TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language.
TOEFL IBT Test Pattern:-
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.
|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.|
One of the most important tips that will be conducive to crack TOEFL is familiarizing yourself with the format of the exam. Attempting mock test will be of great help as this will enable you to crack the nerdy moments during the actual exam.
Since the exam is conducted to test the students’ skills in understanding English as a language, it is recommended that students should improve their reading and listening skills by reading newspapers and magazines. Improve your typing skills as the exam will be proper internet based test, where student has to answer by typing on keyboard.
When you’re practicing to improve listening skill, don’t play the audio on tape recorder more than once. Train your ears to listen the audio in first attempt only.