Test Preparation Courses


Get ready for your English proficiency exam with a thorough test preparation course from the University of Washington. The UW offers evening courses for two of the most popular tests of English language proficiency: the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Read the descriptions below and click on the course title for more details.

GRE Preparation

This advanced-level preparation course sharpens the writing, verbal and reasoning skills covered by the GRE General Test, the most commonly accepted test for applying to graduate school in the United States and around the world.

IELTS Preparation

This advanced-level preparation course will help you gear up for the IELTS by teaching you various strategies and developing your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

TOEFL Preparation

Prepare for this Internet-based test – sometimes called the TOEFL iBT – by working on your English skills, learning test strategies and taking short practice tests. In keeping with the design of the TOEFL, this course emphasizes the integration of two or more skills, such as listening and writing or reading and speaking.

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