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WHAT IS THE TOEFL?
TOEFL is known as the Test of English as a Foreign Language. It is a standardized test that assesses the proficiency of applicants, whose native language does not happen to be English. It tests the ability to understand North American English. TOEFL scores are acknowledged by nearly 9000 colleges and organizations in more than 130 nations. In addition, many governments, licensing, and certifying agencies and exchange and scholarship programs use TOEFL scores to evaluate the English proficiency of people for whom English is not their native language.
The TOEFL ia an Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) that tests all four language skills important for effective communication: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing. The structure of the TOEFL iBT is as follows:
READING (54-72 min) (30-40 questions) (0-30 scoring scale) 3-4 passages from academic texts; approx 700 words long with 10 questions per passage.
LISTENING (41-57 min) (28-39 questions) (0-30 scoring scale) 3-4 lectures each 3-5 min long with 6 questions each; 2-3 conversations, each 3 minutes long with 5 questions each.
SPEAKING (17 min) (4 tasks) (0-30 scoring scale) 1 task to express an opinion on a topic; 3 tasks to speak based on what is read and listened to.
WRITING (50 min) (2 tasks) (0-5 points converted to 0-30 scoring scale) 1 task to write based on what is read or listened to; 1 task to support an opinion on a topic.
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. For detailed information about TOEFL, please refer to the official website of TOEFL www.toefl.org.
What is the scoring scale for the TOEFL iBT Test?
Scoring is between 0 (Minimum) and 120 (Maximum) with 1-point increment. Four scores are reported on the TOEFL.
The reading score reported on a 0-30 score scale.
The listening score reported on a 0-30 score scale.
Writing score reported on a 0-30 score scale
Speaking score reported on a 0-30 score scale