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TOEFL Listening: Types of questions

August 16th, 2013 in TOEFL

After a conversation or lecture has finished, questions will appear on the screen one by one. Some questions in the Listening section will require students to listen again to an excerpt from the conversation or lecture. In these cases, the narrator will ask the students to listen to the excerpt.

TOEFL Listening section overview

August 13th, 2013 in TOEFL

The Listening section of the TOEFL iBT is designed to measure your ability to understand lectures and conversations in English. You can encounter both informal and formal types of English in the listening section. For example, campus conversations between two students are more likely to be in informal, non-academic English. Lectures will usually be in formal, academic English. As with the reading section, no special subject knowledge is necessary to do well in the listening section.

Overview of the TOEFL speaking tasks

August 8th, 2013 in TOEFL

Here is an overview of the six speaking tasks.

Independent task 1

You will be asked to speak about a familiar topic. You will get 15 seconds to prepare your response and 45 seconds to speak it.

TOEFL Speaking Overview

July 30th, 2013 in TOEFL

You have to complete six tasks in the TOEFL iBT Speaking Section. You don’t require any special practice to do the independent tasks. You will usually be asked questions based on your knowledge and experience.

TOEFL Speaking Strategies

July 29th, 2013 in TOEFL

The TOEFL speaking section consists of six tasks. The first two are independent tasks while the last four are dependent tasks. Here are a few tips to improve your score on the TOEFL speaking section.

Overview of the TOEFL reading section

July 19th, 2013 in TOEFL

Reading is the first section of the Internet based TOEFL test. In the reading section you will be given 3 to 5 passages for reading. Each passage will be about 700 words long. You will have to answer 12-14 questions based on each passage. Reading section takes about 60 – 100 minutes.

Overview of the TOEFL speaking section

July 18th, 2013 in TOEFL

You have to complete six tasks in the TOEFL iBT Speaking Section. You don’t require any special practice to do the independent tasks. You will usually be asked questions based on your knowledge and experience.