One of the most important tests in the world, TOEFL (Test of English Academic) is a standardized test to evaluate the English language ability and aptitude of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. The official test creator of TOEFL is Educational Testing Service (ETS) which designs and regulates this test. The total TOEFL test score is between 0–120 but its minimum acceptable score varies from institution to institution. Students can take the test any number of times they want; results are valid for two years after the test date.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is one of the most widely recognized English proficiency tests in the world. The TOEFL has been taken by over 6 million people around the world since it was first administered in 1964. The test is administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), which is a non-profit organization located in the United States. The TOEFL test is designed to assess the English proficiency of non-native speakers who want to study at an institution of higher learning in the United States or any other English-speaking country. The test is also an indicator of how well an individual will do in an English-language program at a postsecondary or higher education institution.
The test is 4 hour long and the test centers are available in a lot of countries.
Structure of TOEFL
3–5 passages, each containing 12–14 questions
6–9 passages, each containing 5–6 questions
writing 2 tasks
Part-1: 30 questions about short conversations
Part-2: 8 questions about longer conversations
Part-3: 12 questions about lectures or talks
30 – 40 minutes
Structure and Written Expression
Part-1: 15 exercises of completing sentences
Part-2: 25 exercises of identifying errors
50 questions about reading passages
One essay question of approx. 250–300 words