TOEFL at BLC
If TOEIC has established itself with BULATS among recruiters and major internationals schools, the TOEFL is with the IELTS the benchmark of universities especially Anglo-Saxon. So you don’t have to pass it to mention it on his CV.
On the other hand, an honourable score at the TOEFL is generally required to attend university courses in English, anywhere in the world.
TOEFL: What are the characteristics?
The TOEFL is published by ETS Global and offers the TOEFL in two forms.
The TOEFL IBT assesses the 4 language skills:
oral comprehension, written comprehension, speaking, written expression.
This is the “historic” TOEFL required by most universities. The TOEFL IPT assesses two language skills:
oral comprehension, written comprehension, grammatical knowledge.
Validity of the TOEFL: it has a validity of 2 years for both versions.
Your score is between 57 and 86 points.
You are at the “Threshold” level or a B1 level on the CECRL level scale.
You are able to understand the essentials of clear, standard language in familiar situations.
You can manage in most situations when you travel.
You have the ability to produce a simple and coherent discourse on familiar topics and in your areas of interest.
Your score is between 87 and 109 points
You are at the “Independent” level or a B2 level on the CECRL level scale.
You are able to understand the essential content of concrete or abstract subjects in a complex text.
You can communicate with a degree of spontaneity and ease that make you able to have a conversation with a native.
You know how to express yourself clearly on a wide range of topics as well as expose the pros and cons of different possibilities.
Your score is between 110 and 120 points
You are of the “Autonomous” level or a C1 level on the CECRL level scale.
You are able to understand a wide range of long and demanding texts.
You can communicate spontaneously without looking too much for your words.
You can express yourself on complex topics in a clear and structured way.
TOEFL: How to prepare?
The best preparation is to achieve the right level of English. If you want to prepare for this certification in order to optimize your score, we offer TOEFL preparations in most of our partner centres. We invite you to contact the BLC closest to you to find out what preparations are possible.