Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in US universities. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language tests in the world, the other being the IELTS. TOEFL is a trademark of the Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private non-profit organization, which designs and administers the tests. The scores are valid for 2 years; then they are no longer reported.

TOFEL Test Section:

Test SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Duration
Reading 3-5 passages, 12-14 questions each 60-100 minutes
Listening 4-6 lectures, 6 questions each 2-3 conversations, 5 questions each 60-90 minutes
Break   10 minutes
Speaking 6 tasks: 2 independent & 4 integrated 20 minutes
Writing 1 integrated task
1 independent task
20 minutes
20 minutes