Better TOEFL iBT® Test Experience
The English-language test that helps you show admissions officers your best is getting even better! Beginning August 1, 2019, you will benefit from an improved TOEFL iBT® test experience with a shorter test, enhanced score reporting and easier registration. Here’s how.A Shorter Test
TOEFL iBT test time will be shortened by 30 minutes, to just 3 hours, with no changes to the overall test format or question types. In other words, it’s the same fair, reliable, preferred test, just with fewer questions in the Reading, Listening and Speaking sections. You can still finish the test in half a day with no need to return for a second day.
Summary of the test changes:
Before August 1, 2019
After August 1, 2019
3–4 reading passages
each 60–80 minutes
3–4 reading passages 10 questions each 54–72 minutes
4–6 lectures, 6 questions
each 2–3 conversations, 5 questions
each 60–90 minutes
3–4 lectures, 6 questions each 2–3 conversations, 5 questions each 41–57 minutes
• 2 independent
• 4 integrated
• 1 independent
• 3 integrated
The Writing section will remain the same, with 2 tasks taking a total of 50 minutes. The test will still be scored on a 0–30 scale for each section, and 0–120 for the total score.
MyBest™ Scores (섹션별 Score Choice 가능)
This new feature combines your best scores for each section from all of your valid TOEFL iBT scores in the last 2 years. Everyone has a bad day once in a while, and MyBest™ scores give you a way to show your best overall test performance. The best news? You don’t have to do anything to take advantage of this feature. All TOEFL iBT score reports sent after August 1, 2019, regardless of the test administration date, will automatically include MyBest scores along with the traditional scores from your selected test date.