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writing in english

October 4, 2007

Co-branding of Writing in English by Educational Testing Service®

Pleasanton, Ca -® announces the co-branding of
Writing in English by Educational Testing Service®.

Designed for nonnative English speakers, Writing in English is an interactive program that helps users write in English more clearly and concisely. It's also a great way to help learners sharpen English grammar and syntax skills for the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests. Writing in English is designed for adults at the intermediate to advanced level and is available as a CD-ROM, online or download. You can view a three minute flash slide show about the program by clicking on: Writing in English

Writing in English has been used by students and professionals in many different settings. Engineers at IBM, who are non-native writers of English, work with this program to fine tune email communication, and students at the University of California use it to improve grammar/syntax for their academic writing. Students and professionals outside the United States at companies like Deloitte use it to improve written communication in English.

Writing in English features over 200 interactive presentations and practices with:

  • Pre- and post-assessments with instant scoring
  • Clear explanations of grammar rules in English with interactive presentations
  • Interactive practices with immediate feedback on answers
  • Multiple interactive charts on topics like phrasal verbs and word forms
  • Tips for effective email communication
  • Text translated into three language: Japanese, Chinese simplified, and Chinese traditional
Educational Testing Service® (ETS®) is the world's largest private educational testing and measurement organization and a leader in education research. ETS® is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals, educational institutions, and government bodies in nearly 200 countries. The organization develops and administers more than 12 million tests worldwide. For more information about ETS®, visit its Web site at ETS®.® provides products and services to improve communication skills for nonnative speakers of English at the intermediate and advanced levels. Their pronunciation, idioms, and writing programs are currently being used in language labs at schools and universities like Reedley College in California, Laramie County Community College District in Wyoming, and the University of South Carolina. Companies like Microsoft and IBM use these programs to improve productivity in the workplace.