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Introduction to the TOEFL iBT Test

A brief overview of the TOEFL iBT test for students starting a preparation course with Britannia International English, Rio de Janeiro.
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John Milton

on 4 September 2014

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Transcript of Introduction to the TOEFL iBT Test

Introduction to the TOEFL iBT Test
Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet Based Test
READING
You will read between 3 and 5 passages on differing topics. After each passage you will answer between 12 to 14 questions which will test:

Vocabulary
Reading for Specific Information
Reading to Infer Meaning
LISTENING
You will hear extracts from between 4-6 lectures (lasting between 4-6 minutes each) and either 2 or 3 conversations (lasting 2-3 minutes each). You will answer 6 questions on each extract.

The questions are designed to test your understanding of:

The speaker's overall idea
Specific Information
Inferences
SPEAKING
In the speaking part you will complete 6 tasks:

2 x Independent Tasks
2 x Integrated Tasks (Read - Listen - Speak)
2 x Integrated Tasks (Listen - Speak)

The speaking part is designed to test your ability to speak coherently both on your own opinions and experiences as well as on information that you have read or heard.
WRITING
You will complete 2 written tasks. Both tasks test your ability to organise and support your ideas in an essay (academic) format.
TOEFL iBT
What Does the TOEFL Prove?
The test is used to measure your ability to use and understand and use English in an acedemic/faculty environment.

Over 8,500 colleges, universities and higher education institutions in over 130 countries accept TOEFL scores.
What Should I Expect?
The test consists of 4 parts:

Reading
Listening
Speaking
Writing

The test will take approximately 4½ hours.

There are no pass or fail scores.
There are a maximum of 120 points available.
Each individual institution sets their own score requirements.
For Example:
Institution:
Score Requirement:
Harvard

Stanford

Yale

UCLA
109

100

100

87
Some institutions have a required overall score PLUS a required score in an individual discipline, for example:
Cornell
100 (overall)
25 (Writing)
Time: 60 - 100mins Points: 30
Time: 60-90 mins Points: 30
BREATHE!
After the Listening part you will
be given a 10 minute break!
Check with your institution of choice for their score requirements.
Independent Tasks
Questions 1 & 2

Preparation: 15secs
Speaking: 45secs


TIME ALLOWANCE
Integrated Tasks
TIME ALLOWANCE
Questions 3 & 4

Reading: 45secs
Listening: 1-2mins
Preparation: 30secs
Speaking: 60secs
Integrated Tasks
TIME ALLOWANCE
Questions 5 & 6

Listening: 1-2mins
Preparation: 30secs
Speaking: 60secs
Although there are no passes or fails, scores are rated as follows:
TASK 1
Task 1 is an integrated task. You will:

Read a passage of text of 250-300 words
Hear a short (250-300 word) lecture
Write a short essay comparing the information presented
Suggested Time: Word Count:
20mins 150-225
TASK 2
Task 2 is an independent task.

You will be provided with no materials to work with, but will be expected to generate an essay based on your own experiences, opinions and ideas.
Suggested Time: Word Count:
30mins 300+
Time: 20mins Points: 30
Time: 50mins Points: 30
http://www.ets.org/toefl/ibt/test_day/expect/
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