TOEFL Writing Task 1 (Integrated)

In TOEFL Writing Task 1, you’ll read a passage, listen to a lecture, and write an essay in response. These articles provide practice tasks, advice, and information on this part of TOEFL Writing.

Note-Taking and Organizing Your Answer in TOEFL Integrated Writing

The TOEFL Integrated Writing Task can be tricky. The passage and the lecture are both fairly complex, and they contradict each other. There’s a lot of important information to be found between the reading and the lecture that challenges parts of the reading. You need to make sure you notice, record, and correctly recall the […]

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How to Score a 5/5 on the TOEFL Essay: Integrated Task

For many students taking the TOEFL, scoring a 5 out of 5 on each of the two TOEFL essays—which would lead to a perfect score of 30 in the writing section—is the ultimate goal. Getting there takes a lot of practice, but it pays off nicely! Scoring so high in one section can counterbalance slightly […]

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How to Revise TOEFL Writing

  Revisions to TOEFL Writing responses should be made based on priorities. You want to revise the most important aspects of the writing first, and then move on to smaller “proofreading” errors (punctuation, spelling, grammar, etc…) if you have time. What are the highest priorities (and lowest) when you revise TOEFL Writing? ETS’s rubrics for TOEFL […]

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