TOEFL FAQs - 8 Frequently asked questions about TOEFL

TOEFL FAQs – 8 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About TOEFL

Are you planning on taking the TOEFL anytime soon? If yes! Then you must have a lot of questions about it. To help you out and give you all the answers to the frequently asked questions about TOEFL, we have come up with this blog. In this blog, we will answer all the top TOEFL FAQs for you. You can also take a look at these frequently asked questions to choose the best TOEFL coaching center in Chandigarh or your city.

#QUESTION 1: What are the significant changes in TOEFL 2019-2020 examination?

ANSWER: a. In the Reading section, you will still get 3-4 passages to read. However, one of the passages may not be graded. Each reading passage will have 9-10 questions instead of 12-14 questions and you will get 54-74 minutes to complete the reading section.

b. You will get 41-57 minutes to complete the listening section now. There will be less time than before per question. But the number of lectures will get reduced and this will help you to maintain your focus in the speaking and writing section.

c. In the speaking section there will only be four tasks, as task 1 and 5 have been removed. However, there are no or negligible changes in the writing section.

The test is shortened by 30 minutes and is reduced to just 3 hours. 

#QUESTION 2: What is a better study plan for TOEFL?

ANSWER: By selecting the best TOEFL coaching institute. Figure out your timeline, get a sense of your shortcomings, and create your study plan.

#QUESTION 3: When to take the TOEFL exam?

ANSWER: TOEFL is provided all year at different sites, and you can even take it multiple times. Practice the test numerous times before, to qualify for the best scores. It is better to prepare well before the final test because the first test always creates pressure.

#QUESTION 4: Is IELTS easier or TOEFL?

ANSWER: Both IELTS and TOEFL require minimum preparation. However, many takers feel that the IELTS exam is more manageable than TOEFL. And in reality, that is true! You will have to prepare the reading section harder in the case of the TOEFL examination.

#QUESTION 5: What are the TOEFL exam rules?

ANSWER: Only pens, pencils, and erasers are allowed in stationary. Apart from this, the identity card/proof you used on the TOEFL application form is required. Mobile phones are strictly not allowed in the examination room, or else they will get you disqualified.

#QUESTION 6: What is a good score in TOEFL?

ANSWER: The score range is from 0 to 120. The goodness of the score depends on the program’s requirement, like a score of 114 if converted is 98%. But most of the universities do not require such high scores as 110 would also be sufficient for almost any university.

#QUESTION 7: Which is the most challenging part of the TOEFL exam?

ANSWER:  This entirely depends on your English reading, writing, and speaking. Prepare yourself well, as each part of the test deserves your attention.

#QUESTION 8: What is the difference between IELTS and TOEFL?

ANSWER: Other than different styles of English, TOEFL exam questions are multiple-choice while the IELTS expects you to answer different types of problems such as gap filling, short answers, short essay tasks. TOEFL is taken in one sitting with a total of 180 minutes while IELTS is conducted in two sittings of 160 minutes and 15 minutes for speaking test on a different day. Hence, overall TOEFL is shorter.

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We hope by now all your questions about TOEFL must have been cleared. If anyhow, you have not got the answer to your question, you may contact us and we would be happy to answer all your queries around TOEFL. If you are looking for the best TOEFL coaching in Chandigarh, you may contact us and we shall provide you with the best coaching for TOEFL online as well as offline.

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