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TOEFL Speaking

TOEFL Speaking: Lesson Series and Webinar

Welcome! My name is James Heywood. I look after the content on Off2Class. I am delighted to announce that our TOEFL Speaking Series is live! You can find our TOEFL Speaking Lesson Series in our lesson library. Like all our ESL Lesson Content, these lessons are designed to be teacher-led. That is, they are designed to be[...]

TOEFL Webinar Series: You’re Invited

Off2Class is excited to release its long-awaited teacher-led TOEFL series!  Similar to our popular IELTS series, these lessons are designed for ESL teachers to lead and prepare candidates to sit the TOEFL test. Over the next 4 weeks, James Heywood from Off2Class is leading teachers through each skill of the TOEFL test. Each webinar will focus[...]

Branded ESL Set-Up Options

Introducing Branded ESL Set-Up Options

We're thrilled to announce that teachers and schools now have two branded ESL set-up options at Off2Class! Teachers and schools can select from Professional or Business set-up. Professional set-up on Off2Class includes: branded platform interfaces, homework assignments, placement tests and login pages the ability to print branded student achievement certificates, completed homework and placement test results access to our[...]

student placement test

Student Placement Test – Live Tour & Q&A

On June 22 we welcomed 100 ESL teachers for a live tour of our Student Placement Test 2.0. The tour was long overdue! A couple of months ago we made a major upgrade to our student placement test when we released ESL Placement Test 2.0. In short, we took our existing grammar-focused ESL placement test[...]

ESL Placement Test Certificates

Printable ESL Placement Test Certificates

You can print ESL Placement Test Certificates for your students on Off2Class! We've added printable ESL Placement Test Certificates so that you can motivate your students to learn with you. Each student's placement test produces a result based on the CEFR. Pro users can now create a branded certificate displaying the CEFR level and your[...]

Speaking Activities about Crime and Punishment

Advanced Speaking Activities about Crime and Punishment

We've been inspired to release 5 new Advanced Speaking Activities about Crime and Punishment! Anyone who enjoys a good film or TV series will know that the last decade has seen the rise of Scandinavian noir. The Danish series The Killing was made into an equally successfully US production. The Swedish-Danish co-production The Bridge was[...]

Upper Intermediate Students

Five new Speaking Lessons for your Upper Intermediate students

Many students who reach higher levels of proficiency are often heading toward a standardized test such as IELTS or TOEFL. All major standardized tests consist of a speaking component. As such, it’s vital that Upper Intermediate students learn to talk on a wide variety of issues. When choosing topics for Off2Class Speaking Lessons, we include[...]

new esl speaking activities-release

New ESL Speaking Activities Release Intermediate

Four new Speaking Lessons for your Intermediate students. As summer approaches fast for many of us, students often want less intensive lessons. The more the sun shines, the less students are inclined to undertake a new grammar point. As the teacher, you might find yourself needing mostly lessons that promote fluency rather than introducing new[...]

build trust with your ESL students

How to Build Trust with Your ESL Students – Webinar

Welcome to the second Off2Class webinar of 2017! For this addition, we've invited Chris Rush from Better Business English to coach you on how to build trust with your ESL students. Why is is it important for you to build trust with your ESL students? Think of trust as the key ingredient. It will allow you[...]

Off2Class ESL Placement Test

Off2Class ESL Placement Test V2.0 is ready!

We're proud to announce that the Off2Class ESL Placement Test V2.0 is ready for you to assign to your students!  We've taken the existing grammar-based Off2Class ESL Placement test (V1.0) and added Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking assessments to the tool. Now when you press 'Assign Test' on our Placement Test page, you'll have the[...]

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