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If you are planning to study abroad, the TOEFL 2012 is the one test that can take you anywhere.
In fact, more institutions accept TOEFL test scores than any other test in the world - more than 8,500 colleges, universities and licensing agencies in 130 countries. With more than 4,500 test centers in 165 countries, taking the test is convenient and easy.
What is the TOEFL PBT Test?
The TOEFL PBT Test is a paper-based test that measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write English while performing academic tasks.
What is the TOEFL iBT
The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.
If you took the PBT exam, you will receive a TOEFL test results package which includes:
If you took the iBT exam, you will find your TOEFL test results online.
To earn a score on the TOEFL iBT test, you must do all of the following:
You will receive a score on each section and a total score for the entire test. You will also receive feedback on your performance and a description of tasks that test takers can do within the score range for each level.
For more detailed information on what your score means, see the Performance Feedback Brochure included in this lesson's reference material.
Score reports are mailed approximately 13 days after your test date.
To earn a score on the TOEFL PBT, you must do all of the following:
You will receive a score on each section and a total score for the entire test.
Each correct answer counts equally toward the score for that section. There is no penalty for wrong answers. The total number of correct answers is called the "raw score." Your score for the TWE test is reported separately and is not part of your total score.
Note: Some questions in the test may not count toward the section or total scores.
There is no passing or failing score. Score requirements are established by individual institutions and agencies. TOEFL PBT Scores are valid for 2 years.
Score reports are mailed approximately 5 weeks after your test date.
(adapted from material available at the official TOEFL site)