TOEFL practice test

exercises to help you improve your TOEFL score

TOEFL FAQs

frequently asked questions about the TOEFL test

TOEFL Topics Compilation

common topics asked during the TOEFL test

TOEFL 101

basic information about the TOEFL test

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Top Six Ways to Deal with Culture Shock

Some countries, such as the Philippines, have close family ties due to Hispanic influence on family and religion. This culture is evident in extended families that live in compound areas. Where one goes, the other follows. However, as time passes, children develop independence as they grow up; they realize the need to provide for the family even if it means going abroad.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Reasons to Study Abroad

Have you considered studying abroad? It could be one of the most rewarding and life-changing experience you will ever have before venturing into the corporate journey. Those who study abroad gain a wider perspective in life as they experience different cultures and cope with various challenges that living in foreign countries entail.

Friday, February 3, 2017

What to Expect When Taking the TOEFL iBT and PBT

Colleges and universities located in English-speaking countries often require international students to submit evidence of their language proficiency before admission. Likewise, companies, licensing agencies and immigration offices also require a language assessment certificate for overseas employment, professional certification and immigration purposes, respectively.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Scoring Systems of TOEFL PBT and IBT

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized language exam for non-native speakers. More than 9,000 educational institutions and organizations in 130 countries acknowledge it as an accurate measure of an individual’s English proficiency. Though TOEFL was initially a requirement for academic settings, many agencies also recognize its test results for professional licensure, overseas employment and immigration purposes.

Examinees can prepare for the test by enrolling in a TOEFL review center or by self-studying. The latter method is recommended since exam specialists can provide valuable insights and reliable language assessments.  In the Philippines, there are competitive TOEFL review centers in Makati, Manila, Cebu and Davao.

Friday, January 6, 2017

TOEFL iBT for Test Takers with Disabilities

As part of their vision to promote fairness, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) attends to the specific needs of persons with disabilities to give them an equal chance to pass the test as those examinees that do not have health concerns or conditions.

Test takers, regardless whether they have disabilities or none, are encouraged to join TOEFL review centers in the Philippines to prepare them for the exam. These facilities provide assessment exercises and training materials to gauge the students’ English language proficiency and to enhance their skills, respectively. For example, TOEFL review centers in Davao encourage students to participate in practical tests and engage in feedback sessions.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Tips for the TOEFL iBT Reading Test

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) have two types: the Internet-based exam (iBT) and paper-based exam (PBT). The reading subtest for the iBT exam and the PBT exam varies. In the iBT exam, passages are lifted from academic sources. Whereas in the PBT exam, examinees are required to read non-academic materials. Keep in mind that the PBT test is only administered to countries where the Internet is inaccessible, but in general, candidates take the iBT exam.

Friday, November 25, 2016

10 Best Tips on How to Improve Reading in IELTS & TOEFL

The IELTS and the TOEFL are two of the many English proficiency examinations today. Because of the accuracy of these exams, most English-speaking countries require any of these two as a requirement for visa applications. Score requirements are set; thus, any applicant finds ways in reaching these scores for their applications. An IELTS review center and TOEFL review center is the best option in getting ready for the tests.