Four students from the National University in Changwon, South Korea majoring in Science and Technology were chosen for a ten-week evaluation.
Student 1: This student, a senior applying to do post-graduate work at the medical school, studied the online TOEIC approximately two hours a day for one year and then spent 10 weeks on the TALL program.
Student 2: This student, a senior, spent 6 months studying the TOEIC test preparation curriculum and TALL Level 1 for one hour each per day.
Student 3: This student, also a senior, had no preparation for TOEIC and studied TALL Level 1 for 40 minutes a day.
Student 4: This student, a Sophomore and Technical High School Graduate, had no English study after High School Graduation and then studied TALL Level 1 for 30 minutes a day.
Results of the Evaluation
1. In two-and-a-half months,the subjects using the TALL methodology raised their TOEIC listening scores on average of 80 percent.
2. Students 3 and Student 4 improved their TOEIC scores more rapidly than those using online classes and text books only.
3. The TALL program helped Students 3 & 4 improve their basic skills in English and score significantly higher on the TOEIC than other students using online courses.
4. For Student 1 and Student 2, the study of TALL for 10 weeks raised their TOEIC scores by approximately 25 percent.