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Syllabus for TOEFL: The TOEFL iBT syllabus for students are testing the candidates' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The TOEFL Exam syllabus and TOEFL Pattern are designed to evaluate various skills of the Student and know their English language skill proficiency. Here is the TOEFL exam format covering writing syllabus, reading syllabus, listening syllabus, and speaking syllabus:

Reading Comprehension

In this part, you will be required to read 3-5 passages and answer 12-14 questions on each. The part is scored based on the number of correct reading comprehension responses.
Question type: 3–4 passages, 10 questions each
Total no. of questions: About 40
Total time: 54-72 minutes

 

Listening Comprehension

In this module, students  will hear short conversations as well as long conversations. After the short conversation, students will be asked one question and multiple choices of answers will be given. Students will have to choose 1 answer. In long conversations, you will be asked multiple questions based on the conversation.

Question type: a) 3–4 lectures (3-5 minutes long, about 500-800 words), 6 questions each; About 30
questions in total
b) 2–3 conversations (about 3 minutes long, about 12-25 exchanges), 5 questions each; About 12 questions in total
Total no. of questions: 40+
Total time: 41–57 minutes

Speaking Section

In order to earn the highest scores in the Speaking Section, students requests responses must fulfill the demands of the task given with only minor mistakes or lapses. The test graders are looking for a highly intelligible and encouraged conversation. There are three main factors that encompass scoring for the section.

Speaking Questions covered in TOEFL Syllabus:

a) 1 independent task (prep time: 15 sec; response time: 45 sec)

b) 3 integrated tasks – Read/Listen/Speak (prep time: 30 sec; response time: 60 sec)

Total no. of questions: 4

Total time: 17 minutes

Writing Section

The essay should successfully address a topic. The response should be well-organized and well-developed using applicable explanations and detailed support. Furthermore, it should also exhibit unity, progression, and coherence. If you want to achieve a high writing score, make sure that you demonstrate the syntactic variety and appropriate word choice with very little grammatical errors.
Writing Questions Covered in TOEFL Syllabus:

a) 1 integrated task – Read/Listen/Write (20 minutes) (reading time: 3 min; listening
time: 2 min; writing: 15 min)
b) 1 independent task (30 minutes)
Total no. of questions: 2
Total time: 50 minutes


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