TOEFL

TOEFL (iBT)

 

WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?

It tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Some tasks require test takers to combine more than one skill: The new integrated tasks will ask test takers: 

To read, listen, then speak in response to a question 

Listen, then speak in response to a question

Read, listen, and then write in response to a question

 

READING SECTION (60-100 minutes)

This section consists of 3-5 passages It includes three basic categories of academic texts: The categories are based on author’s objectives:

Exposition
Argumentation
Historical /biographical/event narrative

 

LISTENING SECTION (60-90 minutes)

This section includes:

4-6 tasks, 3-5 minutes long

2-3 conversations about 3 minutes long

 

SPEAKING SECTION: (20 minutes)

This section includes six tasks:

Two independent tasks 

Four integrated tasks (read/listen/speak)

 

WRITING SECTION (50 minutes)

This section includes two tasks:

One independent task (300 words)

One integrated task (read/ listen /write) (150-225 words)

 

COURSE FORMAT

 The course is 24 hours in length, consisting of 3 (one-hour) sessions per week. The duration of the course is 8 weeks.

 

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