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Paragon Testing Enterprises supports instructors who are working to help prospective test takers improve their English language skills and reach their target scores on CAEL CE (Computer Edition). To assist in preparing prospective test takers, we have provided the following resources:

GET TO KNOW THE TEST

The first step in preparing for CAEL CE is to familiarize test takers with the test format and scoring. Review the following pages:

 

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Keep up-to-date with test tips, study materials, and new developments by receiving our monthly newsletter.

ACCESS THE FREE CAEL CE RESOURCE PACK FOR TEACHERS

The CAEL CE Resource Pack for Teachers is comprised of lesson plans, classroom resources, and worksheets that can help prepare test takers for CAEL CE. These materials have been designed to be used with the free CAEL CE  Sample Test.

The CAEL CE Resource Pack is available online.

FEATURES INCLUDE:
  • 5 lesson plans
  • Worksheets and other classroom resources
  • Additional practice items
  • Detailed answer keys

SIGN UP FOR A FREE TEACHER WORKSHOP

The CAEL Teacher Workshop gives teachers a grounding in the format and structure of  CAEL CE, classroom tips, and information about official preparation materials. This two-and-a-half-hour course is ideal for instructors who are interested in teaching a CAEL CE preparation course, tutoring individual students, or seeking more information about CAEL CE.

TRAINING FEATURES:
  • Insight into each test component
  • Background information on question types, scoring, and assessment
  • Tips for teaching test preparation
TRAINING BENEFITS:
  • A live session taught by a CAEL expert
  • Opportunity for questions and discussion
  • PDF Instructor Training Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
UPCOMING ONLINE TRAINING DATES:
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. ET, live online session
  • Friday, August 31, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET, live online session
  • Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET, live online session

Please note: Instructor Training sessions are not suitable for test takers, CAEL Raters, or members of test centre personnel.

HAVE A CAEL PREPARATION PROGRAM OF YOUR OWN?

Find out what the guidelines are to operate a test preparation program for Paragon’s CAEL Test.

MEET WITH THE CAEL TEAM

Meet with us in person! The CAEL team regularly attends events across the country and around the world, and we are happy to meet and answer your questions! Our next event is:

  • Monday, August 20th, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1128 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 4R5. Admission is free!

CAEL CE QUICK LINKS

CAEL CE INSTRUCTORS

  • Marcy Laufer is an Online Instructor Trainer at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Marcy has over 20 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in Canada and Japan. Marcy has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in rater training, scores management, and instructional products and programs development. She holds a: B. Ed (TESL Specialization); BA (English); and a CELTA.

    Marcy Laufer
    Marcy Laufer
  • Chris Koelbleitner is Manager of the Instructional Products and Programs Unit at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Chris has over 17 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in Canada and Japan. Chris has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in rater training, scores management, as well as instructional design. He holds a BA (English); MA (English) and a CELTA.

    Chris Koelbleitner
    Chris Koelbleitner
  • Neil Zielsdorf is an Instructional Designer at Paragon Testing Enterprises. Neil has 5 years of experience as a TESL/TEFL professional in China and Canada. Neil has extensive, first-hand knowledge of the CELPIP Test, and has worked in test research and development, item writer training, and instructional products and programs development. He holds a MEd (Curriculum and Instruction), BA (Linguistics); and a TESL Canada Level 2 (Permanent) from TWU.

    Neil Zielsdorf
    Neil Zielsdorf