Why take TOEFL?

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language tests in the world, the other being the IELTS.

TOEFL is a trademark of the Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private non-profit organization, which designs and administers the tests. ETS issues official score reports which are sent independently to institutions and are valid for two years following the test.

The TOEFL® test is a highly respected English-language proficiency test that can get you noticed by thousands of universities all over the world. When you choose the TOEFL® test, you’re showing universities that you’ve got what it takes to succeed in an academic environment.

TOEFL scores are accepted by more than 11,000 universities and other institutions in over 150 countries, including over 905 of universities in the U.S., over 80% of programs in Canada, 100% of all universities in Australia and New Zealand, most universities in French and Germany, and more than 98% of the universities in UK.

TOEFL Test Format

The TOEFL iBT® test has four sections and is taken on a computer at secure, authorized test centers. The convenient structure allows you to take the test in about 3 hours, instead of over two days. You can watch the official TOEFL test structure video from ETS here.

SectionTimeNo. of QuestionsOverview
Reading54—72 minutes30—40 questionsRead passages, then respond to questions
Listening41—57 minutes28—39 questionsListen to lectures or a classroom discussion, then respond to questions
BREAK10 minutes
Speaking17 minutes4 tasksSpeak into a microphone about familiar topics and discuss material you read about and listened to
Writing50 minutes2 tasksRead a passage, listen to a recording and then type your written response
Note: The TOEFL® Paper-delivered Test is offered in locations where testing via the Internet is not available. 
  • Score requirements are set by individual colleges and universities.
  • You’ll receive a score from 0 to 30 for each section and a total score of 0 to 120 for the entire test.
  • Scores are valid for two years after your test date.

TOEFL Test Centres in Lagos

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Dragnet Prometric Test Center, Katia Gardens,
Plot 1676, 3rd Floor, Oladele Olashore Street, Off Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria

Delivery Mode: CBT

Test Center: Federal College of Education(Technical) – Akoka

St. Finbarrs College Road,
Lagos, Nigeria 23401

Delivery Mode: CBT

TOEFL Preparatory Course

Aquila Training Centre has a course to prepare candidate for TOEFL. For details about the TOEFL Preparation Course, click on TOEFL Course.

Free Downloads of TOEFL Materials

TOEFL Test Structure Video (ETS)

TOEFL Practice Tests