What is TOEFL?
The Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country, The test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level and it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.
How many types of TOEFL test are there?
There are two types of TOEFL test, internet-based test (iBT) and paper based test (PBT). More than 27 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to demonstrate their English-language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced.
What is the scoring method used?
TOEFL iBT – 0 to 30 (in 1 point increments) on each of the 4 sections.
Total of 0 to 120.
TOEFL PBT – Listening: 31 to 68, Structure: 31 to 69, Reading: 31 to 67.
Total of 310 to 677. Writing (separate): 0 to 6. (All in 1 point increments.)
How long is a TOEFL test?
TOEFL iBT – 3 hours 10 minutes to 4 hours 20 minutes (excluding 10 minute break in-between).
TOEFL PBT – 2 hours 20 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes.
What are the TOEFL test dates, locations and when can I register again?
The TOEFL test has more test dates (more than 50 per year) and locations than any other English-language test in the world. You can retake the test as many times as you wish, but you cannot take it more than once in a 12-day period. If you already have a test appointment, you cannot register for another test date that is within 12 days of your existing appointment.
Watch a short video (Flash) to see what happens at one of TOEFL iBT test centers on test day. Click here
Watch video, TOEFL® Resources: An Overview for Students (Flash) to learn about the tools from ETS that can help you prepare for the test.
What is a test fee for TOEFL test?
The cost of the test can range from US$160 to US$250 and varies between countries. For information on registration, fees, test dates and locations
For any further details you can visit TOEFL official website www.ets.org/toefl