

Our TOEFL® classes will provide students with the knowledge needed to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The official TOEFL® score is accepted at many colleges, universities and businesses throughout the United States as a measure of English proficiency.  It is also an official test site for the Pearson VUE® certification tests that offer students the opportunity to take IT relative certification at any time.


TOEFL Courses

While TOEFL®-specific courses are offered at SSL,  students should also understand that all courses are designed to help the student develop skills which will aid in getting a good score on the TOEFL®.  Students acquire skills which will lead them to academic success and build upon their English abilities needed to succeed in work and life.


Take the iTEP® Test at SSL

The International Test of English Proficiency offers the following:

  • On-demand Internet delivery provides maximum scheduling flexibility.

  • The exams evaluate reading, listening and grammar. The iTEP® Plus series also evaluates speaking and writing.

  • The writing and speaking sections call for writing and speaking production from the test-taker.

  • Native English-speaking ESL trained professionals evaluate writing and speaking components.

  • The exams are administered in only 60 minutes (The iTEP® Plus series lasts 90 minutes).

  • iTEP® test results are available immediately after the test. The iTEP® Plus results are available in five business days.

  • Detailed results closely reflect the user’s English level and register small improvements on repeated tests.

  • Results are presented on a clear, informative Official Score Report.

  • The iTEP® is affordably priced (about half price of TOEFL).

  • The test determines an overall proficiency level from 0 (beginner) to 6 (advanced), as well as individual proficiency levels from 0 to 6 for each of the skills tested. The user’s overall score can also be expressed as a half level (0.5, 1.5, etc).


Computer Lab

SSL has a computer lab available to students during regular working hours (if there is no class). Students are encouraged to use the lab and the self-study software to improve their English. Students must comply with all SSL computer policies which are outlined in the student handbook and given to students on their orientation day.


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