TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide is an online course offered by the Educational Testing Service or ETSx, a company that specializes in massive open online course instruction. The class is ideal for anyone who is preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL. An introductory course, the class has no prerequisites, educational requirements or work requirements.
Lasting for 6 weeks, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is taught through a series of video modules. Students are expected to complete one module per week and will need roughly 2 to 4 hours of study time to be successful in the course. The videos, supplemental readings and assignments are all in English, giving students an opportunity to refine their skills. There is no fee to enroll in the class. A verified certificate of completion is available for a $49 fee.
Through the video modules of TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide, students will learn about the four parts of the TOEFL test: reading, listening, speaking and writing. The class provides strategies to help students achieve the best possible score in each section. In addition, the class provides tips to help students best prepare for the test and to use their time most efficiently during the exam. The course also reviews how the TOEFL test is scored and what the scores can mean for educational, employment, visa and scholarship opportunities. At the end of the course, students will learn how to register for the TOEFL test.