Aadele Training Centre – Coaching classes for TOEFL Preparation in Chennai
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (or TOEFL, pronounced "toe-full") evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting. It is an admission requirement for non-native English speakers at many English-speaking colleges and universities in USA and other countries. A TOEFL score is valid for two years. The TOEFL is administered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) and is conducted at many locations in India, as an internet based test.
TOEFL iBT® Test Content
The TOEFL iBT® test is 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 WritingDuring the test, you are asked to perform tasks that combine more than one skill, such as:
|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.|
TOEFL iBT® Test Scores
Your scores are based on your performance on the questions in the test. You must answer at least one question each in the Reading and Listening sections,write at least one essay, and complete at least one Speaking task to receive an official score. For the TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the Internet, you will receive four scaled section scores and a total score:
In addition to your scores, your official score record also includes performance feedback that is a reflectionof your performance level and a description of the kinds of tasks that test takers within the reported score range can typically do.
There is no passing or failing TOEFL® score; individual higher education institutions and agencies set their own score requirements. TOEFL scores are valid for two years after the test date and there is no limit to the number of times you can take the test.
Understanding Your TOEFL iBT® Test Scores
|Reading||0-30||High (22–30)Intermediate (15–21)Low (0–14)|
|Listening||0-30||High (22–30)Intermediate (15–21)Low (0–14)|
|Speaking||0-30 Score scales||Good (26–30)Fair (18–25)Limited (10–17)Weak (0–9)|
|Writing||0-30 Score scales||Good (24–30)Fair (17–23)Limited (1–16)|
TOEFL iBT® Test Registrationhttp://www.ets.org/toefl/ibt/register/centers_dates/
TOEFL iBT® is now computer adaptive test and can be taken all round the year. To schedule a date to take any of these tests, we offer Professional Assistance in Exam Registration.
On The Test Day
Knowing what to expect can put you more at ease on test day. Here is what typically happens: