A Standardized Test, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®) assesses the English Proficiency of people, whose native language does not happen to be English. It tests the ability to understand North American English. Most Educational Institutes in the US and Canada (approximately 2400) ask applicants for their TOEFL® Scores. Institutes in other countries, where the mode and language of instruction is English, also use TOEFL®.
What is different About Toefl…
- The TOEFL® iBT test has a new Speaking section, which includes independent tasks as well as integrated tasks in which you need to respond to material that you have read and listened to.
• There is no longer a Structure section, but grammar is indirectly tested in each section.
• Note taking is allowed throughout the test.
• The lectures and conversations in the Listening section are longer, but the language sounds much more like real life. Also, there are new types of questions that measure understanding of a speaker’s attitude, degree of purpose and certainty.
• The Reading section has new questions that ask test takers to categorize information and fill in a chart or complete a summary.
• In the Writing section, typing is required. There is an integrated task in addition to the independent task, and the scoring guides for rating are different from those used for the current test.
What are the total scores and Which Score is enough for me?
The total score is 120 and different universities have different requirement. Most universities require scores more then 90.
Who Administers the TOEFL®?
The US-based “Educational Testing Service”(ETS), develops and administers the TOEFL®.ETS is responsible for setting questions, conducting the test and sending score reports to each examinee
Where Can People Take the Test?
TOEFL® iBT is taken via the Internet at ETS-certified test centers. This makes it possible to greatly expand the number of locations where the test can be taken. Click Here to register and take the test.
How Much Will I Use to Register for The Exam?
The amount for the test will cost #45,000.00 per student exclusive of materials.
Where Can i Get the Materials?
Click Here to order and get the materials at low cost
The Internet-based TOEFL® Test
The TOEFL® Internet-based Test (TOEFL® iBT) tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The test helps students demonstrate that they have the English skills needed for success.
What Is the Benefit of An Internet-based Test?
TOEFL® iBT emphasizes integrated skills and provides better information to institutions about students’ ability to communicate in an academic setting and their readiness for academic coursework. With Internet-based testing, ETS can capture speech and score responses in a standardized manner.
Online registration and online score reporting make it easier for students to register for TOEFL® iBT and receive their test scores
Why Take the TOEFL® Test?
Most people take the TOEFL® test as a prerequisite for admission into colleges and universities where English is used or required. In addition, many government, licensing, and certification agencies and exchange and scholarship programs use TOEFL® scores to evaluate the English proficiency of people for whom English is not their native language.
Why did the test change?
TOEFL® iBT is carefully designed to simulate university life. The new test better measures your ability to communicate your ideas in an academic setting and helps to confirm you are ready to participate in academic coursework and campus life. It allows you to demonstrate that you can combine language skills by speaking or writing about material that you read and listen to, which is the key to academic success. It also helps institutions select students with the English communication skills needed to succeed.
Where Can People Take the Test?
TOEFL® iBT is taken via the Internet at ETS-certified test centers. This makes it possible to greatly expand the number of locations where the test can be taken.
How long it takes test score to be delivered to Institutions?
It takes 15 business days for test to be scored and 4-5 business days for the test to be delivered to mentioned universities.
How many scores copies are delivered?
4 printed copies for institutes/Universities you have mentioned and one printed copy for you free of cost. But you can order any additional copies with fees.
What is an integrated task?
Such questions or tasks of TOEFL® iBT which requires more then one language skill of test taker like listening and speaking.
What is the duration of the Test?
The duration of the test is 4 hours.