TOEFL Training (Test Of English As A Foreign Language)
The Test Of English as a Foreign Language commonly known as TOEFL is an internet- based test which focuses on assessing the proficiency of English language measuring all language skills along with speaking abilities. TOEFL evaluation is an entry requirement for nearly 2400 colleges and universities in United States and Canada. Hence any student wanting to study in US or Canada would need to appear for TOEFL in order to be eligible to apply for admissions. This test measures the candidates English Language efficiency on the basis of all four skills, i.e Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking on a scale of 0-30. The total duration of the test is 4 ½ hours.
TOEFL test is Administered, developed & promoted by Educational Testing Services (ETS) which is a US based organization. ETS is responsible for setting up the questions; conduction of tests, scoring and sending the Score reports to each Examinee.
1. There is no minimum passing marks for the test. However each university will have their required score for the test.
2. The TOEFL is used for determining eligibility for admission and scholarship.
3. You will be assessed for your English language skills at listening, reading and writing.
4. The total time for taking the test is around four and a half hours including the time for checking in?
5. A break of 10 minutes will be given to students after they complete the Reading and Listening Sections of TOEFL
TOEFL examination is divided into the following four sections
The Reading section lasts for 60 to 80 minutes and comprises of three or four passages taken from various fiction and non-fiction sources which are followed by questions that test your comprehension. It is important to know how to manage your time and answer the questions after understanding the text. It is important to take proper TOEFL training in order to attain the skill required for this section.
The listening section lasts for 60 to 90 minutes and test takers need to listen to discussions, seminars lectures and then answer the questions given in the listening sheet. This section of the text will require you to listen to a lot of matter and at the same time understand the accent and answer accordingly .our expert faculty at our TOEFL classes will provide you with enough practice sessions to give you confidence and boost your score in this section.
Speaking Section in the TOEFL which is of 20 minutes in duration comprises of six tasks. Two of the tasks will include answering questions asked in native English voice and answering the questions about what they have heard. The questioner take around 15 minutes to ask the question and you will have forty five minutes to answer the question. The speaking section of the TOEFL exam tests the students on their listening and reading skills as well as their speaking skills
In this section you will be given a couple of tasks and you will have to answer them in the form of essay which is of a 200 to 400 word range. The essays are should be informative, and should not just be expanded for filing up the space. The quality of the essay is important for evaluation. The section will last for 50 minutes and you will need to write relevant matter on the topic given in order to do well in this section.
|Reading||(60-80 minutes)||Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.|
|Listening||(60-90 minutes)||34 – 51 Q Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions.|
|Speaking||(20 minutes)||2 Independent tasks (based on your knowledge and experience), 4 Integrated tasks (based on short readings and/or lectures)|
|Writing||(50 minutes)||1 Independent task (based on your knowledge and experience),1 Integrated task (based on a short reading and a lecture)|