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Training for English Tests

Training Students for Tests 
Nowadays however, the profile of students taking English assessment tests has broadened. There are still those preparing to study abroad, but many students are simply leaving the country, or enjoy the opportunity to do their MBA, a sandwich doctorate or a fellowship abroad. I have trained many highly skilled professionals from the areas for which Canada is offering visas. Along with these, I also have encountered professionals who simply do a CAE or CPE exam to be better qualified for the workplace, and even young students from local schools where Cambridge tests are required.

Since our company approaches the training providing individual classes, our students have had very satisfactory test results. But there are a few challenges involved in training students for tests. Often, the skill sets an English speaker has acquired in a language school are different from those used in assessment tests. I have found that much of the English training in Brazil is bas…