The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is given to students who have not graduated from a US High School, or have attended a non-US college, and are interested in pursuing Higher Ed studies in the United States.
This is the breakdown of the test
|Listening||30 to 50||40
to 60 minutes
|adaptive||short conversationslong conversations
|Structure||20 to 25||15
to 20 minutes
|Reading||44 to 60||70
to 90 minutes
one best answer
click on text
|Writing||1||30 minutes||non-adaptive||a topic given to you|
A typical graduate program that is competitive would want to see a score of over 600 under the new scoring system, although anywhere from 400-550 is also acceptable.
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Structure and Written Expression
Structure and Reading Test