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About the TOEFL® Primary™ Tests

 

The TOEFL® Primary™ tests are the newest addition to the TOEFL® Family of Assessments, which also includes the TOEFL iBT®, TOEFL ITP® and TOEFL Junior® tests. Based on the heritage of the TOEFL test, the TOEFL Primary tests uphold ETS’s high standards for developing valid and reliable tests that support educational purposes and reflect the latest research innovations.

Put Your Students on the Right Path, Right From the Start

The TOEFL Primary tests are the first step on a student’s path to reaching his or her full potential. The tests measure students’ English communication skills and progress in English classes — and provide meaningful feedback about their abilities to both you and their parents.

The TOEFL Primary tests are designed to:

  • Assess the general English-language proficiency of young students ages 8+
  • Provide a snapshot of each student’s ability in listening, reading and speaking
  • Support teaching and learning by giving information about students’ abilities in relation to a widely accepted international standard

Different Test Components for Students at Different Levels

TOEFL Primary Reading and Listening Test — Step 1

A paper-delivered test of reading and listening proficiencies designed for young students at the beginning stages of learning English

TOEFL Primary Reading and Listening Test — Step 2

A paper-delivered test of reading and listening proficiencies designed for young students who have acquired some communicative English skills

Test Content

TOEFL Primary Reading and Listening Test — Step 1
The Reading and Listening test — Step 1 is intended for students in the earlier stages of English learning and covers:

  • Familiar contexts (school, home, playground)
  • Basic formulaic expressions
  • Basic vocabulary and phrases related to common objects and people
  • Short and simple requests and directions
  • Short and simple text relevant to everyday experiences
Section Number of Questions Number of Examples Total Number of Questions Time
Reading 36 3 39 30 minutes
Listening 36 5 41 30 minutes

The Reading and Listening test — Step 2 is intended for students who have acquired some communicative English skills and covers:

  • Basic expressions, requests, phrases and directions
  • Simple short stories and conversations on topics beyond everyday experiences
  • Unfamiliar words given sufficient amount of contextual clues
  • Simple content-based texts
Section Number of Questions Number of Examples Total Number of Questions Time
Reading 36 1 37 30 minutes
Listening 36 3 39 30 minutes

Score Reports

Score reports and certificates of achievement are meant to be positive and motivational for students. Detailed and comprehensive, score reports highlight what students have accomplished as English-language learners and where they are ready to improve. Fast score turnaround time helps you in planning instruction.

Score reports include a variety of information.

  • Levels that indicate proficiency
  • Proficiency descriptors with meaningful information for each section, including recommendations on next steps that students can take to improve their English-language abilities
  • Scale scores that show progress within levels

    Test Schedule 

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    We offer private testing and group testing in and outside of our testing center. You can pick your own testing date. 

    How to register for TOEFL Primary test Students choose available date and sign up at least 5 days in advance 

    1. Register at the office
    Bring your ID card or passport to our testing center at
    Pudgimelon Education Services,
    Bon Marche Market Park 105/1 Room B303/2
    Thessabansongkhao rd. Ladyao  
    Chatuchak  Bangkok 10900

    2. Register via Email
    Send your ID card or passport photo to this email : panida@pudgimelon.com, mild@pudgimelon.com
    Transfer test fee to
    The Siam Commercial Bank Account Number :  217-207-4911
    Account Name : Dtangmoount by Panida Thepros
    Branch : Bon Marche Market Park

    Test Fee 2,000 Baht (If 2 or more students, the price is 1,500 Baht)
    Contact more about school rate, big group rate Tel 02-954-2168 (Line :@pudgimelon)

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