TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) tests the English language skills of non-native students who want to study or work in countries where English is the language of communication. It is an exam developed by ETS (Educational Testing Service). More than 10,000 institutions and agencies in 150 countries rely on TOEFL scores to select students with the English skills needed to succeed.
TOEFL tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. There are two versions of the TOEFL: paper-based,internet-based (iBT). The majority of test centers now use the Internet Based TOEFL (iBT).