The TOEFL test structure is undoubted quite a straightforward and a consequent one. We have already mentioned above about the four main parts, which are: reading, listening, speaking, and writing, the exam is approximately four and a half hours long. The questions of some sections can be incorporated, for example, the candidate may need to read, listen, and then give an answer in a written or oral form.

Now let’s try to look at the description of each section below to have better comprehensibility of the exam pattern.

TOEFL iBT Test Sections

Section Time Limit Questions Scores Tasks
Reading 54–72 minutes 30–40 questions 0-30 Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.
Listening 41–57 minutes 28–39 questions 0-30 Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions.
Break 10 minutes 0-30
Speaking 17 minutes 4 tasks 0-30 Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.
Writing 50 minutes 2 tasks 0-30 Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.

NOTE:- TOEFL is valid for 2 years from the qualifying date.

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