Here are the changes for each section:
- Reading – It will still have 3-4- passages to read but now only 10 questions. They types of questions haven’t changed. You will now have 54-72 minutes to complete it. You have more time for each question in this paper.
- Listening – It will now only have 3-4 lectures to listen to, with 6 questions for each; the number of conversations is still 2-3, with 5 questions for each. The number of questions and question types haven’t changed. You have slightly less time between 41-57 minutes, however, you have less lectures to listen to.
- Speaking – old tasks 1 and 5 have been removed from the test. The speaking test is now only 4 tasks long. This time has also been reduced slightly to 17 minutes.
- Writing – there are no major changes to the writing papers.
Take a look at the official TOEFL IBT website for more details and examples of changes to questions.
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