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There are a lot of abbreviations connected with teaching English. Read the article to get their explanations.
 
Teaching English Abbreviations (F-Z)

FCE - First Certificate in English.
GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test.
GPA - Grade Point Average.
GRE - Graduate Record Examination.
IATEFL - International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language.
IPA - International Phonetic Association.
K12 - Kindergarten - 12th grade.
KET - Key English Test - The most elementary of Cambridge's series of exams.
L1 - Language 1 - native language.
L2 - Language 2 - the language you are learning.
LEP - Limited English Proficien.
LL - Language Learning.
MT - Mother Tongue.
NATECLA - National Association for Teaching English and other Community Languages to Adults (UK).
NATESOL - National Association of Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages.
NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English.
NLP - Neurolinguistic Programming.
NNEST - Non-Native English Speaking Teacher.
NNL - Non-Native Language.
MTELP - Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency.
OE - Old English.
OED - Oxford English Dictionary.
PET - Preliminary English Test - The second of Cambridge's series of exams.
RP - Received Pronunciation - 'standard' British pronunciation.
RSA/Cambridge C-TEFLA - Certificate of Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults.
A professional qualification for prospective EFL teachers.
RSA/Cambridge D-TEFLA - Diploma of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
SAE - Standard American English.
SAT - Scholastic Assessment (Aptitude) Test - pre-university entrance exam in the USA.
TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
TEFLA - Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults.
TEIL - Teaching English as an International Language.
TESL - Teaching English as a Second Language.
TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Langauges.
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language - the most common English language exam for North American universities and colleges, also accepted by some British universities and employers as proof of English proficiency.
TOEIC - The TOEIC (pronounced "toe-ick") is a Test of English for International Communication.
VE - Vocational English.
VESL - Vocational English as a Second Language.
YLE - Young Learners English Tests - Cambridge Examinations for young learners.



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