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TOEFL  This site provides information about the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The website includes free sample test questions; location and time  of tests and much more.

Inside the TOEFL® Test:  Writing Question 2  
This is one of many Youtube videos on taking the TOEFL test. The video includes tips, sample questions, scoring criteria, and a sample response.




Resources for studying and teaching  English as a foreign language  are provided in this guide.  Check under the relevant  tabs for how to find articles, books, videos and a selected list of useful Internet sites for students and teachers. Translation tools found online and dictionaries are compiled under the Translation tool tab.

Web Resources

English language:

English Idioms & Idiomatic Expressions:   Lists of idioms used in everyday conversational English, with their meaning.

ESL/EFL Abbreviations Explained by Kenneth Beare on 

ELPIP Free Sample Tests (2014)

Canadian Culture and Communication:

Culture History and Sports [Government of Canada]

Canadian Encyclopedia Online a free interactive Canadian encyclopedia, supported by Heritage Canada.

Communications Research Centre Canadian government body performing research and development on communication technology.

CRTC Canadian Radio-Television Telecommunications Commission.


Multicultural Canada: Canadian historical multicultural resources online. Encyclopedia articles, newspapers, letters and oral histories and more.

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