All about TOELF by @EnglishTips4U #EngTips

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Hey fellas! After sharing about IELTS last Tuesday, we will be talking about TOEFL today :) Ready? #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:00:30 WIB
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I know I promised to share about the differences of IELTS and TOEFL. However, since I found we haven't shared about TOEFL yet, ... #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:05:04 WIB
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... we'll discuss TOEFL today and talk about the differences between the two, next week :) #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:10:09 WIB
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I'm sure many of you have heard of TOEFL. Admin will share some info on the test today. Let's start ;) #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:15:05 WIB
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1. WARNING: This will be a rather long #EngTips. So I will number the tweets to help you follow the session and THIS is number 1. ;)

19/01/2013 16:20:09 WIB
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2. TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language. It is for non-native speakers wishing to study in American universities. #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:25:01 WIB
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3. It assesses whether you can speak, read, understand & write English well enough to attend college in an English-speaking program.#EngTips

19/01/2013 16:30:10 WIB
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4. You might have heard of different formats of TOEFL test such as CBT, PBT & iBT. Let's have a look at their differences. #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:35:03 WIB
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5. CBT stands for computer-based tests. PBT stands for paper-based tests. And iBT is the Internet-based Test format of TOEFL. #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:40:04 WIB
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6. Today, PBT is used for local purposes only such as graduation prerequisite in certain university, scholarship prerequisite, etc. #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:45:08 WIB
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7. The official institution having the right to issue the test as well as the certificate... #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:50:12 WIB
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8. ... is ETS called TOEFL ITP (Institutional Testing Program). ETS stands for Education Testing System. #EngTips

19/01/2013 16:55:05 WIB
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9. Other institutions are only allowed to conduct TOEFL test when designated or have official cooperation with ETS. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:00:12 WIB
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10. TOEFL ITP test fee is 300,000 but it may vary according to the institution policies holding the test. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:05:07 WIB
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11. TOEFL ITP test is not allowed to be internally held by institutions without official permission from or cooperation with ETS. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:10:09 WIB
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12. TOEFL equivalent, TOEFL prediction, or other names are the common terms to distinct the internally TOEFL test held by... #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:15:13 WIB
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13. ...other institutions from the official ones of ETS. Their test fees would vary and usually below the official TOEFL ITP rate. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:20:08 WIB
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14. CBT (Computer Based Test) version of TOEFL is yet less popular amidst the other types, at least in Indonesia. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:25:02 WIB
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15. Since its introduction in late 2005, iBT has progressively replaced both CBT and PBT. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:30:05 WIB
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17. iBT is today the only official TOEFL test recognized internationally. It is the official proof of your English proficiency. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:40:08 WIB
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18. If you wish to study abroad, you would need to take the iBT format of TOEFL as it is the only internationally recognized format.#EngTips

19/01/2013 17:45:06 WIB
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19. Due to the reason stated in point 18, admin will only talk about the iBT format of TOEFL today. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:50:08 WIB
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20. The 4 hour test consists of 4 modules and all tasks focus on language used in an academic, higher-education environment. #EngTips

19/01/2013 17:55:04 WIB
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21. The 4 modules tested in iBT TOEFL are: Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing. Let's have a look at each of them. #EngTips

19/01/2013 18:00:05 WIB
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22. The TOEFL reading module asks you to read 3 to 4 passages of university level and answer multiple-choice questions about them. #EngTips

19/01/2013 18:05:02 WIB
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