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October 20, 2003

ETS® Co-branding for Pronunciation in American English

Educational Testing Service® (ETS®) has co-branded the interactive CD-ROM Pronunciation in American English by Kathy L. Hans. The expanded relationship with ETS® reflects continuing support for this effective training tool (selected as a Tool for TOEIC® since '00). It places a new emphasis on this product going forward for other training applications within the ETS® family of tests and services: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)®, Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC®), TOEFL® Academic Speaking Test (TAST)® and the Test of Spoken English (TSE®).

The co-branding coincides with upcoming changes in the TOEFL® Test, which will include a speaking component in '05. Students can start adjusting to the new TOEFL® by taking the TAST (available now at ETS®).

"We are very proud to be able to continue our affiliation with ETS®" said Kathy L. Hans, the author of the program, "and we welcome the new and expanded relationship." This product is immediately available from AmEnglish.com®. Please contact sales@amenglish.com for more information.

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®.

AmEnglish.com® provides products and services to improve communication skills for non-native speakers of English at the intermediate and advanced levels. These products are designed for both working professionals and college students. AmEnglish.comĀ® develops ESL and EFL (English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language) training programs and computer-based training tools from their offices near Silicon Valley in Pleasanton, California. These programs and materials have been adopted by numerous colleges and universities in the U.S. and overseas.