At Lingua Professional Services, We offer a flexible environment that allows the freedom of choice. All of our courses are available on site. We also offer distance learning via Skype or WebEx.

Courses for Students

Students, pass your test the first time!! We offer a variety of pre exam prep courses that ensure your success.

Our particular methodology in preparing you for writing college entrance exams covers the following areas to maximize your results:

Step 1: Assess your level of comprehension in the following areas: Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Writing and Listening. Students will take an assessment test to uncover deficiencies and areas of improvement.
Step 2: Review test results and create a study plan that focuses on problem areas.
Step 3: Overview of the exam to better prepare the student for expectations.
Step 4: Trace out a study plan to determine the amount of coaching required to increase overall proficiency.
Step 5: Interim review. We administer a diagnostic test halfway through the course in order to accurately quantify progression and alter study plan if needed.
Step 6: Final prep and review. In this final stage student will write simulated test with the trainer’s assistant. Based on outcome of test, the trainer will provide take home study plan to ensure maximum comprehension while writing the test.

Students that are planning on studying in the United States or overseas are required to write collegiate, academic aptitude exams such as:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language - IBT – INTERNET BASED TEST & PBT – PAPER BASED TEST)

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a test designed to measure the English proficiency of non-native speakers of English and it is divided into 4 sections.
Reading Comprehension

TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)

TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) is an English language test designed specifically to measure the everyday English skills of people working in an international environment."

TOEIC test questions are based on real-life work settings in an international environment (meetings, travel, telephone conversations, etc.).

The TOEIC test is divided into two parts. You can do one of both parts.

1. The listening & Reading section is a 2.5 hours paper based test, which is taken in a test center.
2. The Speaking and Writing test is a new 90 minute online test that is only available in some countries and it can be taken in a test center.


ACT (American College Test)

According to, “The American College Test” (ACT) is now the more popular college admissions standardized test in the US, with the number of test-takers exceeding that of the SAT. It is a nationally administered, standardized paper-and-pencil test that helps colleges evaluate candidates.

The ACT (American College Test) entails four sections:
Social Studies
Natural Sciences

The ACT exam is 2 hours and 55 minutes long without the Optional Writing Test.
Or 3 hours and 25 minutes with the Writing Test

SAT (Scholastics Aptitude Test)

The SAT (Scholastics Aptitude Test) is a student´s academic skills, used for admission to US colleges.
It is a globally recognized college admission test that shows colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge.

It is broken into the following different sections:

Reading Comprehension
Total test time: 3 hours and 45 minutes.
It is six 25-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
Two 20-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
A 10-minute multiple-choice writing section

Subject SAT

The Subject SAT (Scholastic Aptitide Test) is broken into various subjects, Literature, U. S. History, World History, Reading, Writing, Advanced Composition, Biology, Spanish, Spanish with Listening

All SAT Subject Tests are one-hour, multiple-choice tests. In any given sitting of the SAT Subject Tests, you can take one, two or three tests.
You choose the tests that you want to take and how many you would like to take per sitting (up to three).

LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

The LSAT (Law School Admission Test) is a half-day standardized test which is administered four times a year at desginated centers throughout the world.

The LSAT is required by the law school admission process in the U.S., Canada, the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a a growing number of other countries.

The test is broken down into five 35-minute sections of multiple-choice questions.

Four of the five sections contribute to the test taker's score. The unscored section typically is used to pretest new test questions or to preequate new test forms. The placement of this section will vary. Identification of the unscored section is not available until you receive your score report.

A 35-minute, unscored writing sample is administered at the end of the test.

Copies of your writing sample are sent to all law schools to which you apply.

What the Test Measures
The LSAT is designed to measure skills that are considered essential for success in law school: the reading and comprehension of complex texts with accuracy and insight; the organization and management of information and the ability to draw reasonable inferences from it; the ability to think critically; and the analysis and evaluation of the reasoning and arguments of others

The LSAT is broken down into three-multiple-choice question types:

• Reading comprehension questions measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials similar to those commonly encountered in law school.
• Analytical reasoning questions measure the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure.
• Logical reasoning questions assess the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language.


SSAT – (The Secondary School Admission Test)

The SSAT is broken down into the following sections:

Verbal: This section tests vocabulary, verbal reasoning, and ability to relate ideas logically.
Quantitative (math): The math section tests the ability to solve problem solving mathematical concepts.
Reading comprehension: This section tests the ability to understand what you read.
In addition to an unscored writing simple.
Elementary Level Test Format
Middle Level Test Format
Upper Level Test Format

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)

The GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) is a test administered by ETS (Educational Testing Services) which most universities have started accepting. For example,

National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Imperial College (London, UK)
Tokyo University(Japan)
S. Korea
Among other countries that are starting to give importance to GRE.
The purpose of the Graduate Record Examination is to assess students’ aptitude for graduate programs in the following areas: humanities, sciences and social sciences and it is required for admission to many graduate programs.
The total testing time for the computer-delivered Graduate Record Examination revised General test is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes.

It covers the 3 following sections:

Analytical Writing (AW)
Verbal Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning (math).
There are six sections to the revised test: One Analytical Writing section with two separately timed writing tasks. Two Verbal Reasoning sections.

GMAT (The Graduate Management Admission Test)

GMAT (The Graduate Management Admission Test) is the test preferred by most business programs around the world.

The Total GMAT Exam Time is 3 hours and 30 minutes. The structure is broken down into the following sections:
SECTION 1: AWA – Analysis of an Argument (30 minutes, 1 essay)
SECTION 2: Integrated Reasoning (30 minutes, 12 questions)
Timed break (optional)
SECTION 3: Quantitative Section (75 minutes, 37 questions)
• Problem Solving (23-24 questions)
• Data Sufficiency (13-14 questions)
Timed break (optional)
Verbal Section (75 minutes, 41 questions)
• Sentence Correction (14-15 questions)
• Critical Reasoning (14-15 questions)
• Reading Comprehension (4 passages, 12-14 questions)

CBEST (The California Basic Educational Skills Test)

The CBEST (California Basic Educational Test) is a standard test administered all through the states of California and Oregon for those who want to teach at public schoosl and gain a credential.

The California Basic Educational Skills Tests is designed to provide information about basic proficiency in Reading, Mathematics, and Writing.

It is divided into the 3 following sections:
Reading and math sections each contain 50 multiple-choice questions.
The writing section consists of two essay questions.
The Total CBEST Time is 4 hours.