TOEFL Test Preparation

TOEFL

TOEFL is an exam required by most US and Canadian university to prove proficiency (especially international students coming from countries where English is not native language). It measures your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks in English. Many Universities in Europe and other countries also accept TOEFL (IELTS is popular outside USA)

The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. It is a standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in U.S. universities. More than 9,000 colleges, agencies and other institutions in over 130 countries accept TOEFL scores.

More than 30 million people from all over the world have taken the TOEFL test to demonstrate their English-language proficiency. The average English skill level ranges between Intermediate and Advanced. Most universities require TOEFL score ranging from 80-100.

  • Students planning to study at a higher education institution

  • English-language learning program admissions and exit

  • Scholarship and certification candidates

  • English-language learners who want to track their progress

  • Students and workers applying for visas

There are two formats for the TOEFL test. The format you take depends on the location of your test center. Most test takers take the TOEFL iBT test. Test centers that do not have Internet access offer the Paper-based Test (PBT).

Each section of TOEFL has a max score of 30; total max score is 120. Most universities require TOEFL score ranging from 80-100. Scores will be posted online within two weeks of the test date. You can view score online at ets.org. On test day, you can select up to four institutions to send your score for free.

Listening

60 - 90 minutes

34 – 51 questions

Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, and then answer questions.

Reading

60 - 80 minutes

36 – 56 questions

Read 3 or 4 passages from academic text and answer questions.

Writing

50 minutes

2 tasks

Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.

Speaking

20 minutes

20 Minutes

Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.

All key courses consist of 16, twice weekly 3-hour lessons and last for 8 weeks. Each course integrates the key skills and tips for TOEFL Speaking, TOEFL Writing, TOEFL Reading and TOEFL Listening at the appropriate level, as well as the TOEFL specific grammar and vocabulary.

WhyGo Language Center offers four different kinds of TOEFL courses, each targeting a different level of English. Each course covers specific aspects of TOEFL Speaking, TOEFL Writing, TOEFL Reading and TOEFL Listening, that can help you achieve the specific TOEFL score that most applicants need. The basic course if for those who want to reach an TOEFL score of about 70 , the second level is more intermediate and will help students reach a level of about TOEFL 80, finally the last level is for those who want to get a score of TOEFL 100+.

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