The new TOEFL iBT test consists of four sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing. All sections are taken on the same day, and the test is approximately four hours long.
The TOEFL iBT test features many of the question types used on the computer-based test. However, the new questions that ask test takers to integrate (combine) two or more skills are probably the most distinguishing feature of the new test.
Questions that assess integrated skills require test takers to:
The chart below shows the range of questions and the timing for each section. The time limit for each section varies according to the number of questions.
Reading 3-5 passages, 12-14 questions each 60-100 minutes
|Test Section||Number of Questions||Timing|
|Listening||4-6 lectures, 6 questions each 2-3 conversations, 5 questions each||60-90 minutes|
|Writing||1 integrated taks 1 independent task||20 minutes 30 minutes|
|Speaking||6 tasks: 2 independent and 4 integrated||20 minutes|