Test Of English as a Foreign Language [TOEFL] Law and Legal Definition

Test Of English as a Foreign Language [TOEFL] is a test of English proficiency. TOEFL evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting. The test is designed and administered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) within the U.S. and outside. Usually the TOEFL test is taken by candidates’ whose native language is other than English. ATOEFL test measures the ability of a candidate to read, write and speak English.

A TOEFL score is a prerequisite for admission into many colleges and universities in the U.S. ATOEFL test is offered in two formats:

TOEFL-Internet Based Test; and

TOEFL-Paper Based Test.