Pyle earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1977 and a master’s degree in Linguistics in 1979. He has been involved in the field of English as a Second Language since he began work on his master’s degree in 1977. The original TOEFL test preparation book that he co-authored was created while Mike was teaching at the University of Florida’s English Language Institute and Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida in 1982. He also wrote Cliffs Advanced Practice for the TOEFL in 1992. Although Mike no longer actively teaches for any institution, he periodically...
Preparing Students for the Computer-Based Test has been created for ESL/EFL instructors
and educational advisors so they can help students prepare for the computer-based TOEFL® test. It has been
prepared by Educational Testing Service (ETS), which develops and scores the TOEFL test. TOEFL Tips
can help students do their best on the test. However, it is not meant to replace the TOEFL Information
Bulletin for Computer-Based Testing, which contains information students need to make appointments
for and become familiar with the test.
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Purpose of the TSE test
The primary purpose of the Test of Spoken
) is to measure the ability of
nonnative speakers of English to communicate
orally in a North American English context. The
TSE test is delivered in a semidirect format,
which maintains reliability and validity while
controlling for the subjective variables associated
with direct interviewing. Because it is a test of
general oral language ability, the TSE test is
appropriate for examinees regardless of native
language, type of educational training, or field of