TOEFL listening section consists of two types of conversations i.e formal and informal. It is common for expecting classroom speeches, seminars or informal discussion among two classmates on TOEFL listening test. You may encounter 4 to 6 lectures with their related paragraphs and questions according to your luck. Suppose, if this test contains trial section questions, then listening session may end up to 90 minutes.
One the most difficult section in TOEFL is listening segment in my personal view. While performing this section you require more concentration and also you need to apply all your reading skills. Honestly, a TOEFL listening section will be very easy unless you give your complete dedication and focus to it.
The content of TOEFL listening test section varies from different subjects under discussion. It means you can expect the topics from politics to physics, computer science or philosophy. Many of the questions will be easily answerable. Hence, it is advisable that you should not take it for granted and need to do a lot of practice with different practice papers to avoid getting surprised in your final TOEFL listening test.
The questions will not be repeated once you have moved to the next question, as well as you cannot get the recorded one. Hence it is necessary to pay good attention to the audio and take notes. And always a good memory power will help you a long way to crack the TOEFL Listening section.
The above points would be enough to get started preparing for TOEFL listening test.