The TOEFL® tests prepare students for university study, immigration and more.
The TOEFL iBT test is a reliable, fair and accurate measurement of the four language skills — reading, listening, speaking and writing — the way they're used in an academic environment. That’s why TOEFL iBT scores are accepted by more than 11,500 universities and institutions in over 160 countries.
The TOEFL iBT test has four sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.
The total test takes about 3 hours to complete, but you should plan for 3.5 hours, allowing 30 minutes for check in.
Use the table below to view the breakdown of each TOEFL iBT test section.
|Reading||54-72 minutes||30-40 questions||Read 3/4 passages & answer questions|
|Listening||41-57 minutes||28-39 questions||Listen to audio clips & answer questions|
|Break||--- 10 minutes ---|
|Speaking||17 minutes||4 tasks||Express your opinion on a familiar topic|
|Writing||50 minutes||2 tasks||Write a structured and clear essay|