What are “Integrated Tasks”?
On the speaking and writing sections of TOEFL®Test, you will have to do some integrated tasks. These tasks involve listening and reading. Integrated tasks require you to understand the opinions of others and how readings an…[Read more]
Listening,Reading,Speaking,Vocabulary & Grammar,Writing
Set your objectives to achieve your goals!
Setting goals is an important part of learning. What is your goal? Think carefully about this. Now, what are the steps that will take you toward that goal? These smaller steps can be called objectives. An objective might be som…[Read more]
There is only one way to become comfortable and skilled: practice. The more you practice, whether it's reading, listening, speaking, or writing, the more you will improve. But make sure your practice is "mindful" or "deliberat…[Read more]
Make the Logical Inference.
On the reading and listening sections of TOEFL®Test, you will have to answer inference questions. Inference questions ask you to "infer" something. This means that you understand something that is not stated directly. Inst…[Read more]
Always Think About Purpose.
Whenever you read or listen, you should be trying to understand the purpose of the author or speaker. The purpose can usually be described with a verb plus a topic. Is the person explaining, classifying, defining, or describing…[Read more]
Be aware of ‘Rhetorical Purpose Questions’.
On the listening section, some questions will replay part of the conversation or lecture and ask you why the speaker says something. These questions are testing whether you can understand idiomatic expressions, mood or feeling,…[Read more]
The Main idea can’t be too general or specific.
Both the reading and listening sections will give you "main idea" or "main topic" questions. These questions ask you to identify the overall idea or topic of the passage or lecture. Be careful! Don't choose something that is too g…[Read more]
Everything you need in order to answer is in the passage.
You will see a lot of different topics in the reading and listening passages on TOEFL®Test. They could be about science, art, history, psychology, or just about anything else that someone might study at university. However…[Read more]
Use W5 Questions to create your responses.
You will see fact questions in both the reading and listening sections of TOEFL®Test. For fact questions, you need to answer “W___” questions (what, where, when, why, who, and how) with details, definitions, or descriptions. …[Read more]