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G-TELP
G-TELP SPEAKING TEST
G-TELP WRITING TEST
G-TELP BUSINESS TEST
JUNIOR
 
 
With the globalization of business and liberalization of foreign travel, there is a fast-growing and compelling need for nonnative English speakers to write better English for their day-to-day interactions. They need to enhance their English-language writing skills to effectively communicate not only with their English-speaking peers in their country but also with both native English speakers and nonnative English speakers in various parts of the world. This need has become even more acute with the growing use of the Internet, where English is internationally accepted as the language for communicating information, ideas, thoughts, and feelings. Electronic mail and chat rooms have intensified this communication exchange at even greater speeds, and in ways that demand clear and immediate response. Clearly, facility in writing in English has become a major success criterion for people venturing into the international arena.

There is therefore a need for a formally administered test that can measure the level of a nonnative speaker's practical English-writing effectiveness, and whose results can serve as a progressive basis for improvement .

ITSC has developed the G-TELP Writing Test (GWT™) to address this need. The GWT is designed to directly assess the nonnative English writer's facility or proficiency in using written English in his day-to-day interactions. Through this measure of English-writing proficiency, the nonnative English speaker can be guided to progressively develop his English writing skills to higher levels, thereby enhancing his communication skills in written English as well as his confidence in using them.

The GWT complements the General Tests of Language Proficiency (G-TELP™) in assessing the English proficiency of nonnative English speakers. Together, these tests form a powerful battery of measuring tools that can meaningfully help people achieve higher levels of proficiency in the English language.
Question Type Part 1. Constructing a Paragraph
Part 2. Composing a Personal Letter
Part 3. Composing a Formal Letter
Part 4. Describing a Situation
Part 5. Writing an Essay
Duration 60 minutes
Availability of Score Report 3 weeks (15 working days)
Level Levels 1 to 8
Descriptor Grammar, Vocabulary, Organization, Style, Substance.
Duration of Score Validity
Two (2) years