What is TOEFL?
TOEFL means the Test of English as the Foreign Language. It is the most popular English proficiency exam, which is accepted in North American countries. TOEFL is an English proficiency test, which is conducted to evaluate the candidates English speaking and understanding ability. TOEFL test scores are accepted as a proof of English proficiency in almost 9000 colleges, universities, and organizations around the world. Educational Testing Service (ETS), which is a non-profit organization conducts the TOEFL test more than 50 times per year.
TOEFL is divided into two versions such as TOEFL IBT ( internet based test) and TOEFL PBT ( paper-based test). Both the versions consist of 4 sections such as listening, reading, speaking and writing. It is 4 hours examination. Candidates can write the test as many times as they wish.
The exam pattern contains 4 sections namely listening, reading, writing and speaking. The total score is the sum of all the individual scores. ETS will send the scores directly to the institutions to select the candidates.
The reading section includes reading 3 or 4 passages given from academic test and then answering the related questions. The time given to complete the test is 60-80 minutes.
The listening test includes listening to a lecture, discussions, conversations and then answering the questions. The time given to complete this test is 60-90 minutes.
The speaking test includes expressing the candidate’s opinion on the familiar topic or the topic given by the examiner and speaking is completely based on reading and listening tasks. The time given to complete this test is 20 minutes.
The writing test includes writing an essay on the given academic or general topic and also writing an opinion in response to the point of view. The time given to complete this test is 50 minutes.
The test scores are reported in the range of 0-120. But the results are valid only for 2 years. The results will be reported online within 2 weeks of the test date. The test results are reported as the level of weak, high, good, limited and average based on the scores in reading, writing, speaking and listening tests. Note that there is no limit in attempting the test.
TOEFL scholarship is awarded for the candidate, who achieves academic excellence and English language proficiency. Test takers from India, Japan, Korea, and China are eligible for scholarship. The registration fee of TOEFL exam would be 170 dollars. It is 4 hours examination to test the candidates English language proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
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