THE TOEFL TEST STRUCTURE
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
|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.|
|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.