Most Recent TOEFL Writing Task 1 (Integrated)
Let’s talk about the worst mistake I see in people’s essays when they are preparing for the TOEFL. This is a large, obvious mistake, and it’s completely avoidable, so every time I see it, I feel terrible for the person who wrote the essay. If only they knew this advice, they would score higher! The […]
Finding TOEFL-like passages to practice for TOEFL Reading is reasonably easy—just find a nice medium-length article on an educational website, or read excerpts from first and second-year college textbooks.
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 […]
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 […]