TOEFL will now have a new, more modern task “Writing for Academic Discussion”, which will replace the previous individual writing task. The reading section was also shortened and all unscored questions were removed.
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) today announced a number of changes and corrections to the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Under the revised rules, the TOEFL iBT test time was shortened by one hour. The test can now be completed in less than two hours, compared to three hours previously.
To that end, the test will have a new, more modern ‘School Discussion Writing’ task, which will replace the previous individual writing task. The reading section was also shortened and all unscored questions were removed.
Also, the registration process is simplified. Test takers can make an account and register for faster available TOEFL iBT test dates. Registration will open in July 2023.
One of the biggest changes is that, in addition to receiving real-time notifications of status score changes, candidates can now see the official score release date after completing the test.
Additionally, test takers who have already registered to take the TOEFL iBT test can change their test date at no charge if they wish to take advantage of these new enhancements, or move their test date forward before arrival. . valid. Reschedulers can reschedule from their TOEFL account free of charge until April 30, 2023. Modernized versions of the TOEFL iBT Free Practice Test and TOEFL iBT Practice Set are also available on the TOEFL website.