Standardized Test of English Proficiency
The Test of English Proficiency for Students for University Admissions
What is STEP?
STEP is an acronym for Standardized Test of English Proficiency. It is designed in an objective and unbiased manner to test a person’s level of proficiency in the use of English.
Who needs a STEP certificate?
The test targets students who wish to join English language programs in Saudi Arabian universities, as well as scholarship programs. It also caters to programs which require a certain level of English language proficiency, and individuals who wish to obtain evidence of English language proficiency (i.e., a certificate or grade).
STEP vs TOEFL
STEP is similar to other well-known international tests (i.e., TOEFL and IELTS). It is designed in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
How to prepare for STEP?
The test is made up of the following four components:
1. Reading Comprehension (RC – 40%)
2. Sentence Structure (Grammar) (ST – 30%)
3. Listening Comprehension (LC – 20%)
4. Compositional Analysis (Writing) (CA – 10%)
It should be added that STEP is uniquely designed by English language professors and experts native to the region who are knowledgeable of the abilities they need locally.
What is the equivalency in terms of scores between STEP, TOEFL, and IELTS?
Results of the four tests can be compared using the following table:
The ultimate goal is to learn and express yourself in written and spoken English before you join a university program. For this you need to understand the essential grammar and start using the basic lexical resources.
STEP Preparation Course
What can IELTS Counsellor do for STEP test takers ?
IELTS Counsellor teachers will assess your existing English and evaluate on the CEFR scale to know the duration and the approach you would need to get the best scores in STEP examination.
An Outline of The STEP course
STEP Preparation Test.
Candidate’s language skills.
Numerous questions for practice.
Books/Reference material with CBTs.
Teacher's comments on the past papers.
Test marking and review by the expert teachers.
Focus on the professional glossary and the STEP terminology.
IELTS Counsellor's STEP Teachers
The STEP teachers are of different nationalities, both male and female, with exceptionally proven knowledge and English language teaching skills to students of different.
What do universities expect from you?
Flair in Communication
MORE THAN 230 STUDENTS CURRENTLY PRAPARING FOR STEP EXAMINATION