The Test of English as a Foreign Language™ measures the ability of nonnative English speakers to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings

Primary reason to take TOEFL – Application for admission into universities or colleges where English is the language of instruction

Facts about the TOEFL iBT exam

  • Delivered via the internet
  • Administered in official, secure test centers
  • Four sections taken in one session:
    • Reading
    • Listening
    • Speaking
    • Writing
  • All sections reflect academic English communication skills
  • Four skill scores
    • Reading 0-30
    • Listening 0-30
    • Speaking 0-30
    • Writing 0-30
    • A total score: 0-120
  • Scores available 15 business days after test

When to take the exam?

Students need to plan to take the test as early as Grade 11 since it gets more familiar with practice. Students should take the test early so that the results reach the university by the university application deadline (March 1).

For more information log in to the TOEFL website