TOEF Writing Section
The TOEFL iBT test Writing section assesses the capability of you to compose in English in an academic/ campus environment, and also to communicate your ideas in a succinct organized manner.
Overview of TOEFL Writing
|Writing Section Task||Read a passage, listen to a recording, type your response|
|Number of Questions||2 Tasks|
|Time Duration||50 minutes|
|Score Range||0 – 30|
|Type of Questions||Writing|
There are 2 writing tasks.
The entire Writing section contains 2 tasks – (1) Integrated writing task and (2) Individual writing task.
Integrated writing task (20 minutes):
Read the passage in a quick quantity while listening to brief lecture. Then write on the spot in response the details you have actually read and heard.
Individual writing task (30 minutes):
Write an essay based upon your personal knowledge or experience of your own in response to a provided writing subject.
You’ll write your answers using a keyboard for a computer (or hand write them out for your TOEFL iBT Paper Edition).
Test time: You have 50 minutes to complete the Writing section.
Ratings: Writing tasks are scored according to scoring standards in the Writing scoring Guides (Rubrics) (PDF) using a combination of AI scoring and certified human raters. Ratings are then converted into the scaled section score of zero to thirty.
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