This passage continues from a short series on the Listening Section of the TOEFL-iBT®, and a larger guide reviewing all the sections of this test.
TOEFL Listening Section
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes This post is the continuation of the first installment of the series, The Reading Section – Audios – TOEFL-iBT® (2/4). If you are new here, I would recommend starting from there in order to understand this better by clicking here (LINK TO The Listening Section Overview – TOEFL-iBT® (1/4)). If …
The Listening section is the second part of the TOEFL-iBT test. you will have this section right after completing the Reading section. And just like it, it will be affected by the long format variable.
This section will usually take 41-57 minutes long. Depending on whether you get the short or long format in this section.
The best thing to do is to be prepared for the long format as we will only know which format we receive when we start the test.
Now by far this is on the top 3 challenges any student can have when preparing for a standardized test, along with grammar and structuring your responses and to be honest there isn’t a super fast way to increase your vocabulary. It takes months or years to get to a very high level of vocab, depending on your starting point and how much you actually practice.
As you know during 3/4 of this test you will have to take notes. You will be doing this during The Listening Section, The Speaking Section, and The Writing Section. However, you must be aware that this is not an easy skill to master here is a shortlist of things that I have compiled and applied with my students to help them improve their writing skills as fast as they can.
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes Getting a high score on the TOEFL test is essential for whatever institution you are applying to. Nevertheless, obtaining that score is not as easy as it may sound. A lot of effort and time needs to be placed into studying, preparing, improving and repeating everything. So, here I brief …
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes A lot of students have had the desire or need to prepare for an international test of English, whether to obtain or continue their tertiary degree abroad, to enter a transnational company or as a necessary document for an immigration process. After many hours of research and preparing students for …