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Table 1 Commercially available private tests of four skills

From: Can the National Center Test in Japan be replaced by commercially available private English tests of four skills? In the case of TOEFL Junior Comprehensive

Official names Common names Organizations
Business Language Testing Service BULATS Eiken Foundation of Japan (n.d.-a)
Cambridge English exams Cambridge English Cambridge English Language Assessment (2017)
Eiken Test in Practical English Proficiency Eiken Eiken Foundation of Japan (n.d.-b)
Global Test of English Communication GTEC Benesse (1997–2017a)
Global Test of English Communication Academic GTEC Academic Benesse (n.d.-a)
Global Test of English Communication Computer Based Testing GTEC CBT Benesse (2000-2017)
Global Test of English Communication Corporate Test Edition GTEC CTE Benesse (1997–2017b)
Global Test of English Communication Junior GTEC Junior Benesse (n.d.-b)
International English Language Testing System IELTS British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge English Language Assessment (2017)
Pearson Test of English Academic PTE Academic Pearson (2014)
Progress Progress Pearson (n.d.)
Test of English for Academic Purposes TEAP Eiken Foundation of Japan (n.d.-c)
Test of English for Academic Purposes Computer Based Testing TEAP CBT Eiken Foundation of Japan (n.d.-d)
Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Testing TOEFL iBT Educational Testing Service (2017a)
Test of English as a Foreign Language Junior Comprehensive TOEFL Junior Comprehensive Educational Testing Service (2017b)a
Test of English for International Communication TOEIC (LR & SW) Educational Testing Service (2017c)
United Nations Associations Test of English Kokuren Eiken United Nations Associations of Japan (n.d.)
  1. Note. In alphabetical order. No intention to be an exhaustive list
  2. aTOEFL Junior Comprehensive has already been excluded from this page