The TOEFL® next generation computer-based test (iBT)

The iBT is not yet available at every test center. If it is available at your local center then you will have to do it. If not you will do the PBT.

There is also an exam for younger students called TOEFL Junior®.

What is the TOEFL iBT® test like?

The next generation TOEFL iBT® test has four sections:

1 Reading 3-5 passages, 12-14 questions each
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IBT Reading test part 1
60-100 mins


4-6 Lectures, 6 questions each
2-3 Conversations, 5 questions each
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60-90 mins
3 Speaking 6 tasks, 2 independent and 2 integrated 20 mins
4 Writing 1 integrated task
1 independent task
50 mins

An integrated task is one where you have to use more than one skill. For example, you read about something, listen to a lecture, and then write about what you have heard and read.

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Where do I take the test?

At a test center in your country. The test is organised by the Educational Testing Service. You can register for the TOEFL® iBT online.
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How much does the TOEFL test cost to take?

Prices of the TOEFL iBT vary in each country ranging from $160 to $250.




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