The TOEFL Primary®

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About the TOEFL Primary® Tests

The Right Path. Right from the Start.

Designed for students ages 8+, the TOEFL Primary® tests allow you to measure your students’ English communication skills to guide your teaching goals, monitor student progress and more.

The program offers convenient and flexible tests that:

  • assess the academic and social English-language proficiency of young students
  • provide a snapshot of each student’s ability in listening, reading, writing and speaking
  • support teaching and learning by giving information about students’ abilities in relation to a widely accepted international standard

Reading and Listening Test - Step 1

Designed for students at the beginning stages of learning English.

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Reading and Listening Test - Step 2

Created for students with some communicative English skills.

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Speaking Test

Suitable for students at various levels of English‐language speaking proficiency.

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Writing Test

Suitable for students at various levels of English‐language writing proficiency.

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How the TOEFL Primary® Tests can help you

Detailed score reports provide meaningful score-level descriptors of what students can do and help assist students, teachers and parents set goals for where future learning should focus. As a teacher, you can use the TOEFL Primary® tests to:
  • guide teaching goals
  • monitor progress
  • identify students’ strengths and weaknesses
  • determine instructional plans
  • inform placement decisions, if appropriate
  • focus your work with both individual students and groups
  • shape your communication with parents about student learning

Interested in using the TOEFL Primary® tests in your program?

Choose the tests that are the first step on your students’ path to reaching their full potential. Contact us today to order the tests or learn more.

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