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Master the TOEFL: Your Comprehensive Exam Guide for Success
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is an internationally recognized standardized test designed to assess the English language proficiency of non-native speakers. Developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), TOEFL evaluates the ability to understand and use English at an academic level.
This comprehensive exam is widely accepted by universities, colleges, and institutions around the world as part of the admissions process for non-native English speakers seeking to study or work in English-speaking countries. The test measures various language skills, including reading, listening, speaking, and writing, ensuring individuals can effectively communicate and comprehend English in academic settings.
Preparation for the TOEFL exam often involves honing language skills, familiarizing oneself with the test format, and adopting strategies to excel in each section. Ultimately, achieving a competitive score on the TOEFL is pivotal for individuals aspiring to pursue higher education or professional opportunities in English-speaking environments.
Old TOEFL Format vs. New TOEFL Format
From 26th july 2023 new format for TOEFL is announced
The test will be shorter: 3hrs to less than 2 hrs
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Old TOEFL Format (Long version)
New TOEFL Format (Short Version)
3–4 reading passages
72/(10*4) = 1.8 min per question
2 reading passages
1.8 min per question
NO CHANGES TO QUESTION TYPES
3–4 lectures, 6 questions each
0.8 min per question – unscored questions
3 lectures, each 3–5 minutes; 6 questions each
15-18 minutes to complete questions
NO CHANGES TO QUESTION TYPES
4 speaking tasks, 17 minutes
– Speaking Independent Task 1
– Speaking integrated Task 2
– Speaking integrated Task 3
– Speaking integrated Task 4
NO CHANGES TO THE SPEAKING SECTION
2 writing tasks, 50 minutes
– Writing Integrated Task 1, 20 minutes
– Writing Independent Task 2, 30 minutes
2 writing Tasks, 30 minutes
– Integrated Task 1, 20 minutes
– Academic Discussion Task 2, 10 minutes
How to Prepare for the Revised TOEFL Format?
Many have asked about preparing for the new TOEFL changes. The good news is, you don’t need to make significant adjustments in your preparation routine! Most question types remain unchanged, and these modifications actually make the TOEFL somewhat easier. Your existing TOEFL study materials are still useful, except for the addition of a new writing academic discussion question. However, this new format is simpler than the previous independent writing task. Let’s focus on getting you acquainted with this new TOEFL writing change.
Remember, practicing with the new TOEFL writing format is crucial for your exam readiness. To fully prepare, explore a comprehensive sample of the academic discussion writing practice by clicking the button below!
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FAQs about the TOEFL exam:
The TOEFL exam comprises four sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing.
TOEFL scores are valid for two years from the test date.
Yes, ETS offers an option to take the TOEFL exam online at home through the TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test).
You can take the TOEFL exam as many times as you wish, but there must be a 3-day gap between attempts.
A good TOEFL score varies depending on the requirements of the institution or organization you are applying to. Generally, scores above 90 are considered good.
You can register for the TOEFL exam online through the ETS website or by phone.