What you need to know about TOEFL

Key takeaways

  • TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language and is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities.
  • The TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level and evaluates how well you combine your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills.
  • The TOEFL iBT test is scored on a scale of 0 to 120 points. Each of the four sections receives a scaled score from 0 to 30. The scaled scores from the four sections are added together to determine the total score.
  • Each institution sets its own score requirements ranging from 61 to 111. You can check with the institution the minimum score required.
  • The TOEFL iBT test is given on fixed dates, more than 50 times a year.
  • You can retake the test as many times as you wish, but you cannot take it more than once in a 12-day period.
  • Candidates wishing to take the test may register online through the Educational Testing Service  www.ets.org .

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  • Synkers TOEFL tutors are highly qualified and have a long track record of helping students ace the exam. You can book a one on one private tutoring session or invite your peers to join you for a group session.
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