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TOEFL Exam Pattern

TOEFL exam pattern is as follow - four sections, namely, Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing - along with the total score. It goes without saying that the more you practice TOEFL sample papers, the better your scores will be.


The total score is the sum of the scores of the four skill areas. Scores will be posted online 10 days after the test date. ETS will send up to four official score reports directly to the institutions the student selects.


Section Duration Task
Reading 60–80 minutes 36–56 questions Reading 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answering questions.
Listening 60–90 minutes 34–51 questions Listening to lectures, classroom discussions, and conversations, and then answering questions.
Break10 minutes 10 minutes -- --
Speaking 20 minutes 6 tasks Expressing your opinion on a familiar topic and speaking based on reading and listening tasks.
Writings 50 minutes 2 tasks Writing essay responses based on reading and listening tasks, along with supporting an opinion in writing.