What is the TOEFL iBT test?
The TOEFL iBT test is a standardized English language test offered by ETS. The test aims to assess the reading, speaking, listening and writing skills required of non-native English speakers who wish to study at university level in English. The TOEFL iBT test is popular among students worldwide and preferred by many universities. It is renowned for its fair and unbiased scoring due to the test being computer based and graded centrally.
There are three convenient options for testing. The traditional TOEFL iBT test is taken on a computer at an ETS-authorized test center. The TOEFL iBT Home Edition is taken on a computer at home. And the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition is available in select countries and delivered in 2 sessions: the Reading, Listening and Writing sections are taken on paper at a test center, and the Speaking section is taken on a computer at home within 3 days of the test-center session.
Why take the TOEFL iBT test?
TOEFL iBT test results are accepted by over 11,500 universities and other institutions around the world, making it the perfect choice when applying for university studies. The test is completely computer based, with a focus on academic English. The test format allows you to focus solely on your language skills rather than your handwriting when doing the test. A good test score will not only help your university application but it will lead to eventual success in the classroom.
The TOEFL iBT test is offered up to 6 days a week, giving you plenty of opportunity to register at a location and date that best suits you. Once you receive your test scores, they can be sent directly to the higher education institutions you are applying to. The test can also be used in student visa applications as proof of English language proficiency.