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Top Tips You Need To Know Before Your TOEFL Exam

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test that evaluates English proficiency of candidates whose native language is NOT English. It is a prerequisite for admission into colleges/Universities where English is official language.

Some Tips for TOEFL candidates are:

  • Keeping track of what version of TOEFL you will be sitting for. Either the Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) or the TOEFL Paper-based Test (TOEFL PBT), be sure of format. Test formats will affect some of TOEFL preparation.

  • Approaching TOEFL with a plan. It is necessary to know strengths and weaknesses as it helps to realise areas in need of focus. For the paper based test, it is necessary to work practice tests and concentrate on weak areas. For internet based, candidate should become familiar with test format provided on official site. ETS provides sample questions for both PBT and IBT on site.

  • Being ready for test conditions and being well rehearsed will maximise TOEFL score. Practice is imperative. Be outfitted to be able to be comfortable in any test room conditions.

  • Increase familiarity with questions and direction before test. Each test section has time limit, learn to use it wisely. Become familiar with directions prior to avoid wasting time going through it during exam time.

  • Improve reading comprehension.

  • Keep structure and written expression as priority. Express yourself clearly and simply. English grammar should be proficient.

  • Familiarise yourself with English language as much as possible to improve listening Comprehension.

  • Plan what you want to write and it will help organise your thoughts to present a more developed idea of what you want to express. Use examples to back your ideas. Leave time for proofreading at the end.

  • The speaking test will also require student to be able to think in English. Organise thoughts before responding.

A good TOEFL score is a must for students who are interested in further education in USA.

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Kanan International can help interested students get into the right college or university in USA.

We have been accredited with AIRC (American International Recruitment Council) and are only the 2nd consultant in India to be so. Senior counsellors guide students about document guidelines, application processes and visa procedure. We work directly with 175+ universities in USA. Kanan International organises regular US university seminars, at which the students can interact with university representatives and answer all their queries.