Erlass Institute has taken the latest step to offer training for TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based Test) which measu. The one-month training program offered a dozen participants from Penerbit Erlangga to know about taking the TOEFL iBT. The test aims to measure English proficiency at the university level for the purpose of academic studies, research, job promotion, scholarships abroad and in Indonesia.
The TOEFL iBT training was held each Saturday morning at 8:00 am to 12:00 noon. Training started on December 5, 2015 and ended on January 9, 2016, under the instructor Miss Theresia from Atma Jaya University. She patiently taught the participants about test-taking techniques as this test is computer-based and lasts 3 ½ hours to 4 hours. During the time of the test, participants must face a computer screen to answer the test questions, read the passages and listen to the conversations and lectures, speak during an interview. Participants must write and speak during this test.
The TOEFL iBT consists of 4 sections including the Reading Test (60-90 minutes); Listening Test (60-90 minutes); Speaking Test (20 minutes) and Writing Test (60 minutes). The TOEFL iBT test is calculated on a scale from 0 to 120 points. Each of the four sections of the test receives a scaled score from 0 to 30. The scaled scores from the four sections are compiled to provide the total score.
In addition to effective test-taking techniques during training, participants need to master a number of other skills in English to get a high score on the TOEFL iBT. They must be familiar with various skills of English language including grammar, vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation. It is important for them to speak, read, listen and write English as much as possible. Additional academic skills help to complete the participants’ abilities such as skimming, making summaries, taking notes and so on.
Participants will have the opportunity to take the TOEFL iBT Pre-test on Saturday morning, December 16, 2016 at the campus of Atma Jaya University. The Pre-test would help them to determine their current levels of English. Then the actual test will be held one week afterwards.
For more information about the TOEFL iBT preparation course, please contact:
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