TOEFL iBT for Higher Education in Canada
International Students looking to apply for higher education in Canada and whose first language is not English require score in English. If you are international students TOEFL Score can prove helpful when writing application. TOEFL is Internet Based Test. You will need to write TOEFL iBT. Here given details.
TOEFL iBT Test Structure, No. of Questions and Time allowed
TOEFL has 4 sections: Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking. Following given TOEFL test structure
- Time allowed: 60 – 80 Minutes
- No. of Questions: 36 – 56
- Tasks: Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions.
Break 10 minutes
- Time allowed: 60 – 90 minutes
- No. of questions: 60 – 90
- Tasks: Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, then answer questions.
- Time allowed: 20 minutes
- No. of questions: 6 Tasks
- Tasks: Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks.
- Time allowed: 50 minutes
- No. of questions: 6 tasks
- Tasks: Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.
- In reading and and listening section you may be asked to answer few questions. These won’t count towards your TOEFL Score
Changes in TOEFL iBT
The ETS has announced changes in TOEFL iBT pattern starting from July 2023. The new pattern will be effective from 26 July test date. The new test will be of 120 minutes duration. However, these changes will not be applicable to TOEFL PBT, quotes official website www.ets.org. The new test pattern is tabulated below:
|Section||No. of Questions||Estimated Timing|
|Speaking||4 Tasks||16 Minutes|
|Writing||2 Tasks||29 Minutes|
|Total Time||Under Two Hours|