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Toefl  

Q.14

What is TOEFL?
Q.15 Which sections are included in TOEFL?
Q.16 What is included in Reading Comprehension Section ?
Q.17 What is included in Listening Comprehension Section ?
Q.18 What is included in Structure and Written Expression Section ?
Q.19 What is included in Essay Writing Section ?
Q.20 How are Sections of Toefl scored?
Answers
Q.14 What is TOEFL?
Ans The TOEFLTM (Test of English as a Foreign Language?) test measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.
Q.15 Which sections are included in TOEFL?
Ans The TOEFL includes 4 sections: Listening Comprehension, Structure and Written Expression, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary, Essay Writing
Q.16 What is included in Reading Comprehension Section ?
Ans Reading measures the ability to understand academic reading material.
Q.17 What is included in Listening Comprehension Section ?
Ans Listening measures the ability to understand English as it is used in colleges and universities.
Q.18 What is included in Structure and Written Expression Section ?
Ans Speaking measures the ability to speak English in an academic context
Q.19 What is included in Essay Writing Section ?
Ans Writing measures the ability to write in a way that is appropriate for college and university course work.
Q.20 How are Sections of Toefl scored?
Ans
    Speaking:
  • Each of the six tasks is rated from 0 to 4, and the average of these scores is converted to a scaled score of 0 to 30.
  • Human scorers rate the responses. They evaluate the test-taker's ability in topic development, delivery, and language use.
    Writing:
  • The two tasks are rated from 0 to 5, and the average of these scores is converted to a scaled score of 0 to 30.
  • Human scorers rate the responses.
  • Raters evaluate the integrated writing task on the overall quality of the writing (organization, appropriate and precise use of grammar and vocabulary) and the completeness and accuracy of the content. Scorers rate the independent writing essay on the overall quality of the writing:
  • Development
  • Organization
  • Appropriate and precise use of grammar and vocabulary



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