Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor

The TOEFL® iBT is the English exam for entry into American Universities. Most universities request a score of 80-100 out of 120. The exam is set by the American Educational Testing Service (ETS) and consists of four parts:

  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening

Sections of the test require you to use multiple skills. In addition there is a strong emphasis on note-taking.

Intakes: every month
Class: twice weekly / Saturday

Workshop Preparation: 16 hours
Duration: 32 hours

Why TOEFL at Taylor’s Language Centre?
Our 16-hour workshop can be completed in 1 month. The iBT exam is computer based,thus your lessons will take place in an English language computer lab equipped with the official TOEFL software imported from the US. This will ensure realistic training that closely simulates the real exam.

Our teachers are not only experts in English exams but they are also fully qualified in IT. Your ability to use and get the most out of the software during the exam will give you an invaluable advantage!

We will not only guide you in examination techniques, but also on the subjects that are likely to come up. You would be advised on the choice of magazines and journals you should read in our extensive library to maximise your familiarity with examination subjects. Our library also features TOEFL exam books and CDs that can be used without a computer.

Besides official software and materials you will be exposed to, we have also developed our own l in-house material to give you the best possible chance of succeeding in the exam.

By The End of the Workshop:

  • You will have learned the exam skill-set required to pass the examination
  • You will know your current TOEFL iBT score
  • You will have an action-plan to maximise that score

Beyond The Test
Taylor’s University has the largest American Degree Transfer program in Malaysia, enabling you to study towards an American degree in Malaysia. We also offer a placement service that will assist you in getting to your choice of University. * TOEFL is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service.

Internet-Based TOEFL FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

The TOEFL Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication; speaking, listening, reading and writing. The test helps students demonstrate they have the English skills needed for success.

Q : When will the TOEFL iBT be available?
A : Educational Testing Service (ETS) is introducing the new test in phases

Q: Will the new test be more difficult than the current test?
A : The TOEFL iBT Reading and Listening sections are not dramatically different from those on the current TOEFL test. The integrated tasks on the TOEFL iBT Speaking and Writing sections maybe considered more challenging because they are new to test takers. However, to succeed academically in English-speaking colleges and universities, students need to be able to combine their language skills in the classroom.

Q: When will the new test be given?
A : The new test will be administered on fixed dates at the designated test centres.

Q : Who should take the TOEFL?
A : The TOEFL exam determines whether a student whose native language is not English, has the appropriate level of English to succeed in universities in the US or Canada. Whoever that wishes to apply to study in the US or Canada needs to sit for the TOEFL test.

Q : Is TOEFL only applicable for Universities in US or Canada?
A : Most of the Universities in US or Canada would prefer TOEFL but you can check if the Universities also accept IELTS.

Q : Where can I find the official website for TOEFL programs and services?
A : http://www.toefl.org

Q : How do I register for TOEFL?
A : Registration opens two months in advance of the first administration in each country. Candidates will be able to register online, by phone or by mail.

Q : When are the scores available and what does my score report include?
A : A printed score report will be mailed from ETS to you and your designated score recipients approximately 14 days after the test. Your score report will include each score from the four sections; Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing and the total score.

Q : How will I be graded in each section?
A : The new score scale is shown below
Listening: 0 – 30
Reading: 0 – 30
Speaking: 0 – 30
Writing: 0 – 30
Total Score: 0 – 120

Q : What is the test fee and the preferred mode of payment?
A : The test fee is USD$140. The preferred mode of payment is through credit card, money order, international money order or bank draft (international).

Q : How and when payment is due?
A : All test payments must be made in full, be dated within 90 days of the date of receipt at ETS, have the correct numeric and written dollar amount, and have appropriate signature(s). Post-dated cheques will not be accepted. Bank drafts, money orders, cheques, and Euro cheques in US dollars must be drawn on a bank in the US. The bank name and its address should be pre-printed on the face of the check. By sending your cheque, be aware that you are authorizing ETS at its discretion to use the information on your check to make a one-time electronic debit from your account for the amount of your check; no additional amount will be added. If you do not submit the correct fee, your registration or request for service will be returned. Scores will not be released if a payment is returned for any reason.

Q : What do I need to bring on the day of the test?
A : Official identification. This would mean your passport, or your NRIC and a letter confirming you are a student from your program office. Your identification will be checked before you are admitted.

Appointment confirmation number: This will be given to you when you have scheduled your appointment

Names of institutions and departments: To which you would like to have your scores sent. At the test centre, you will be provided with lists from which to make your selections. Institutions are listed by country or state. You will also need to choose the school type (undergraduate, law, graduate or graduate school of management) and department code (for graduates only)

Q : How many kinds of TOEFL tests are there?
A : There are currently 3 kinds of TOEFL test being used around the world.
1. The new Internet-Based TOEFL Test (iBT) currently being used in the US, France, Italy, Germany, Canada and Malaysia.
2. The Computer-Based TOEFL (CBT) still being used in some countries such as Japan and Korea. According to ETS, this test will be completely phased out by the end of 2006.
3. The paper and pencil TOEFL, also called the Institutional TOEFL. However, Universities and colleges normally do not accept this test for admission unless it is used in a local context. There are no plans to phase out this test.

Q : Which kind of TOEFL test do I need to take?
A : The student must check with the Educational Institution. Different universities accept different TOEFL tests.

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Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus Contact Details

No. 1 Jalan Taylor’s,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,

Phone: +6(03)5629 5000
Fax: +6(03)5629 5001
Email: admissions@taylors.edu.my