TOEFL Private Tutoring in Calgary (Alberta)

TOEFL Tutoring in Calgary

Are you a Calgary-based student seeking to obtain the highest score possible on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)? If you are searching for the most effective and comprehensive test preparation services, look no further than the standardized test prep experts at Manhattan Review. If English is not your first, or native, language, and you hope to attend an English-speaking college or university, it is imperative to demonstrate a high score on the TOEFL. Fortunately, there is no need to prepare for this potentially life-changing exam by yourself, as the test prep experts at Manhattan Review are here to support you every step of the way to test-taking success. When it comes to preparing for a standardized test such as the TOEFL, many students enjoy learning in the company of others, finding their peers' questions and comments insightful and inspiring. Other students, however, know that they do not perform to their full potential when attempting to learn in a classroom-style group setting. They worry they are holding the group back, keeping everyone from moving on because they need additional time to master a particular concept. Alternatively, some students in groups experience frustration because even though they have mastered a concept, they cannot move on until the rest of the group catches up, leaving them bored and unmotivated. If you know you learn best through customized instruction and personalized feedback, consider working with one of Manhattan Review's knowledgeable and dedicated private tutors. 

Here at Manhattan Review, we've taken all the guesswork and worry out of preparing for the TOEFL, and our industry-leading instructors are eager to assist you in achieving your own individual success, regardless of where you are in your TOEFL prep process. There is no need to attempt to piece together your own study plan, hoping you are covering the most relevant and pertinent information. Our gifted and experienced tutors have deconstructed the TOEFL and know exactly what it takes to master this exam, ensuring you are prepared and confident on the day of your test. Research consistently demonstrates that those students who prepare for an exam with a private tutor accelerate their learning, allowing them to grasp and remember important information, while also improving their recall of facts and boosting their confidence in their test-taking abilities. Your tutor will work closely with you to identify your unique learning style, showing you how to leverage the academic strengths you already possess while overcoming any areas of weakness that might negatively affect your TOEFL performance. Our respected instructors are the best in the business, having first-hand experience on a variety of standardized tests. We do not, however, only hire exceptional test-takers…we hire exceptional instructors with strong backgrounds in teaching and learning theory who are eager to support you in achieving your own collegiate success. We are proud to have curated and created the most effective, comprehensive, and student-friendly TOEFL preparation programs, and we look forward to designing a custom plan of study that is just right for you and your particular test-related needs. 

The TOEFL is a standardized test designed to measure the English language abilities of non-native speakers seeking to enroll in an English-speaking university. This test is accepted worldwide by over 11,000 universities in more than 190 countries. The TOEFL consists of a group of tests, the most popular of which are the TOEFL iBT and the TOEFL Essentials. The TOEFL iBT requires 90 minutes to complete, whereas the TOEFL Essentials is more rigorous and requires three hours to complete. The TOEFL is composed of four sections—reading, listening, speaking, and writing. A score on the iBT version of the test will fall in the range of 0 to 120, while a score on the Essentials version of the test will range from 0 to 12. Many universities require proof of English language proficiency, and the most selective universities expect to see a TOEFL iBT score over 100.

Manhattan Review has been the leader in standardized test prep services since 1999, and we have used our more than twenty years in the instructional industry to create a study syllabus that remains unsurpassed. You owe it to yourself to make use of every possible advantage when it comes to preparing for the TOEFL, and if you truly desire to take your learning to the next level, there is no better way than by working with a private tutor. Our TOEFL resources are comprehensive, ensuring you do not experience any surprises when taking the exam, while also being extremely targeted, focusing on those particular areas you need to spend the most time on. If English is not your native language and you wish to attend an English-speaking college or university, a high TOEFL score will immediately set you apart from other eager applicants, demonstrating your commitment to learning and bettering your education. Our private tutoring clients have gone on to attend world-class undergraduate and graduate programs at leading colleges and universities, including Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University, Duke University, the University of Chicago, the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, Yale University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, Rice University, the University of Southern California, MIT, CalTech, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Toronto, American University, Georgetown University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Northwestern University, and elsewhere. 

