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(Phillips, 2006:xiv-xv)

The iBT TOEFL test is a test to measure the English proficiency and academic
skill of nonative speakers of english. It is primarily By english language college
and universities.

The IBT versions of TOEFL test currently has the following four sections :

- Reading section (3 passages and 39 question=60 minutes)

- Listening section (6 passages and 34 question=50 minutes)
- Speaking section (3 tasks and 6 question=20 minutes)
- Writing section (2 tasks passages and 2 question=55 minutes)

How the test is scored

Students should keep the following in mind about the scoring of the IBT version
of the test :

- The IBT version of the TOEFL test is scored on a scale of 0 to 120 points
- Each of the four sections (reading,listening,speaking and writing) receives
a scale score from 0 to 30. The scale scores from the four section are
added together to determine the overall score.
- Speaking is initially given a score of 0 to 4, and writing is initially given a
score of 0 to 5. These score are converted to scaled scores of 0 to 30.

Reference :



The TOEFL Test measures the ability of non native speakers to communicate in
english in an academic setting. It accurately measures how well students can
use their english language skill in the college or university classroom.

The TOEFL PBT test : is approximately three and one half hours long it has three
section, all of which are mandatory. At least one question must be answer in
each section to receive a score.

- Listening comprehension measures the ability to understand english as it

is spoken in an academic setting.
- Structure and written expression measure the ability to recognize
language that is appropriate for standard written english
- Reading comprehension measures the ability to understand non-tecnical
reading material written in english.



the TOEFL IBT test

the toefl IBT test measures the english language skills important for effective
communication in an acdemic setting. It consists of four sections: reading,
listening, speaking, and writing.

Score scale

The TOEFL iBT test providescores in four skill areas :

Reading : 0-30

Listening :0-30


Writing :0-30

Total score :0-120

Reference :

Toefl test prep planner.2012


toefl is test of english as a foreign language to know someone english ability.

Toefl test have some sections. There are : listening comprehension, reading
comprehension, structure and written expression, and writing.

according Riyanto, NH (2008:1)

toefl include

PBT, a test use paper and pencil. Score scale 310 to 677

cBT, a test use computer. Score scaled 0 to 300

reference :

Riyanto,S and NH.2008.a quick nd effective strategy to understand structure and

written expression for TOEFL test.Pustaka Pelajar.Yogyakarta
toefl is test of english as aforeign language, is probably the most often used
examination in the admissions