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TOEFL is an exam required by most US and Canadian university to prove proficiency(especially for international students coming from countries where English is not native language) in English. 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 the USA). The popularity of TOEFL is growing and its score is accepted for Immigration to NZ, Australia!  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). – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: What is toefl


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What is TOEFL
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  • TOEFL is an exam required by most US and Canadian
    university to prove proficiency(especially for
    international students coming from countries
    where English is not native language) in English.
    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 the USA). The popularity of TOEFL is
    growing and its score is accepted for Immigration
    to NZ, Australia! 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). 

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TOEFL Test Structure
Section Time Limit Questions Tasks Score
Reading 60-80 minutes 36-56 questions Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions. 0-30
Listening 60-90 minutes 34-51 questions Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions. 0-30
Break 10 minutes Break 10 minutes Break 10 minutes Break 10 minutes Break 10 minutes
Speaking 20 minutes 6 tasks Express an opinion on a familiar topic speak based on reading and listening tasks. 0-30
Writing 50 minutes 2 tasks Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks support an opinion in writing. 0-30
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TOEFL Scoring
  • Each section of TOEFL has a max score of 30 the
    total maximum 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
    (yes you will have to create a login id). You can
    select up to four institutions to send your score
    for free (its included in TEOFL Test fees). You
    can send your scores to as many institutions as
    you choose for a fee of US20 per report. Scores
    are mailed approximately four to seven days after
    receipt of your request and payment.

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  • Last question in reading section (in each set) is
    worth 2 points, and it may have up to 3 correct
    answers (out of 6 choices) 
  • For 0/1 correct answers you will get 0 points
  • For 2 correct answers you will get 1 point
  • For 3 correct answers you will get 2 points

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Who takes the TOEFL?
  • Since the TOEFL has a strong focus
    on academic English abilities, international
    students planning to go to undergraduate or
    graduate programs make up a large bulk of TOEFL
    test takers. Others who may take the TOEFL
    include scholarship seekers and students and
    workers applying for visas.

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TOEFL course
  • Berlitz Language Center, Translation
    Interpretation
  • Zayed the First Street Bin Haiyai Bldg
  • P.O.Box 41720 Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Tel 971 (2) 6672287
  • Fax 971 (2) 6672289
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