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Tips for the TOEFL writing section

August 23rd, 2012 in TOEFL

The TOEFL iBT has a section on writing. Here are a few tips to improve your score in the TOEFL writing section.

1. Use the present tense to talk about general facts.

All children need love.

How TOEFL iBT differs from earlier versions of TOEFL?

August 18th, 2012 in TOEFL

TOEFL (The Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test used to assess a student’s ability to understand and use English as it is used in a North American academic setting. Universities in the US and several other countries use a student’s TOEFL score to determine his or her eligibility for admission into their courses. The TOEFL is created and administered by ETS (Educational Testing Service), a private, not-for-profit Princeton based company.

TOEFL reading questions

July 27th, 2012 in TOEFL

The TOEFL reading test takes about 60-100 minutes. You will be given 3-5 passages for reading. Here is an overview of the questions asked in this section.

Reading questions

TOEFL reading test overview

July 26th, 2012 in TOEFL

Reading is the first section of TOEFL iBT. When the reading section begins, you will see the instructions right away. Once you have finished reading them click on the Next button which will bring up the first passage for reading. If you are already familiar with the structure of the test, you can skip the instructions and save valuable time.

TOEFL iBT Highlights

July 25th, 2012 in TOEFL

The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test designed to measure a student’s ability to use the kind of English used in a North American academic setting. A large number of universities in the US and other countries now use TOEFL scores to determine a student’s eligibility for admission.

TOEFL iBT sections

July 6th, 2012 in TOEFL

The TOEFL iBT has four sections: reading, listening, speaking and writing

Reading

The reading section is the first section of TOEFL. It takes about 60-100 minutes. You will be given 3-5 passages for reading. You will have to answer 12 to 14 questions on each passage.

English tests: an overview

April 1st, 2012 in TOEFL

International students who want to study in an English speaking country need to take certain standardized English tests. The most popular among them are TOEFL and IELTS. There are several other tests, too. So which test should you take? Well, it depends upon your English learning needs and goals for further education and career. Here is a quick overview of the important English tests.