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TOEFL Certificate: Your Path to English Proficiency

Wall Street English offers TOEFL iBT® preparation courses.

Are you looking to take the TOEFL test to validate your English proficiency? Maximize your chances of achieving a top score on your certification. Wall Street English provides TOEFL preparation and training programs within its English schools. You can select from two types of TOEFL preparation courses that suit your needs:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet-Based Test)

What is the TOEFL iBT®?

The TOEFL iBT® test assesses your ability to use and understand English at a university level. It also evaluates how effectively you combine listening and reading comprehension skills to perform academic tasks.

Recognized worldwide, the TOEFL® iBT (internet-Based Test) is one of the most recognized English exams in Switzerland and abroad, especially for admission to higher education institutions. If you plan to enroll in an international university, the TOEFL is a crucial certification to demonstrate that you are ready to participate in fully English-speaking academic environments!

Who is the TOEFL iBT® designed for?

The TOEFL® is for those who are:

  • Eager to pursue studies at English-speaking universities
  • Applying for scholarships
  • Studying English and seeking to assess their progress
  • Applying for a visa
  • Wishing to certify their English proficiency

For further information about this certification, registration details, and upcoming test dates, please visit the official TOEFL website.

How does the TOEFL test work:

The TOEFL iBT has four sections: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking, and lasts just under 2 hours, but you should allow 2.5 hours, including 30 minutes for registration. Use the table below to see the breakdown of each section of the TOEFL iBT test.

Test Section Time Description
Listening Approximately 36 minutes In this section, you listen to audio recordings. Recordings include conversations, lectures, and group discussions. You then answer questions to assess your listening comprehension.
Reading Approximately 35 minutes This section assesses your ability to understand and analyze written texts. You read passages and answer questions about the content, structure, and details of the texts.
Writing Approximately 29 minutes In this section, you write two essays. The first is a synthesis task in which you must summarize information from a text and an audio lecture. The second is an argumentative essay on a given topic.
Speaking Approximately 16 minutes This section assesses your ability to communicate in English orally through four tasks, including readings, discussions, and recorded responses.

TOEFL Preparation Courses:

If you are considering preparing for the TOEFL test in Switzerland, Wall Street English has the solution for you! Our English language centers, located near the CFF train stations, are accredited to support you in preparing for and succeeding in this exam.

Our training centers use a unique learning method that guarantees the best results. With Wall Street English, students benefit from classes with qualified teachers and have access to online resources and exercises available 24/7. The program includes TOEFL preparation with practice on different test sections and a mock exam.

To learn more about the TOEFL:

The Educational Testing Service (ETS), a private organization, has introduced various international exams, including the TOEFL. Over the years, the ETS TOEFL has been offered in various formats, including paper-based and computer-based versions. Since 2005, the internet-based format, the TOEFL iBT (internet-Based Test), consisting of four sections, has been the official version administered to candidates. To date, over 30 million individuals worldwide have taken this test.

The TOEFL is scored on a scale of 0 to 120, with each of the four sections (Reading , Listening , Writing , and Speaking) being scored out of 30 points. The test primarily consists of multiple-choice questions. Most English-speaking universities typically require a minimum score of 88 out of 120.

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