What is the TOEFL test?
Test Of English A Foreign Language is a Standardized test that assesses the English Proficiency of individuals whose local dialect isn't English. About 2400 instruction organizations in the United States and Canada require TOEFL® scores from every candidate. The test is likewise utilized by establishments in different nations where English is the dialect of Instruction. The TOEFL tests the capacity to see North American English.
TOEFL test is directed as a PC based test in Nigeria.
PC Based TOEFL test
The test is planned such that it would be dissimilar to some other test you would have taken at school or school. Initially, the test has no inquiry paper or answer sheets, nor does it have a similar arrangement of inquiries for every one of the examinees. Further, it doesn't give you the alternative of not noting an inquiry (unless, obviously, you come up short on time toward the end). This on the grounds that the TOEFL test is currently a completely Computer based test - the console and mouse take every necessary step of a pen or pencil. The test is scored out of 300, and most scores fall in the scope of 200-250.
The TOEFL test is just to test your English capability. A high score alone does not convert into an affirmation offer from an extraordinary school. In any case, the test is compulsory and can't be disregarded.
Who oversees the TOEFL test?
The TOEFL test is developed and controlled by the US-based "Instructive Testing Service" (ETS). This suggests ETS sets the inquiries, leads the test, and sends every examinee the score report. For the lead of the test, ETS has delegated Testing Agencies in different nations, which go about as franchisee for ETS. In Nigeria, Examplanet Services is a Prometric Testing Center which controls the test at different locations in Nigeria: Lagos, Ibadan, Portharcourt, Abuja.
At what period is the TOEFL test held?
PC based TOEFL test is held all-round-the-year. Not at all like different exams, you can pick your own particular date and time for taking the TOEFL test! The test is controlled in the above Locations five-days seven days (Monday through Friday), twice-a-day. September to December is the high season for TOEFL test, so on the off chance that you expect to take the test amid this period, you have to enroll early (say 90 days ahead of time) to get a date of your decision. Something else, enrolling no less than three days ahead of time is obligatory. The test keeps going about four hours.
Qualification and Fees
Anybody and everybody is qualified for taking the TOEFL test - there are no limitations in view of age or capabilities. The test scores are substantial for a long time, i.e., most colleges acknowledge scores up to two years of age.