The full form of TOEFL is ‘Test of English as a Foreign Language’ that is an examination taken to check the proficiency of the foreign students in English, mainly who seek admission in the universities of English speaking countries. Even many professional institutions ask the applicants to pass this TOEFL Examination; mainly if they belong to the non-English speaking countries.
As it is a well known English testing examination taken by Educational Testing Service (ETS), huge numbers of students apply for this test every year. But they need to know about TOEFL exam preparation, to pass this examination successfully with good marks.
Requirements of prestigious universities regarding TOEFL score
When a person applies for higher studies in any foreign university, he/she will find that different universities have various demands regarding the percentage obtained by the candidate at the TOEFL examination, as the eligibility criteria for joining these universities’ academic programs. These requirement scores again vary according to the subject area chosen by the candidate for higher studies. Usually, the list of the essential scores in TOEFL can be obtained online, from where the candidates can get an idea about the percentage that they will have to score in their TOEFL examination, to be admitted into their chosen universities.
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Preparation guide for TOEFL Examination
ETS, the examination authority of TOEFL releases some practice materials for the benefits of the aspiring examinees, so that they can hone their skills in English and ensure success in this test. These TOEFL study materials consist of sample question papers of this examination, some model test papers for the practice of the examinees, various information and tips on preparing for this examination, as well as some useful chapters on the development of English communicative skills. There are a number of preparation materials that can help in English skill development of the TOEFL candidates.
- There is TOEFL Value Pack in affordable price that offers many sample test papers, study materials and reports on the TOEFL score.
- The students can also enroll on TOEFL Practice Online, where the examinees can direct take sample tests online and get an idea about this examination, by answering the model questions online and get the report of this practice test within 24 hours of giving this test, so that the candidates can understand their weakness in listening, reading, writing and speaking English. These online practice tests can be taken number of times at any time of the day, as per the convenience of the examinees.
- TOEFL Practice Online Speaking Series is another preparation help offered by ETS, the organizer of TOEFL examination. This practice material contains many questions and answers from the previous years’ TOEFL question papers, along with the facility of improving the English speaking skills by using the online Speech Rater of ETS for detecting the faults in the English communication of the candidates, with suggestions of eliminating those weaknesses.
ETS releases many other useful course material sets for the preparation of TOEFL examinees, to ensure their success in this examination with high grades, so that they can get admission in their chosen universities and pursue their dreams.