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

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

What is the TOEFL iBT® test like?

The total test takes around 3 hours to complete, but you should plan for 3½ hours, allowing 30 minutes for check in.

The next generation TOEFL iBT® test has four sections:

1 Reading 3 or 4 passages, each approximately 700 words long. 10 questions per passage. 54 - 72 minutes
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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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