American University of Sharjah

Testing Center

Testing Center

Test of Written English (TWE or EWET)

This test gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to write about an assigned topic. They will be given 30 minutes to write their essay; and the essay will be scored in a holistic way.

The score will be based on the candidate's ability to organize his response clearly, sight examples to defend or clarify his position; and to write an effective conclusion.

For candidates applying for MA TESOL, the minimum TWE score required is 5.0.

AUS offers TWE test on every OPEN TOEFL date at 9.30 am. TWE is a paper and pencil exam.

Test Fees

AED: 200


AUS applicants: To register for TWE test, please go to  and log in to "Web Enabled Interface for students" using your AUS email username and password. Once logged in go to "Current applicants" then go to "Testing Center Registration" and view the test schedule and submit the registration request with payment of AED: 200 for approval.

External applicants: For registration, please fill out the TWE registration form.