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TOEFL iBT Guide 2023: Your Complete Test Companion

Provide comprehensive guidance and expert tips for each section of the TOEFL iBT test. Include valuable insights, study techniques, and practice resources to help test takers excel in their TOEFL journey.

The TOEFL iBT test is the premier test of academic English communication, evaluating your reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills. The total test duration is just under 2 hours, with 30 minutes allotted for check-in. Below is an overview of each section:

SectionTimingQuestions/TasksDescription
Reading35 minutes20 questionsRead passages and respond to questions.
Listening36 minutes28 questionsAnswer questions about brief lectures or classroom discussions.
Speaking16 minutes4 tasksTalk about a familiar topic and discuss material you read and heard.
Writing29 minutes2 tasksRead a passage, listen to a recording, and type your response. State and support an opinion in an online classroom discussion.

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