TOEFL iBT® Test
What Is the TOEFL iBT Test?
Who Takes the TOEFL Test?
- More than 27 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to demonstrate their English-language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced.
- Students planning to study at a higher education institution
- English-language learning program admissions and exit
- Scholarship and certification candidates
- English-language learners who want to track their progress
- Students and workers applying for visas
Who Accepts TOEFL Test Scores?
The TOEFL iBT® test is given in English and administered via the Internet. There are four sections (listening, reading, speaking and writing) which take a total of about four and a half hours to complete.
Combining All Four Skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing
During the test, you are asked to perform tasks that combine more than one skill, such as:
- Read, listen and then speak in response to a question
- Listen and then speak in response to a question
- Read, listen and then write in response to a question
TOEFL iBT Test Sections
|Reading*||60–80 minutes||36–56 questions||Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.|
|Listening||60–90 minutes||34–51 questions||
Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations,
then answer questions.
|Speaking||20 minutes||6 tasks||
Express an opinion on a familiar topic;
speak based on reading and listening tasks.
|Writing||50 minutes||2 tasks||
Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks;
support an opinion in writing.