TOEFL - You will have 3 - 5 reading selections of twenty minutes each. Reading materials are academic in nature. Questions are multiple choice.
TOEFL - The listening selection very different from the IELTS. In the TOEFL, you will have 40 - 60 minutes worth of listening selections from lectures or campus conversations. Take notes and respond to multiple choice questions.
TOEFL - Two written tasks are required on the TOEFL and all writing is done on the computer. Task one involves writing a five paragraph essay of 300 to 350 words. Note taking is important as the second task asks you to take notes from a reading selection in a text book and then a lecture on the same topic. You are then asked to respond using notes by writing a 150 - 225 word selection integrating both the reading and listening selection.
TOEFL - Once again the speaking section differs greatly between the TOEFL and the IELTS exams. On the TOEFL you are asked to record responses on the computer of 45 - 60 seconds to six different questions based on short descriptions / conversations. The speaking section of the test lasts 20 minutes.