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ETS® TOEFL® - Test Structure for the TOEFL iBT® Test


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On-screen: [ETS® TOEFL®]

Speaker: Narrator

On-screen: [Test Structure.]

Before you take your TOEFL iBT® test, make sure you understand how it is structured. The test has four sections: reading, listening, speaking, and writing and takes about three hours.

On-screen: [Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing. 3 Hours.]

First is the reading section.

On-screen: [Reading. 10 Questions Each.]

It has three academic reading passages each with 10 multiple choice questions.

On-screen: [Listening. 6 Questions Each. 5 Questions Each.]

Next is the listening section. It has five listening passages. Three are academic lectures with six questions each and two are campus conversations with five questions each.

On-screen: [Reading. Listening. Unscored Questions.]

Your test may include additional unscored questions for reading or listening, but never both.

On-screen: [10 Minute Break.]

Then there is a 10-minute break.

On-screen: [Speaking.]

After the break is the speaking section. There are four tasks and you speak your responses into the headset microphone.

On-screen: [Writing.]

Last is the writing section, which has two essays that you type into the computer.

On-screen: [Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing.]

All four sections use real academic content, so you can prove you are ready for the English language demands of a university.

On-screen: [ETS® TOEFL®]

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