TOEFL, ie Test of English as a Foreign Language ('Test of English as a Foreign Language') – is an international examination, which was created and is managed by an American company called Educational Testing Service (ETS). ETS – a non-governmental non-profit organization located in Princeton, New Jersey. The main purpose of TOEFL – to assess the English proficiency of foreign students wishing to study in the U.S., Canada, and most universities in Europe English specialties. Since 1964 about 20 million students in more than 165 countries have taken the test. Suffice it to say that today take the TOEFL 470 centers in 170 countries. This is not surprising: TOEFL score is a prerequisite for admission to more than 2400 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada and other English speaking countries. The results of this test is required for admission of students or graduate students who have been studying in another language, U.S.
universities and in Europe. In addition, the TOEFL is required for participation in many programs overseas internships in institutions where teaching is in English. Some scientific and professional certification programs also require applicants to take TOEFL. The new TOEFL iBT test in the Internet version was introduced in 2005. Hand it is possible only in specially protected centers around the world. This test was launched in the U.S. and Canada in 2005, some countries in Europe in 2006, our country has this kind of test first appeared in 2007.
TOEFL iBT is different from other variants of TOEFL that: During the test checked 4 basic language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing in terms of ability to use English as medium of communication. The test is delivered via the internet in a specially equipped centers around the world. Once these centers are beginning to work, computer and paper test versions will no longer be available in those cities, home of the TOEFL iBT. Such changes in the TOEFL test were dictated by the need to test the ability of the candidate to communicate in an academic environment. Upon delivery of the test requires candidates to demonstrate the following skills: read, listen and answer the question on the basis of information received; listen and then say, answering the question; read and listen to the information and then answer the question in writing. This version of the TOEFL iBT test involves checking speaking skills, and lasts for 4 hours. Sign up for delivery, as well as get acquainted with the free version of the TOEFL iBT test please visit / toefl. This site also contains information on the nearest dates of testing. Pass the exam TOEFL iBM in Ukraine can be a certified centers in cities such as Kiev, Kharkov, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa and Simferopol.