Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, is a test which measures people’s English language skills to see if they are good enough to take a course at university or graduate school in English-speaking countries. It is for people whose native language is not English but wish to study in an international University. It measures how well a person uses listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. This test is accepted by more than 7,500 colleges, universities, and agencies in more than 130 countries; which means it is the most widely recognized English test in the world.
What Is the Overall TOEFL Exam Pattern?
|Section||Order||Time||# of Questions||Details|
|Reading||1||60-80 mins||36-56 questions||Read 3-4 passages and answer questions|
|Listening||2||60-90 mins||34-51 questions||Listen to 4-6 lectures and 2-3 conversations and answer questions|
|Speaking||4||20 mins||6 tasks||Answer prompts about familiar topics, campus situations, and academic course content|
|Writing||5||50 mins||2 tasks||Compare a passage and a lecture; write about your opinion|
|TOTAL||—||About 4 hrs||—||—|