- 3–4 passages, each 700 words
- multiple-focus passages (compare/contrast, cause/effect)
- 10 questions for each passage
- Time: 54–72 minutes
- Score scale: 0–30
TOEFL iBT® Test
The premier test of academic English communication
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The TOEFL test measures all four academic skills — reading, listening, speaking and writing — the way they’re used in the classroom.
The language used in the test closely reflects how English is used in everyday academic settings, and the test contains 100% academic content with integrated tasks.
The TOEFL iBT test is broken up into four sections and takes about 3 hours to complete.
The TOEFL iBT test is offered three different ways:
1 The Writing section of the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition only uses human scoring.