Know the English Language Test Types!

Test of English as Foreign Language or what we called as TOEFL is an English proficiency test for foreign speakers whose mother tongue is not English. There are three formats in the TOEFL test: CBT which is a computer-based test, IBT which is an Internet-based test, and PBT which is a paper-based test. The minimum required test values vary for each test. For example for CBT is in the range of 200-500, for PBT is 500 to 600, and for IBT is 90-120. TOEFL is a Basic English language test that must be done if you are interested to take the test it will be better if you visit the website first.


IELTS or International English Language Testing System is an English language proficiency test devoted to English with English accent (British English). However, certificates from IELTS remain recognized by companies and universities in various countries such as Australia, Canada, the UK, and New Zealand. The IELTS score has a range of values from 0 (zero) to 9 (nine). Educational institutions or companies abroad usually require a minimum score of 5.5 – 7.

Test of English for International Communication or TOEIC is usually more inclined for work purposes. This test measures the ability of a person to communicate in the work environment and communications in general, such as receiving phone calls, sending email, and so forth.