English Proficiency

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English Proficiency

The Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust has partnered with AmEnglish to provide online training to improve communication skills for non-native speakers of English at the high beginning through advanced levels. All programs from AmEnglish have been reviewed and approved by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), maker of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®) tests. The TOEFL® test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States.

 

Earn CEU credits through the BHMT English Proficiency Program:

AmEnglish in collaboration with California State University @ Monterey Bay (CSUMB) College of Extended Study, now offers CE credits. If you’d like to take this class and earn up to 12 CE credits, click here for more information.

 

BHMT participants can access all 17 programs in the English Skills Series in the following areas:

 

SPEAKING
LISTENING
WRITING
VOCABULARY

These programs will help you use stress, intonation, and rhythm like a native speaker.

 

Pronunciation in English for Medical Professionals (High Beginning+, Intermediate+)

Pronunciation in English (High Beginning+, Intermediate+)

 

 

These programs will help you increase your idiomatic vocabulary while improving your listening comprehension and spoken English.

 

Idioms in English (Volumes 1-3)

Idioms in English for Young Adults (Volumes 1-3)

 

These programs will help you identify and avoid common grammar/syntax mistakes as well as help you write clear, concise, and correct English.

 

Writing in English (High Beginning+, Intermediate+)

 

 

These online, interactive programs will help you improve your listening comprehension, vocabulary, and speech in English. Look for the TOEFL® Vocabulary Practice sections in each volume (more than 250 words per volume).

 

Animal Tales (Volumes 1-4)

 

 

Access all 17 programs on the go!
  • Play on any device – PC, Mac, iPhones, Android phones, iPads or tablets.
  • Download and install like any music file for instant playback on your device, or stream from
    our web pages.


Who Should Enroll

All BHMT participants who want to improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills in English or practicing for the TOEFL® test by using tips and official test prep material.

 

 

How Do I Register?

 

  1. Click on Register button below.
  2. Go to Student Login and enter your NUID and preferred email.
  3. There will be an option to opt-in for a weekly Tips from the Author email with links to narrated videos and recommendations on ways to take full advantage of the interactive, online programs.
  4. Once you have registered, you will have instant access to the English Skills Series content.
  5. After registration, you will only need your email to login.
Requirements
ELIGIBILITY
PREREQUISTES
COMPUTER

  • You must be a BHMT-eligible employee with “active” KP employment status.
  • You must have completed your probationary period.
  • You must be a regular, benefited full-time or part-time employee – typically working 20 hours or more per week.
  • Open to all regions.

  • None.

  • A reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection
  • Current version of a common browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox) and Adobe Flash Player
  • Must have a microphone to fully participate in the program


Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.