TOEFL PREPARATION

The reading section of the TOEFL measures your ability to read and understand passages in English. You will be tested on your comprehension of major ideas, important information vocabulary and relationships among ideas in the passages.

Reading Section

Reading Text Time Allowed Length of Passage Number of Questions
Passage-1 20 Minutes 600-700 words 12-14
Passage-2 20 Minutes 600-700 words 12-14
Passage-3 20 Minutes 600-700 words 12-14
Passage-4&5 20 Minutes Each 600-700 words Each 12-14 Each

There may be five reading passages in some versions of the test.

Listening

The listening section of the TOEFL measures your ability to understand conversations and Lecture in English. You will be tested in your comprehension of the general ideas and supporting details of the conversations and lectures. You will also be asked to identify a speaker’s purpose in making a particular statement and a speakers attitude forward a particular topic.

Type of Audio Text Length of Audio Text Number of Questions
Conversation 1 2-3 Minutes 5
Conversation 2 3-5 Minutes 6
Lecture 1 3-5 Minutes 6
Lecture 2 3-5 Minutes 6
Lecture 3 3-5 Minutes 6
Lecture 4 3-5 Minutes 6
Extra Audi Texts 2-5 Minutes 5-6 Each

 

There may be an extra conversation and two extra lectures in some version of the text.

Speaking Section

The speaking section measures your ability to speak in English about a variety of topics. There are six questions in this section. All of the questions are about topics that are appropriate for international studies. You do not need special knowledge of any subject to respond to the questions.

Questions Reading Time Listening Time Preparation Time Speaking Time
Independent task-1   2-3 Minutes 15 seconds 45 seconds
Independent task-2 45 seconds 2-3 Minutes 15 seconds 60 seconds
Integrated task 2 45 seconds 2-3 Minutes 30 seconds 60 seconds
Integrated task 3   2-3 Minutes 20 seconds 60 seconds
Integrated task 4   2-3 Minutes 20 seconds 60 seconds

Writing Section

The writing section of the TOEFL measures your ability to pan and write Reponses to questions in easy format. You must be able to select and convey relevant information, organize and support ideas and demonstrate that yo can use English effectively.

Questions Reading Time Listening Time Writing Time
Integrated Task 3 Minutes 2-3 Minutes 20 Minutes
Integrated Task 3 Minutes 2-3 Minutes 30 Minutes