TOEFL is a standardized test to measure the English speaking ability wishing to enroll in English-speaking Universities. Simply saying, TOEFL test is given in English and administered via the internet. The internet based test is conducted in many centers in Nepal. TOEFL is accepted by the different universities of USA, UK, Australia and other countries. In the matter of fact, TOEFL scores are required to get admission in different institution, proving that you have necessary strong skills in English language which is highly important to survive in each step of competition and communicate the ideas adequately.
There are four sections in the test, they are:
1. Reading Section -
The reading section delivers 3 to 4 passages with 36-56 questions, taking 60 to 80 minutes.
2. Listening section –
This segment mainly considers listening a lectures by professionals, class discussions and conversations, then answer questions. It takes 60 to 90 minutes to complete 34 to 51 questions on a set.
3. Speaking section –
It consist of 6 tasks and given time is 20 minutes where you should express an opinion on a familiar topic and speak based on reading and listening tasks
4. Writing section –
It contains 2 tasks. One is to support an opinion in writing and other is to response based on reading and listening tasks. The disposed time is 50 minutes.