At Manhattan Review, we are proud to have designed state-of-the-art test prep materials and resources to help you attain the highest TOEFL score possible. Motivated students in and around Calgary deserve the chance to learn from the very best, and our personable and engaging tutors will work closely with you to design the most effective study program for all your learning- and test-related needs. If you plan on attending a prestigious English-speaking university, you will need to demonstrate why you deserve to be admitted, as well as provide some indication of how you will perform as a student. The most competitive undergraduate and graduate programs demand a high TOEFL score, and working to your full capabilities and excelling on this exam will always make a positive first impression on anyone reviewing your college application. At Manhattan Review, we are excited to share tried-and-true test-taking techniques with you to help you achieve the score you need to attend the college or university of your dreams. Whatever your learning needs and whatever support you desire, there's a place for you at Manhattan Review. 

If you are a Calgary-based student seeking a customized study program for the TOEFL that is just as unique as you are, look no further than the private tutoring options available through Manhattan Review. Regardless of where you are in your TOEFL preparation—whether you have been studying for a while or have only just begun to consider how you will prepare—our experts will meet you wherever your learning has led you and show you how to go farther than you ever imagined. We offer in-person and virtual tutoring, and our tutors are available during daytime, evening, and weekend hours to ensure you are always able to learn at times that are most convenient for you and your busy schedule. Our instructors are sought-after educators who are excited to play a role in your academic success, and they are dedicated to helping future university students become leaders in their chosen fields and professions. We welcome the chance to assist you in achieving the TOEFL score you need to turn your college dreams into reality, and we look forward to partnering with you for all your standardized test prep needs.

TOEFL Private Tutoring

Hours package 12 to 48 hours, Personalized 1-on-1 Tutoring, In Person or Live Online

TOEFL Private Course

12 hours in total, Personalized 1-on-1 Course, In Person or Live Online

TOEFL Prep Course Calgary - Photo of Student Kate

Helpful! Very thorough.
- Kate (This student took our Negotiation and Decision Making Seminar.)

Meet a Calgary TOEFL Tutor: Amir D.

Amir D. was born in Jaipur, India, and lived there for the first twelve years of his life. "I was very fortunate to learn English along with Hindi and French, and I always thought English was the hardest language of the three," he shares. When Amir's father accepted a job with a large tech company in Seattle, Amir was anxious about leaving behind everyone he knew. "I've always been a bit on the shy side, so moving someplace where I didn't know anyone outside of my parents and siblings was terrifying." Amir's parents immediately signed him up for a variety of activities in his new home, hoping he would soon make new friends. Amir particularly enjoyed a coding workshop where he learned to make his own apps and "even though they weren't anything fancy, it was still fun to see something I created being used by other people, even if they were my siblings and friends," he laughs. Amir worked hard during high school and his high grades, involvement in extracurricular activities, and impressive SAT score helped him obtain numerous offers of admission to a variety of colleges and universities. 

Choosing to remain on the West Coast, Amir attended Stanford University, where he majored in computer science and minored in education. "I knew from personal experience how important a thorough knowledge of the English language was to academic success, and I thought there might be a way to combine my love of technology with my desire to help others improve their own futures," explains Amir. After graduating from Stanford, he moved to Southern California, where he completed a master's degree in computer science, as well as a TESOL certificate, at the University of Southern California. After graduating, Amir enthusiastically accepted a position with an international non-profit organization focused on improving youth access to technology, and as part of teaching children to create websites and computer programs, Amir also had the opportunity to help them learn English. 

Amir loved combining his two passions, and he traveled around the world for more than a decade, living and working in Bali, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Hong Kong, and India. After a while, however, he decided he wanted to settle down in one location and he switched to an administrative position in his company, which allowed him to settle in Calgary. When a rare position at the local Manhattan Review office opened, we were thrilled to welcome Amir to the team. He quickly developed a reputation as a dedicated and effective instructor who supported his students and cared about their progress. Amir's students appreciate his real-life experiences almost as much as they appreciate his patient approach to helping them master the intricacies of the English language. When Amir isn't preparing the next generation of future college students for their own success, he can be found creating app-based programs to help children in remote areas learn English, horseback riding, and watching the Northern Lights with friends on clear nights.

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