Archive for the ‘TOEFL’ Category

How to raise your TOEFL score?

October 23rd, 2013 in TOEFL

How much practice do I need to do well in the TOEFL test?

TOEFL Exam preparation tips

October 15th, 2013 in TOEFL

Don’t get stressed out

It might sound too obvious, but it is the most important thing you can do. Remember that you don’t require a score in the 90th percentile to get admission to most universities. Your TOEFL score is just one of the factors that determine your eligibility for admission. That means a score above average is sufficient in most cases.

Paper based and Internet based TOEFL – differences

October 10th, 2013 in TOEFL

The internet based TOEFL or TOEFL iBT was introduced in 2005. It is gradually replacing the paper-based and computer-based versions of TOEFL. Note that in areas where the TOEFL iBT is not available, the paper-based TOEFL is still administered.

Understanding your TOEFL score

October 8th, 2013 in TOEFL

In the Listening and the Reading sections most of the questions are of the multiple choice type. Four answer choices will be given and you have to select the most appropriate answer.

How to write your TOEFL Essay?

September 9th, 2013 in TOEFL

Learning to write well is skill that can be cultivated with practice. Good writing skills are essential to score well on the TOEFL test. The TOEFL writing section consists of two parts:

Structure of the TOEFL Reading section

August 21st, 2013 in TOEFL

The Reading section is the first section of the TOEFL. You will be given three or five passages of approximately 700 words. Each passage can have 12 to 14 questions. You will get 20 minutes to read the first passage. Then you have 40 minutes to read the second and third passages. Finally, if your test includes a fourth and fifth passages, you will get another 40 minutes to complete them.

What to do and what not to do during the TOEFL Speaking Test

August 17th, 2013 in TOEFL

At the beginning of the TOEFL Speaking section, you will be asked to adjust the microphone on your headset. You will also be asked to give a short sample of your speech in order to adjust the recording equipment to your voice. Note that this preliminary exercise is only used to make sure that the computer can record your voice properly. It does not count towards your final score. This adjustment is automatically done and you will be informed when it is complete.