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I had the opportunity to live and work in Shrewsbury for a year as part of an exchange program at my university. Towards the end of my stay there, I decided I wanted to sit the TOLES exam. The main reason why I chose this exam in particular is that I’m currently working as a lawyer […]
“Which is the best exam to take, IELTS or Cambridge First(FCE)/Advanced (CAE)/Proficiency (CPE)?” is the question we are often asked by potential candidates here at Severnvale Academy. This depends, of course, on what your plans are. If you are aiming to study, especially at a university, or work in a country where English is the […]
Life after ILEC: TOLES or CAE – which is the best choice? As the ILEC is going to be discontinued in December this year, it is worth considering the alternatives for Legal English tuition. TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) The TOLES exam is designed for law students and lawyers to reach the standard of […]
TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) The TOLES exam is designed for law students and lawyers to reach the standard of legal English required by employers such as international commercial law firms, in-house legal teams in private companies and top-class translators. There are 3 levels of the TOLES exam, Foundation, Higher and Advanced suitable for […]
Welcome to “Bev on Business English” For those of you who don’t already know me, I’m one of the Business English trainers at Severnvale Academy. If you are one of those lucky students who has visited us within the past 10 years, we’ve probably already met! Anyway, the aim of this blog entry is to […]
Severnvale, a leading provider of Legal English courses in the UK, has today announced a partnership with ELSA, the European Law Students’ Association. With 40,000 members ELSA is the world’s largest independent law students’ association. ELSA provides opportunities for international exchange, diversified legal education as well as personal and professional development for law students and […]