Test 2

Our Test 2 download has the following topics:

Test 2 – Reading:

Like the actual iBT, there are three academic reading passages in our Test 2.

Reading passage 1 is a scientific text on the topic of gravity. It has 13 questions.

Reading passage 2 is a sociological text on social inequality. It also has 13 questions.

Reading passage 3 is a historical text on the construction of Mount Rushmore containing 14 questions.



In other words, there are 40 reading questions in total for TOEFL Test 2.

Test 2 – Listening:

There are six parts to the listening test on our iBT Test 2, just like the real exam.

Part 1 is a conversation between a student and a professor about the student’s absence. Listening test part 1 has 5 questions.

Part 2 of the listening test is a lecture about urban development. This part of the practice listening test has 6 questions.

Part 3 of the practice listening test on iBT Test 2 is a class discussion about educational strategies. There are 6 questions on this part of the practice test.

Part 4 is a conversation between a student and an accommodation officer. It has 5 questions.

Part 5 is a geological lecture about Antarctica containing 6 questions.

Part 6 of the second listening test is a medical lecture about the measurement of brain waves. Part 6 of listening test also 6 has questions.

There are 34 total listening questions on our practice test.

Test 2 – Speaking:

For each of the six parts of the speaking test on Test 2, we include mp3s of advanced student responses for you to hear.

We also provide the texts of the suggested responses to the practice speaking test so that you can learn what kind of grammar and vocabulary examiners look for on this part of the test.

Task 1 of the speaking test is a question about overcoming personal disappointment.

Task 2 of our practice speaking test is a question about conflicts between friends and family.

For Task 3, you will be given 45 minutes to read an announcement about an increase in university fees. Then you will hear a brief conversation about the fee increase. For your third speaking task on TOEFL iBT® Test 2, you will have to sum up the students’ reactions to the announcement.

For Task 4, you will be given 45 minutes to read a brief academic text about population change. Then you will hear a lecture about some additional features of population change. For your fourth speaking task, you will have to sum up the key points about population change from the text and the lecture.

For Task 5 of practice speaking test 2, you will hear two students discussing a problem about a group project. You have to talk about solutions to the problem when you have finished listening to the conversation.

For Speaking Task 6, you will hear a lecture about earthquakes. You will have to give a spoken summary of the key points from the lecture in your response.

Practice Test 2 – Writing:

The first part of the writing test on iBT Test 2 is an integrated task. This means that you will first read a 350-word passage and then hear a lecture.

For the writing part of TOEFL® Test 2, the topic of the 350-word passage is the innovations that occurred during the Middle Ages.

Then you will hear a lecture about the Middle Ages. For Writing Task 1 on Practice Test 2, you will have to prepare a written summary of the points from the reading and the lecture.

The second part of the writing test on the iBT is an independent task. So, there is no reading or lecture for the second task.

TOEFL® Test 2: You will be asked to write an essay about internet usage for writing task 2.

You will need to write your responses for both writing tasks on the screen, using the computer.