TOEFL


TOEFL

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings. English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency. The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is written, developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private, non-profit organization based in Princeton, New Jersey. The TOEFL test measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings.

Currently more than 2,400 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada require the TOEFL test scores from non-English speaking students in order to admit them to a program. TOEFL is also used by academic institutions in other countries where English is the language of instruction. In addition, government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency. Although there is no passing or failing score for TOEFL, generally a score of 400 is considered low and a score of 600 or above excellent. Each college, university, or institution has its own TOEFL score admission requirement. The score required varies depending on the field of study (non-technical or technical) and the program (two-year, undergraduate or graduate) for which you are applying. A score of 400 or above for a two-year program, 500 or above for an undergraduate program, and 550 or above for a graduate program is generally required.

In the TOEFL it self there are three types of test which in ujikan is intended for Listening measure the ability to hear and listen English, the structure to measure ability to speak English with grammatical book, Reading for reading comprehension. In studying TOEFL can be through books, courses or through the application ofcomputer-based TOEFL , but such media are less effective because the material continues to grow each year TOEFL, so that such media are not effective again. The first section of the TOEFL is Listening Comprehension Section, the section consists of 50 questions for a period of 30 – 40 minutes, we were asked to listen to problems uttered only one time through the media audio where the problems are not written in booklet or booklets. Listening Comprehension Section consists of 3 parts.

The second section of the TOEFL is the Structure and Written Expression. This section consists of 40 questions about formal English language that uses the rules of grammar language. Some things that ordinary language Spoken English may be the wrong thing in English formal. The time provided in answering questions. This section is 25 minutes to complete sentence and determine the errors that exist. On the Structure and Written Expression own subdivided into two parts: Structure and Written Expression. The last section of the TOEFL is Reading Comprehension, in this section consists of 50 question with a period of time provided that is 45 minutes. In this session there are several short readings that each followed by a question,where each readings are not the same length and also followed with the same questions that are not amount. Topics discussed in this section variously, but basically almost alwaysrepeated

There are two types of TOEFL tests, namely Paper and Pencil Based TOEFL, and Computer-Based TOEFL. Paper-Based TOEFL (paper use, such as regular testing). This is a test toefl most standards, and testing this only 3 types of standard tests, without writing and speaking. Computer Based TOEFL (computer). Type of TOEFL is the most current update, known as CBT (Computer based TOEFL). TOEFL test uses questions that tested online via computer. Test types are also more fully tested, because testing this speaking and writing as well. To prepare for the TOEFL. Many ways that can be taken. Able totake a TOEFL preparation course, which is provided by many institutions of English language courses today. Like the LIA, EF TBI,etc. And many available TOEFL preparation books that can be purchased. Although the price is quite expensive.

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