Try to be unique!
The people who score TOEFL®Test speaking and writing answers hear and read thousands of responses. Many of those responses sound very similar. For this reason, it is a good idea to say and write something a little bit fres…[Read more]
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]
Leave a Unique Impression!
TOEFL®Test markers read many, many essays and/or listen to many, many speaking responses, and what they read or hear begins to sound the same. You should try very hard to make your responses unique, and one way to do that is t…[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]
Outline your Speaking and Writing.
When creating an outline for a TOEFL®Test speaking or writing answer, ask yourself some important questions: 1. Do I have a clear thesis statement (main idea)? 2. Do I have two or three reasons/points? 3. Do I have at lea…[Read more]