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How to prepare for a proficiency exam

[Ultimate Guide] How to Prepare for a Proficiency Exam

“Am I actually making any progress?”  It’s a thought that lingers in the back of any language learner’s mind. Unless we look hard, it’s sometimes difficult to see language progress in our day-to-day lives. Enter proficiency exams. They are an official way to gauge language skills. It doesn’t matter if you want to work at a foreign company, go to school overseas, or just prove to yourself where your skills are. Proficiency exams are a great way to find out,…

Learning Online: Evaluating Your Teacher

  Welcome back to Learning Online! Part One | Part Two This week we're looking at ways to evaluate your online teacher. Having knowledge of a subject does not automatically make you a good teacher in that subject. That's why people go to school to teach [duh]. However, when dealing with languages I've noticed tons of people who think being a native speaker is enough. When working with a teacher online you want to make sure that their teaching style…