Writing the TOEFL tests in Nigeria is to access your ability to understand Standard North American English. The TOEFL ® test is written and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used by North American colleges and graduate schools to evaluate the level of English-language proficiency of international student applicants. Since its inception in 1964, the TOEFL test has been taken by over 20 million students.
The main format for testing is the TOEFL® iBT or Internet-Based testing, which was introduced in 2005 to replace the CBT (Computer-Based testing). The CBT was officially retired in September of 2006 and so the main two formats that are now used are TOEFL ® iBT and TOEFL® PBT (Paper-Based Testing). The TOEFL® PBT, however, is rarely used and the most common format is the TOEFL® iBT.
The TOEFL® iBT format has been rolled out over a series of phases, with the USA, Canada, France, Germany and Italy the first to get the new format and then the rest of the world was moved over in 2006. Demand for the TOEFL® iBT test is often very high and it is advisable to book a few months in advance to make sure you get the date you want.
The TOEFL® iBT consists of a 4-hour test in 4 sections which covers:
If you need courses and programs to help you prepare for the TOEFL® test, Kaplan provides access to courses and materials that can assist you.
FNG Center’s English language programs are designed to prepare students for successfully taking the TOEFL® test exam. Programs typically vary in length although a typical TOEFL® test preparation course lasts 4-12 weeks. Many programs offer curriculums that simulate the TOEFL® iBT exam, provide in-classroom discussion, offer test-taking skills, and more.
For more information about the TOEFL® test and courses to practice for the TOEFL® test, contact us.