Test of English as a Foreign Language
TOEFL iBT is an English language proficiency test that is administered by the ETS via the internet to students opting to study in English speaking countries. TOEFL is a requirement for university admissions in USA and other English-speaking countries to meet the English language proficiency requirement. The requirements differ from one university/program to another. Please make sure you check the admission requirements before you apply.
TOEFL measures if a student is a competent user of English in all aspects. The areas tested in the test are listed below:
– Speaking and
TOEFL scores are valid for two years.
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Nearly all universities/colleges and institutions in the world accept and prefer TOEFL iBT as evidence of international students’ English proficiency. It is also used for work and immigration purposes. You can take the test at the ETS designated test centers around the world and even from home.
Reading in iBT tests your ability to read and understand the materials used in academic institutions. You will have 4 or 5 passages with 10 questions per passage. You have 54 to 72 minutes to answer all the questions. Reading passages are taken from university/college-level study materials.
|Time Limit:||54 to 72 minutes|
|Number of questions:||30 to 40|
Listening in iBT TOEFL measures your ability to understand conversations and lectures used in a university/college classroom. You have 3-4 lectures, each 3-5 minutes long, with 6 questions per lecture. You have 2/3 conversations with 2 speakers, each 3 minutes long, with 5 questions per conversation. You are allowed to take notes. The time allotted for Listening Section is 41 to 57 minutes.
|Time Limit:||41 to 57 minutes|
|Number of questions:||28 to 39|
This section measures your ability to speak English effectively in university/college settings. You have 4 tasks to complete in 17 minutes.
Question 1: Independent Speaking Task
You can express your ideas/views as a response.
Questions 2-4: Integrated Speaking Tasks:
You need to combine Listening and Speaking, or Listening, reading and Speaking. Your responses are 45 or 60 seconds long, which are recorded and transmitted to ETS.
|Time Limit:||17 minutes|
|Number of tasks:||4|
It measures your ability to write in English in an academic setting. Your writing needs to be clear and well-organized.
You have 2 tasks to complete:
1. Integrated Writing Task: 20 minutes
You need to write a response after reading a short passage and listening to a short lecture.
2. Independent Writing Task: 30 minutes
You need to write an essay on the given topic based on your personal experience or opinion.
|Time Limit:||50 minutes|
|Number of tasks:||2|
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You can follow this link for more information: https://www.ets.org/toefl to learn about TOEFL.
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