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]
Vocabulary & Grammar,Writing
Beware of Collocation when you use Vocabulary.
Learning how to use good vocabulary is much more than just learning the meaning of words. It's equally as important to learn how words go together, or how they collocate. Let's look at an example or two: "Powerful" and "strong"…[Read more]
Make sure that your essay has the four main points.
When you write your independent essay, organization is extremely important. It is better to write a complete essay that lack some detail than it is to write an incomplete, but detailed, essay. Learn how to outline an essay and al…[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]