Test Of English as Foreign Language.
The essential exam for entry to universities in the United States. Academic language.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of nonnative
speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken,
written and heard in college and university settings. Most people who take the TOEFL
test are planning to study at colleges and universities where instruction is in
English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification
agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency.
You can do the test on paper or on a computer, depending where you live.The test
comes in two formats:
paper-based test (PBT)
next generation computer-based test (iBT)
The iBT is not yet available at every test center. If it is available at your local
center then you will have to do it. If not you will do the PBT.
There is also an exam for younger students called TOEFL Junior.
At a test center in your country. The test is organised by the Educational Testing
Service. You can register for the TOEFL iBT online.
Prices of the TOEFL iBT vary in each country ranging from $160 to $240.
The paper-based TOEFL is $160.
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