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Meet TELL,

the Test of English Language Learning for Grades K-12. It's unlike any test you've seen, touched, or heard. TELL is a tablet-delivered language proficiency assessment that's interactive, accurate, and reliable.

Test of English Language Learning (TELL), is a touch-screen delivered language proficiency assessment that can be used to screen, diagnose, and progress monitor English language learners in grades K-12.TELL uses state-of-the-art technology that enables highly efficient, consistent and objective scoring on four foundational skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking as well as seven sub-skills in three grade-bands: pronunciation, fluency, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and pre-literacy, reading rate and reading comprehension.A Standards Alignment had been conducted with external experts and trained coders to align TELL and the ELD/P standards of California, Arizona, Texas, and WIDA. The Standards Alignments show how much overlap there is between a state's ELD/P standards and those used in TELL.TELL takes less than 45 minutes to administer and produces reliable and accurate reports that help districts identify which students qualify for ELL programs, and assist teachers in monitoring performance to guide instructional decisions in a timely and reliable manner.

11 Million Reasons Why You Need TELL

English Language Learners—the fastest-growing student population

TELL, English language learners (ELLs) watch exciting video clips and interact with pictures and words, then answer questions out loud. They listen, write, read and speak—all with no mark ups or grading by teachers. TELL's innovative speech recognition technology means scoring is automatic, and reporting results are available within minutes! TELL screens, diagnoses and monitor each ELL's progress throughout the year. While the clips below are not interactive, they provide examples of the exciting possibilities of TELL.