TOEFL PBT Structure
Discover more fundamental details with reference to three sections of the TOEFL Paper Based Test.
TOEFL PBT Structure

toefl_pbt_structure  Section 1: Listening Comprehension

Part A (short conversations) - 30 questions
Part B (2 long conversations) - 8 questions (4 questions per long
conversation)
Part C (3 lectures) - 12 questions (4 questions per lecture)
Total: 50 questions
Time: 35 minutes

  Section 2: Structure and Written Expression

Sentence Completion - 15 questions
Error Identification - 25 questions
Total: 40 questions
Time 25 minutes

  Section 3: Reading Comprehension

5 passages - 50 questions
Total: 50 questions
Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: Approximately 115 minutes
Total Number of Questions: 140

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