English Language Proficiency Exams: What You Need to Know

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Angela Garner
Coordinator of International Graduate Student Initiatives
With graduate degrees in both English literature and TESL, Angela Garner has more than 25 years' experience in the field of language learning. At the University of Kentucky, Angela is both a lecturer in the Center for English as a Second Language and the Coordinator of International Graduate Student Initiatives where she teaches academic writing, as well as speaking/listening courses to graduate students for whom English is not the primary language. Angela also has extensive experience with program development as well as ITA assessment and training.

About the Webinar

Considering Graduate School? Join us for a conversation with the University of Kentucky Coordinator of International Graduate Student Initiatives. Attendees can expect information regarding different English language proficiency exam options, who needs to take it, and the general benefits of taking the exam.  

The University of Kentucky Graduate School is a thriving community of scholars, researchers, and students, all dedicated to improving lives through excellence in education research, leadership, creative work, service, and healthcare. The University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being. UK is one of only seven universities in the U.S. that have Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and Pharmacy on a single campus. 

Key Takeaways:  

  • What test is best for the student to take?  
  • Who needs to take an English language proficiency exam? 
  • All-around benefits of the exam 
  • Pros and Cons of each exam


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