September 15, 2008 12:00 ET

ETS and McGraw-Hill Professional Launch TOEFL® iBT eBook

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - September 15, 2008) - Educational Testing Service (ETS) and McGraw-Hill Professional announced the launch of "The Official Guide for the New TOEFL® iBT" eBook. The TOEFL iBT eBook offers more than 30 hours of lessons and practice activities. In addition to actual TOEFL test questions, the TOEFL iBT eBook provides students with information on the skills being tested in each test section, plus details about the Speaking and Writing sections including scoring information, real student responses and actual raters' comments.

"Every year, the TOEFL test has been a key to the realization of dreams for hundreds of thousands of students seeking to broaden their educational horizons," says Philip Tabbiner, Senior Vice President of ETS Global. "A partnership with McGraw-Hill, the premier education publisher in the global eBook marketplace, is quite simply the right way to further help students achieve success."

More features of the eBook include:

--  Hundreds of authentic TOEFL iBT questions and essay topics
--  Full-length TOEFL practice test
--  In-depth descriptions of TOEFL Listening and Reading questions with
    valuable tips for answering them
--  A Writer's Handbook to help English-language learners learn how to
    write essays in English

Christopher Brown, Publisher for Education in McGraw-Hill Professional, says, "Partnering with ETS to provide the authoritative guide to the TOEFL test allows us to help international applicants attain their educational goals at the more than 6,000 universities and colleges around the world that recognize the value of, and accept, TOEFL test scoring."

The eBook is available through ETS's online store at, and McGraw-Hill Professional's website at


ETS is a nonprofit organization with the mission to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research and related services for all people worldwide. Founded in 1947, ETS designs, develops, delivers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide.

ETS and its related ETS Global subsidiaries have offices around the world to meet the needs of non-U.S.-based entities in Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. In serving individuals, businesses, educational institutions, government agencies and membership organizations worldwide, ETS offers valid and reliable assessments, research and related services such as customized solutions, workforce products and services, and research-based teaching and learning tools.

For more information, visit the ETS website at

About McGraw-Hill Professional:

McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the business, technical, and medical communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on business and financial, medical and health, engineering and scientific topics. For more information, visit

McGraw-Hill Professional is a unit of McGraw-Hill Education. McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading global provider of print and digital instructional, assessment and reference solutions that empower professionals and students of all ages. McGraw-Hill Education has offices in 33 countries and publishes in more than 60 languages. Additional information is available at