The TOEFL Junior is a Standard Test of English created by ETS for young learners ages 11-15. With the ever-increasing number of young international students applying for admission to schools in the United States, this test meets the demand for an English language assessment. There are many types of institutions that can use the information provided by the TOEFL Junior tests to help make placement decisions or measure student progress in English: English-language programs, private middle schools, and schools in Non-English speaking countries.
There are two TOEFL Junior tests: Standard (launched in Oct.2010) and Comprehensive (launched in July 2012).
The TOEFL Junior Standard test is administered in paper-based format testing: Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, and Language Form and Meaning. Each section contains 42 questions, and the approximate total testing time is 2 hours, with total score scales ranging from 200-900.
The TOEFL Junior Comprehensive test is administered on computer testing: Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Writing. Each section in Listening Comprehension and Reading Comprehension contains 36 questions, with each of the sections in Speaking and Writing containing 4 questions each. The approximate total testing time is 2:15 hours, with total score scales ranging from 140-160 in the Listening and Reading Comprehension sections, and score scales ranging 0-16 for each the Speaking and Writing sections.
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