TOEFL Preparation – Unistar Education

TOEFL Preparation

TOEFL Preparation


Hera, at Unistar Education, Students get a highly certified teacher for TOEFL preparation. The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) examination is intended to evaluate the ability of students at the college level to understand and use English. TOEFL test scores are approved by more than 6,000 universities, government agencies, and corporations worldwide. The TOEFL test has a similar purpose to other standardized exams (such as SAT and ACT test) as they are used as an admissions criterion by colleges and universities. In standardized tests, such as the TOEFL different institutions place varying degrees of priority on and use them along with other factors such as GPA, class rank, community service, recommendations, and extracurricular activities. There are two formats for the TOEFL test: the TOEFL Internet-based Test(iBT) and the TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT). The TOEFL test that an individual appear depends on which exam are conducted by the test centers. TOEFL scores are valid for two years.

The TOEFL preparation measures individual English proficiency in four fields: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. The TOEFL examination lasts four hours and focuses on the vocabulary used in the higher-learning educational way. The number of questions and time limit varies for every section.

TOEFL Reading Section

The TOEFL preparation Reading is designed to evaluate how well a candidate can interpret and understand the type of materials used in an educational way. It contains 3 or 4 reading passages with 10 questions per passage which is approximately 700 words long. To respond to all the questions of the reading section, candidates have 54 to 72 minutes.

TOEFL Listening Section

The TOEFL preparation Listening section is intended to test an individual ability to understand conversations and lectures in English. Three to four academic lectures (each with six questions) and two to three discussions focusing on university life in the United State are part of the Listening section. The entire section lasts either 41 or 57 minutes, depending on whether you have an experimental section with any additional unscored experimental questions.

TOEFL Speaking Section

The TOEFL iBT Speaking section is designed to test candidates' ability to speak English effectively. It consists of 4 activities that resemble real-life circumstances that are experienced both in and outside a classroom. The first question is referred to as an independent speaking task that allows the candidate to draw entirely on their own thoughts, views, and experiences. Rest of the questions are called integrated speaking tasks as it requires to combine English language skills. Candidates are provided 15-30 seconds of time for preparation before each response. Responses are usually 45 to seconds long.

TOEFL Writing Section

The TOEFL iBT Writing section contains two types of questions, the first of which is an interactive activity that incorporates reading, listening, and writing. Responses are typed into the computer and submitted to the Online Score Network of ETS. In order to complete this task, candidates are provided 20 minutes of time. The second question is an individual assignment for writing that takes 30 minutes to finish. Test takers are permitted to take notes on the reading passage.

Costs of appearing TOEFL

The cost of the iBT TOEFL is $165 USD. The other costs associated with the test are:

  • If a candidate file 7 days before the exam, the late fee is US $40.00
  • the US $60 is charged for rescheduling the test dates.
  • Additional US $ 20 score fees if the candidate wishes to submit official scores to universities.
  • Cancelled score reinstatement would cost the US $20.

How to register for TOEFL?

By checking out the official website, registration can be done online using credit/ debit cards, pay pal accounts or can be done through banks. Banks charge a certain payment to continue the procedure. In the context of Nepal, Nabil Bank does the English proficiency test payment. Registration is available 24 hours a day and 7 days prior to the exam is the usual deadline. There is also an extended deadline, which is considered as an extended deadline for test-takers who do not reach the normal deadline and end 4 days before the test date. Any candidate who files after the normal deadline is entitled to pay a late fee of an extra $40 USD.

To register, candidates need to create a profile with a username and password for account. The account cannot be changed until the candidate enters the name and date of birth, so it is necessary to enter the exact details from the ID that you are going to take to the test center on the test date. Passport is accepted in the case of Nepalese students.

Scores can be sent free of cost to 4 different universities if a candidate lists out the name of the institutions prior to 10:00 pm on the day before the test date.