What is TOEFL?

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is one of many standardized tests issued by the Education Testing Service (ETS).
This test is arranged for people who want to study at Universities of the USA or Canada, to join MBA programs or whose employers bring forward availability of TOEFL Certificate as a mandatory requirement for work.

TOEFL test system is represented with different types of questions, which assume the choice of a correct answer among the offered options;

What is TOEFL iBT?

TOEFL iBT (internet-based version of the TOEFL) is a new version of the International TOEFL test.

A new format of the test is figured for evaluation of four skills of knowing the language: Reading, Listening, Writing и Speaking.

The test consists of four sections:
The total duration of the test is about four hours.
The TOEFL iBT contains tasks from both the old version of the test and new tasks, which are made on a combined principle and involve more than one language skills.
In the new Speaking (oral speech) section 6 tasks are offered to be fulfilled with usage of earphones.
The Writing section is extended and contains complex tasks, which offer writing an essay on the basis of the read text and comments to it.
It is allowed to put notes in the process of testing;

The International TOEFL Certificate is valid during two years
Beside the Certificate proper an applicant may learn the results of the test by Internet and receive them by mail.

The content of TOEFL iBT

Registration to TOEFL test is possible at its official site www.toefl.org