TOEFL iBT test by Educational Testing Service (ETS) measures your ability to use and understand academic English.
TOEFL iBT is computer based with a full score of 120. It evaluates your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills.
- Reading: The reading test contains 3-4 academic passages with a total of 36-56 questions within 60-80 minutes
- Listening: The listening test consists of 34-51 questions. Within 60-90 minutes, you will listen to lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations.
- Speaking: The speaking test, containing 6 tasks within 20 minutes, requires you to express an opinion on a familiar topic. You will base your speaking on reading or listening tasks.
- Writing: It comprises of two writing tasks. With the time limit of 50 minutes, you are asked to write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks
When and where can I take the TOEFL iBT test?
The TOEFL test has over 50 test dates per year at authorized test centers around the world. In Bangkok, it is held approximately three times a month. In Chiangmai, Hat Yai, Sraburi, and Yala, there might be fewer dates.
What does the TOEFL iBT test cost?
The cost of the test varies depending on location. In Thailand, it costs $195.
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Private class for TOEFL iBT
Another effective approach to prepare for the test is to study in a private class. It offers a flexible schedule which allows you to choose when to study. Also, it is customized and personalized to your needs. Moreover, the school provides you with classroom facilities. There are no worries over classroom environment.
Both guaranteed and private courses are conducted by tutors whose degrees are Bachelor’s or further from Chulalongkorn university, Thammasat university, or overseas.
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|1 person||22,000 ฿||33,000 ฿||44,000 ฿|
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Some tasks in the TOEFL iBT test are complex. For example, before speaking, you are required to read or listen. Without an effective preparation, it is easy that your scores might disappoint you. If you are among those who have weaknesses in grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening, writing, or speaking, let Chulatutor help you. With our firm belief in “easy to be expert” that wants our students to understand and do better with simple approaches, we have created the guaranteed course as well as the private one both compressed by quality for TOEFL iBT test.
TOEFL IBT guidebook recommendations
When you consider buying a decant TOEFL iBT preparation guidebook, you are unlikely to make up your mind because there are currently a number of TOEFL iBT guidebooks available in the market. If you are in such situation – don’t be worried, you can choose one from our recommendations that suit your needs.
The first guidebook is The Cambridge Preparation for the TOEFL Test, Fourth Edition. It is suitable to those in the early preparation process because it begins with basic foundations, then with more challenging content, as the guidebook progresses. The difficulty of test questions is in line with that of the actual TOEFL iBT test. Last but not least, you will find the number of exercises in this guidebook plentiful.
Our next recommendation is ETS the official guide to Toefl test. It aims for candidates with the intermediate to advanced English proficiency levels. The format of exercise questions is compatible with that of the actual TOEFL iBT test. Due to its limitation in explanatory answers for each part of the test, this guidebook seems to be suitable for those with sufficient background knowledge.
Lastly, our final recommendation for TOEFL iBT preparation is Essential Words for the TOEFL, which focuses on required words for TOEFL iBT. If you have difficulty dealing with words for the test, this guidebook can be the one to help improve your vocabulary essential for test takers.
Here comes the end of our three guidebook recommendations for TOEFL iBT preparation. Nonetheless, if you can neither concentrate yourself on self-study nor allocate your time to do so. Thus, having a private tutor who can help you understand the content better or taking a specifically designed course for TOEFL iBT to save your preparation time is an excellent idea. Our institute, Chula Tutor, offers a course for you to choose whether you want to brush up your basic language skills or whether you are ready to take on more advanced contents with test-taking techniques. Our TOEFL iBT course is taught every part by tutors who are specialized in TOEFL iBT test taking. Our course aims to save the amount of preparation and test-taking time and to keep a pile of guidebooks away. If you want to be less tired but more ready for TOEFL iBT, you can choose one or all of our recommended guidebooks or take one of our TOEFL iBT courses. Last but not least, we wish you all a success with your expected score in TOEFL iBT.