TOEFL iBT Student Generated Materials
10 Tips to Improve Your TOEFL Essays
published by Manolo G
There are many ways to improve your TOEFL writing, and a lot of these don't involve studying at all. Here's our top ten list:
1. Answer the question
Your grammar may be perfect and your ideas may be great. Even so, if you don't answer the TOEFL question, none of that matters. If the question asks for your opinion, be sure to write about what you think--don't write about what other people think. On the other hand, if the question is about what other people think or do, don't write about ...
ADVICE AND INFORMATION FOR TOEFL
published by Tefik Ali
Preparing for the TOEFL test
1. If you do not have a sound basic knowledge of English, it is best to take English language courses before taking a TOEFL preparation course. TOEFL exam preparation materials are designed to prepare you for the test. They are not designed to teach you English.
2. Begin your TOEFL studies as soon as you decide to take the exam. It will not be useful to try to learn everything the week before the exam date.
3. Study on a regular basis. Thoroughly learning a ...
4 Easy Tricks to Score 110 in TOEFL
published by Niki B
Scoring at least a 110 for Testing of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is not an impossible task. You simply need to start preparing early by first coming up with an effective study plan that will help you ace the test on your first try. But what exactly is the most effective way to prepare for your TOEFL? Read on for 4 easy tricks to score well for your TOEFL test.
1) Choose the best TOEFL self-help guides for you
If you are unfamiliar with TOEFL, it's important that you start ...
New Challenge to TOEFL
published by Bobi Green
The publishing giant Pearson is entering an important and lucrative part of the educational testing field -- English proficiency for foreign students -- by offering an exam that will be significantly different from current models. Most significantly, the Pearson Test of English will provide institutions not only with scores of applicants, but with a digital recording that will allow institutions to determine whether they are comfortable with the proficiency of the test taker. While existing ...
What about your accent?
published by Jon Von
A lot of students worry about whether their accent will affect their score in the Speaking section of the TOEFL. Well, it’s like this. Everyone who speaks English has an accent. So, having an accent is not a problem.
What matters more than accent is clarity. Now clarity itself is composed of two elements:
- The first element is that you must overcome any obvious mispronunciation. This means learning to say “yellow” and not “jello” if you’re a Spanish speaker. Or learning to ...
Speaking and Writing Topics
published by Novak Hop
Do you prefer traveling alone? Or traveling in a group?
What is your definition of a good trip?
Do you think traveling abroad is a waste of time?
What’s the farthest you’ve ever traveled by car/train/boat/plane?
What do you think is the least dangerous country to visit?
Would you travel spontaneously, without a lot of planning?
Do most people in your country like to travel?
What are the most popular places to travel?
Is it important to know English when you travel?
How to Speak Intelligently on Almost Any Subject
published by Simon Fan
This exercise can be done for as little time as you have or as much time as you have; it doesn’t matter. If you do this every day, your English will improve.
Here’s what you do.
1. Print out the list of the 100 most common words.
2. I’ve prepared a list of different types of questions and conversation/speaking topics. Pick any question from this list.
3. Each day, randomly choose words from the list of the 100 most common words in English and use those words to answer ...
Do You Know the 100 Most Common Words in English?
published by Vera H
There are many strategies and philosophies about the best way to learn a language. But no matter how you do it, one thing is certain: All languages are made up of words. If you know the most important words in the language and how to use them, you will be able to communicate well.
I’ll give you an example of what I’m talking about. When I was a university student, I spent 6 weeks studying French in a summer immersion program in Chicoutimi, Quebec. The main language of that city is ...
The Difference Between TOEFL and GRE
published by Wassim Shasw
Those looking to take classes in the U.S. who are from another country will have extra hurdles to cross in order to get accepted into the school of their choice. Extra testing is one of these. If you are looking to enroll in an education program in the United States, yet English is not your first language, you need to be aware of the basic exams you will be asked to take. These may include the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
What the ...
Minimum TOEFL Score – US Universities
published by M O
If you are applying to to U.S. Schools, colleges as an International Student, where English language is not native language, then TOEFL Score is mandatory application requirement. All the schools require you have to minimum TOEFL scores to be considered for admission. Students post lots of questions like:
- What is the minimum TOEFL Score required for admission into U.S. Universities;
- My TOEFL Score is 79, can I get admission in MS;
- What is the Minimum TOEFL score required to get ...
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