TOEFL iBT Student Generated Materials
published by Amir Kamel
TOEFL iBT Writing
The TOEFL iBT Writing consists of two separate tasks. The first task is called the Writing Independent Task. You will be given a short prompt and asked to write an essay based on that prompt. You will have thirty minutes to write the essay.
The second task is the Writing Integrated Task. In this task ou will read a short passage, listen to a brief lecture on the same subject as the passage, and then write an essay based on the reading and listening exercises. You will have ...
TOEFL Essay Writing Tips
published by K C
I. Before you begin:
I. Relax and feel confident.
II. Remember that you have 30 minutes to write your essay. Use your time wisely.
III. You may write your essay on the computer or on paper. Choose the one you are MOST comfortable with.
IV. You can write an excellent essay if you remember all these tips!
II. Understanding the TOEFL question:
There are different types of TOEFL questions. You never know which question you will receive, so you must be prepared to write on ALL the ...
Common Spelling Mistakes in TOEFL iBT Essays
published by TOEFL fan
Improve your TOEFL iBT writing score by avoiding common spelling mistakes.
Ugh. There's no doubt about it--spelling in English is hard work. The good news, however, is that you don't have to worry too much about it: everybody makes spelling mistakes in English sometimes! Even native speakers of English have problems with spelling.
Theoretically, your TOEFL essay should be perfect, free of any misspellings. The reality is that everbody sometimes makes a mistake, even the native speaker. ...
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 ...
iBT Speaking and Writing - how do they stack up to the real thing? (Part 1)
published by Kalina Koleva
As an English language educator based for a long time in South Korea, I have to confess to being rather heartened when rumors began to circulate in the market about the arrival of iBT - a new "next generation" Internet-based version of the TOEFL.
Having gone through the experience of preparing Korean teenagers for TOEIC, then CBT (Computer-Based TOEFL) - as the market swung around somewhat chaotically through such test fads - I was looking forward to the idea of more integrated skills and ...
TOEFL iBT Writing skills
published by Vincente Cormier
The last section of the TOEFL is Writing, which lasts for about 50 minutes. It consists of two parts: the integrated writing task (150-225 words) and the independent writing task (300-350 words).
If you feel overwhelmed by the thought of writing so much in such a short time, remember that writing is a skill that can be developed. Many TOEFL guidebooks, such as Delta , Longman , Cambridge , and Barron's , present detailed strategies to help you organize and focus your writing. They also provide ...
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