What is Toefl exam used for? Can you take notes during Toefl? What is Toefl exam pattern?

What is Toefl exam used for? Can you take notes during Toefl? What is Toefl exam pattern?


1 Answer
1-1 of  1
1 Answer
  • The purpose of the TOEFL iBT test is to evaluate the English proficiency of people whose native language is not English. TOEFL iBT scores are primarily used as a measure of the ability of international students to use English in an academic environment.
    Exam Pattern of TOEFL

    To assess your ability to communicate, the test is divided into four sections, namely the Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing which extend over duration of four and a half hours.
    The overall TOEFL score ranges from 0 to 120
    The overall score and sectional scores will be sent to you after you complete the test

    READING
    Duration: 60-80 minutes
    Score range: 0 to 30
    Total number of questions: 36 to 56
    May have three or four passages
    Each passage is followed by a set of questions based on the passage which need to be answered
    LISTENING
    Duration: 60-90 minutes
    Score range: 0 to 30
    Total number of questions: 34 to 51
    You will be required to carefully listen to audio recordings of academic lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations
    Each recording will have questions based on the lectures/discussions which will need to be answered
    SPEAKING
    Duration: 20 minutes
    Score range: 0 to 30
    Total number of speaking tasks: 6
    You will be required to express your opinion on a familiar topic
    You will be required to speak based on the listening and reading tasks
    3 sections with 2 questions in each section.
    Section 1 –
    Part 1: Personal Preference.
    Part 2: Choose an option. You will get a few seconds to prepare and then speak.
    Section 2 –
    Part 1: Campus Conversation – Reading + listening and then speaking – You will be required to read a short passage, listen to a conversation between two people on the topic read and then speak.
    Part 2: Academic Lecture – You will be required to read a short passage about a specific topic, listen to a lecture related to the topic read and then speak or summarize the topic that was read and heard.
    Section 3 –
    Part 1: Listening and Speaking – Campus Conversation – You will be required to listen to a conversation and then speak about the problem discussed and provide your opinion on the problem discussed.
    Part 2: Academic Lecture – You will be required to listen to an academic lecture and summarize the lecture.

    WRITING
    Duration: 50 minutes
    Score range: 0 to 30
    You will be required to write essay responses based on the reading and listening tasks
    You will be required to support an opinion in writing
    Total number of writing tasks: 2
    Task 1 – You will need to read a passage on a specific topic, listen to a lecture about the topic read and then write an essay summarizing the points in the passage and the lecture.
    Task 2 – You will be required to provide your view points or provide a response as required for the specific task.
    0

toefl
Practice Mock Test
toefl