TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language (iBT: Internet based test)

Course Details

Medcity International Academy is the top institute for TOEFL coaching in Kottayam, Kannur and Mangalore. TOEFL is an English proficiency test which is used to evaluate your skill in writing, listening, reading and speaking English in an academic context. The test is accepted by numerous English-speaking academic and professional institutions. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language examination in the world. Before joining a TOEFL coaching centre, go through their past records. You will find Medcity International Academy to be the best TOEFL training centre in Kottayam, Kannur and Mangalore.

Most educational institutes abroad ask applicants for their TOEFL Scores. Most applicants take the TOEFL test as a prerequisite for admission into colleges and universities where English is used or required. In addition, many government, licensing, and certification agencies and exchange and scholarship programs use TOEFL scores to evaluate the English proficiency of people for whom English is not their native language. Choosing a coaching centre for cracking the TOEFL exam is the most important criteria. Medcity International Academy is the best TOEFL training Institute in Kottayam, Kannur and Mangalore, also providing online training courses.

TOEFL Test format

Reading:The test is for 60–80 minutes and you you should answer 36–56 questions. It comprises of 3 – 4 entries, and each entries having 13 – 15 questions on it. The entries are on academic topics; they are the kind of material that might be found in an undergraduate university textbook.

Listening:Listen to lectures, conversations and classroom discussions for 60–90 minutes and answer 34–51 questions. It comprises the talks and lectures of generally American speakers. Listening has two formats i.e. Long Format (LF) and Short Format (SF) one of which shows up in the test. SF contains 6 talks of which three are conversations and three are lectures. LF has 9 talks of which three are discussions and 6 are lectures. SF will keep going for approximately 45 – 55 minutes, whereas LF lasts approximately 70 – 80 minutes.

After the first two sessions you will be given a break for 10 minutes.

Speaking: The duration of the test is 20 minutes, here you will be given 6 tasks to express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks. Speaking has 6 question prompts which incorporate independent speaking questions, and in addition integrated speaking questions. Applicants are given a few seconds to think and the time allotted to speak keeps changing as per the question format. Around 45 seconds to 1 minute is the time limit, per question in speaking. Overall speaking test goes on for 20 minutes.

Writing : The test is for 50 minutes and there will be 2 tasks. The first task is to write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks and the second task is to support an opinion in writing. It comprises of 2 tasks. In task 1 i.e. Integrated Writing, candidates are required to read an entry, listen to a lecture and make a technical essay based on the passage and the lecture. Time allotted is 20 minutes. In Task 2 i.e. Independent Essay, students are given a general subject to compose an essay on. Time allotted is 30 minutes.

Scoring criteria

Each segment of TOEFL is graded on a scale of 0-30 in 1 point increment. Composite score is expansion of all the scores. TOEFL is scored out of 120. 100+ is considered as a good score.


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