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    Screen Shot 2022-06-02 at 8.11.44 AMThe pulse of our company. Here are the tests we currently provide to anyone wishing to demonstrate their English proficiency.

     

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        Screen Shot 2022-06-02 at 8.10.49 AMTake a look at this sample chart designed to guide placement coordinators based on objective English proficiency. Set the applicant AND the employer up for success in advance of the start date.
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        set job candidates and employers up for success before the job begins.

        The information on this page is based on years of iTEP Conversation test scores. Thousands of job applicants have been tested with the iTEP Conversation exam. These scores have been used to accept workers and then used to for placement in seasonal jobs. The “typical jobs” are just suggestions. Let iTEP take care of assessing English proficiency, and you can concentrate on other student qualities.

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          Sample Placement Chart

          Using iTEP Conversation To Accept And Place Work And Travel Students

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          The information in the table below is based on years of iTEP Conversation test scores. Thousands of Work and Travel students have been tested with the iTEP Conversation exam. These scores have been used to accept students into the Work and Travel program and then used to place students in summer jobs. This chart is a starting point to accept students into the program. The “typical jobs” are just suggestions.

          If you find a student has a good attitude and self-confidence, they may be able to take on a higher-rated job. Let iTEP take care of assessing English proficiency, and you can concentrate on other student qualities.

          Score Skills Typical Jobs
          90-100
          Students know the rules of English and can express themselves very well. Pronunciation and intonation are clear.  
           
          They have a sufficient range of language to react well to situations involving instructions from supervisors, and the safety and well-being of customers and of themselves.
          • Front Desk
          • Wait Staff
          • Bartender
          • Ride Attendant
          • Retail Sales
          • Reservations
          • Games Attendant
          • Lifeguard
          • Ski Instructor
          • Ski lift attendant
          80-89
          Students have learned the rules for English sentences and can express themselves most clearly on many topics with a variety of sentence structures and verb tenses.  

          Pronunciation and intonation are mostly clear. They have a sufficient range of language to describe unpredictable situations, explain the main points in an idea or problem, and express thoughts on abstract and cultural topics.  

          They can address safety issues for themselves and others.
          • Reception
          • Host/Hostess
          • Small Inn General Staff
          • Convenience Store
          • Fast Food Service
          • Ride Assistance
          • Ticket Sales
          • Cashier
          • Ski Rental Clerk
          • Ski Cafeteria Cashier
          • Ski Shop Sales
          70-79
          Students can express most ideas but may have problems with very complex thoughts. They may make mistakes with non-routine situations, especially with things like verb tenses and plurals.

          Pronunciation and intonation are still developing, but most of what they say is understood. They may hesitate a bit while searching for words.
          • Cook
          • Barback
          • Busser
          • Cafeteria Service
          • Food Preparation
          • Maintenance
          • Housekeeping at Inn
          • Snow Maker
          • Ski Mountain Maintenance
          60-69
          Students know the basic rules for English sentences. They can express simple ideas but might have problems with more complex sentences. They are comfortable talking about familiar topics, but for non-routine situations might make mistakes with things like verb tense and number agreement.

          They are still building vocabulary, but know enough words to respond to familiar topics.
          • Dishwasher
          • Housekeeping
          • Cleaning
          • Painting
          • Laundry
          40-59
          Students have a basic understanding of English, but will often hesitate while contemplating a response.  

          Vocabulary and grammar are still developing, and they may have difficulty when a quick response is required.
          • Assistant (with limited need for English)
          25-39
          Students are at a beginner level of learning English and cannot yet verbally construct sentences that make communication understandable.
          The program is probably not appropriate for this student until their English improves.

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          We can work with any agency, employer, or sponsor to put together a similar chart for your own participants. Your unique chart will include your own range of scores and typical jobs based on your recruitment locations and schedule.

          Employers

          For employers, your unique chart would include the different jobs at your job site locations. Ask us to help compile your own iTEP chart. It’s fast, accurate and a no-cost service we provide all iTEP users.

           
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          Everything you need to start accepting and placing participants with precision.

           

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