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Testing for International Teaching Assistants

Fall 2015 Test Dates

Monday, August 24, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 25, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00.p.m.

Test Location: International Center, 37 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

To schedule a thirty-minute test appointment, contact Dr. Kelly Watts, kwatts@uri.edu or call 401-874-2019.

ELS 512 – Advanced Oral Communication Skills for ITA’s

  • Increase pronunciation and communication skills
  • Complete professional presentations and reflective writing assignments
  • Focus on American culture and cross-cultural communication

 

Please note:

  • GAs or RAs do not need to take the English proficiency test.
  • GAs or RA’s who later become TA’s will be expected totake  the test at a later date if given a TA position in future semesters.
  • TAs who score below a 65 on the Versant test, must enroll in ELS 512 (Fall semester) or ELS 612 (Spring semester).
  • All graduate students are eligible to enroll in ELS 512 and 612 whether or not they have an assistantship.
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