Toefl Changes Coming?

Major changes to the reading, listening and speaking sections of the TOEFL have just been announced. They will start August 1, 2019.

READING SECTION

- Each reading passage will have ten questions instead of 12-14

- The reading section will take 54-72 minutes instead of 60-80 minutes.

LISTENING SECTION

- There will be 3-4 lectures instead of 4-6

- The number of conversations is the same

- The listening section will take 41-57 minutes instead of 60-90 minutes.

SPEAKING SECTION

- There will be just 1 independent question instead of 2

- There will be 3 integrated questions instead of 4

- The speaking section will take 17 minutes instead of 20

OVERALL

- The test will take 3 hours instead of 4

- Score is still 0-120

- Writing section unchanged.