The Reading section is the first section of the TOEFL, it tests your ability to understand college-level academic reading skills.
The Reading section can be a bit intimidating considering the fact that it has a number of passages that will require candidates to read all and answer questions just within 54 to 72 minutes.
There are some common difficulties candidates encounter with in this section and as expected, these difficulties end up lowering their scores Knowing about these difficulties and learning how to tackle them before your set an exam date will help you ace the Reading section of the TOEFL exam.
Difficulty with time management
Many test takers find it challenging to complete the reading section within the given time limit.
As TOEFL test-takers may notice, an announcement was made on the ETS official website addressing some major changes on the TOEFL test starting August 1st of this year. In the announcement, ETS only mentioned the format changes but is that all they changed in the new TOEFL iBT test? Here’s what you will need to know before you actually take the test.
The total of reading passages in the reading section has now been shortened from 14 questions to 10 questions, which means you will get three or four passages to read. Although this might sound like a great news, you might still get the same amount of passages as the old TOEFL test because there will still be an “experimental” passage. “Experimental” passages are what ETS used to try out their new question banks and see if these questions function the same as