EnglishTestPrepReview

TOEFL Main Skills

TOEFL Skills:
 
The main skills correspond to the major sections of TOEFL iBT are: reading, listening, speaking and writing. These are also the main language skills important for effective communication, especially in an academic setting.
 
The TOEFL iBT unique feature is that the primary skills are assessed through independent questions and integrated to simulate the way English is used in real life.
 
The following table describes where to find these questions on the exam.
 
Primary Skills for the TOEFL
 
Skills                 Independent Questions             Integrated Questions
 
Reading                       Yes                                       No
Listening                      Yes                                       No
Speaking                      Yes                                      Yes
Writing                         Yes                                      Yes