The English language has changed greatly over its existence. Old English more closely resembles modern German, betraying the language’s Germanic origins. Middle English spelling and pronunciation resemble that of modern French and Spanish. Modern English is an odd mishmash of the old and the new. Words with Latin origins exist alongside newly created-words, words borrowed…

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The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures an individual’s ability to use and understand English at the university level. The TOEFL is considered the standard measure of proficiency for North American English. More than 9,000 colleges, agencies, and other institutions in over 130 countries accept TOEFL scores as proof of an individual’s…

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