Test of English as a Foreign Language

Why study TOEFL with TI Abroad

TOEFL or the Test of English as a Foreign Language, assesses the non-native speakers' potential to use and comprehend North American English the way it is written, spoken, heard, and comprehended in colleges and university contexts.

Scores by students from TI Abroad:- Students who enrolled with TI Abroad have score 118, 117, etc. Every student has scored above 100. More than 200 students have scored above 100

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Reading Section

  • The TOEFL IBT reading section assesses the students’ ability to comprehend academic texts. The Reading Test usually consists of three to four reading passages, followed by a set of questions for each passage for which you need to answer.
  • Instead of 12-14 questions, you will now answer only 10 questions after each passage. The duration of the TOEFL will now be conducted between 54 and 72 minutes, rather than 60 and 80 minutes.
  • The total number of passages has not been determined.

Listening Section

  • The TOEFL iBT listening section assesses your ability to understand spoken dialogues and decipher academic speech.
  • Instead of 4 – 6, you will now be subjected to 3 – 4 'lectures.' The number of questions per lecture remains constant at six. The new TOEFL modified duration of the test will be between 41–57 minutes rather than 60–90 minutes.
  • The total number of 'conversations' has remained constant.

Speaking Section

  • The TOEFL iBT speaking section assesses your ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • You will now only have four tasks to complete instead of six. The time for the TOEFL test will be 17 minutes rather than 20 minutes.
  • The two types of questions that have been removed from the test are Speaking Question 1: Speaking Preferences and Personal Preferences Question 5: Describe the situation on campus. Number of Questions that is unanswered has been increased in the new test format.

Writing Section

  • The TOEFL iBT writing section assesses your ability to construct clear and meaningful sentences.
  • In 50 minutes, you will still complete two tasks.
  • In the writing section, no changes have been made.

TOEFL Eligibility Criteria

  • A pass in 10 +2 level from any recognised Indian Board or University is usually sufficient to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) test.
  • The test is for those candidates in high school and higher secondary school.

What is the purpose of the TOEFL?

  • Let's take a look at some legitimate reasons to take the TOEFL exam.
  • TOEFL is accepted by over 10,000 colleges, universities, and institutions in over 130 countries.
  • Candidates may retake the TOEFL exam any number of times to get their desired scores.
  • One of the world's most widely used language proficiency tests.
  • Validity of TOEFL scores - two years.

What is the current structure of the TOEFL test?

  • Your TOEFL IBT exam will still be graded out of 120 points, with each section receiving equal weight.
  • The duration of the paper, on the other hand, has been reduced by 30 minutes, making the new TOEFL IBT only 3 hours long instead of 3.5 hours.
  • Unfortunately, there are too many variables to determine how much extra time you have for each question. With practice sessions from the online coaching taken at TI Abroad, students are able to score pretty well.

Where can TOEFL scores be used?

  • TOEFL iBT scores are accepted by 11,000 universities around the globe, and higher education institutes in more than 150 countries, including Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and countries throughout Europe and Asia.

In the United States, TOEFL is the most accepted test by the universities

  • The TOEFL test is preferred by 9 out of 10 universities in the United States over other English-language tests.
  • Further, the universities in the United States accept and receive more TOEFL scores than all other English-language tests combined.

In Canada, yes it is common too.

  • More than 80% of graduate accreditation agencies prefer the TOEFL test over other English-language tests.
  • TOEFL scores are received by Canadian universities in greater numbers than all other English-language tests combined.

Australia and New Zealand accept it wholeheartedly.

  • TOEFL IBT scores are accepted by all Australian and New Zealand universities, as well as for all Australian and New Zealand multiculturalism.

How much does the TOEFL iBT examination cost?

  • The test fee varies according to on which place you take it, but typically ranges from USD $180 to USD $325. This includes your registration fee, score report, and the four score reports sent to institutions of your choice. Late registration, rescheduling, and cancelling a test all incur additional fees.

The 7 TOEFL Listening Question Types

  • Questions about Specifics
  • Attitude Inference Questions
  • Function Concerns
  • Questions about the Gist of the Content
  • Questions with a Purpose
  • Content-Related Questions
  • Connecting content Questions

Reading Types of questions

  • Inference Question
  • Vocabulary Question
  • Reference Question
  • Purpose Question
  • Detail (Factual Information)
  • Negative Factual
  • Information Question
  • Essential Information (Sentence Simplification) Question
  • Sentence Insertion (Insert Text) Question
  • Complete the Summary (Prose Summary) Question
  • Complete the Table (Fill in a Table) Question

Speaking Types of Questions

  • Agree or Disagree.
  • Preference
  • If / Imaginary
  • Three Choices
  • Description or Explanation
  • Advantage and Disadvantage

Writing Types of Questions

  • Integrated essay
  • Independent essay