“TOEFL stands for ‘ Test of English as a Foreign Language’.That’s fine but what is the test based on! What are its merits! Who can give this test and more questions may have arisen in your mind. Then this is a perfect article to get full information regarding TOEFL Exam.”
Basically, a TOEFL Exam is a test that is conducted to get admission in English speaking country. The purpose of this test is to measure your English skills and it helps to determine how well you can use English in academics. The scores obtained at TOEFL Exam are used to get admission to many universities. This test is especially given by those students who want to study abroad.
And it is given by also those students who want to have mastery in English. The language used in TOEFL Exam tests is formal, academic language, and higher-level vocabulary than casual language.
Purpose of TOEFL Exam
As a student if you want to get admission abroad where the primary language is English, then giving the TOEFL test helps you to get more opportunities as compared to others. If you have more scores in TOEFL then you will be preferred more as compared to others who didn’t give the test. In application, if you have more scores in TOEFL then it would have a greater impact on you than on others. Who should apply for TOEFL Exam:
- Students want to study abroad especially in English-speaking countries.
- Students who want to have mastery of the English language.
- Students who want to be certified in that field.
TOEFL Exam vs TOEIC
TOEFL is not the only test to get admission abroad; there are some other tests too. As a student, TOEFL is the best test for students to get admission. But if you are applying for a work visa, the TOEFL is not the right choice. In that case TOEIC ( Test of English for International Communication).
TOEFL – IBT and TOEFL -PBT is open to all. In order to take the TOEFL test you need to pass (10+2) . Score which is obtained in TOEFL is valid for 2 years. The TOEFL test can be given as many times as you want.
There are two types of TOEFL test:
- TOEFL IBT
- TOEFL PBT
Nearly 97% of the exams are internet-based. In which exams are conducted on the computer in the center.
Nearly 3 % of the exams are paper-based. It doesn’t test the speaking skill of students. And it is used where internet facility is not available.