General strategies that provide you for the TOEFL
Practice Speaking Section:
Brainstorm your thoughts or responses for speaking section using the following prompts.
- What is your favorite book? Explain why is it your favorite?
- Where do you like to go for your honeymoon? Describe the place and explain why do you to go there?
- How do you to spend your time when you have nothing to do? Describe the activity and explain why do you to do this activity?
- What is the most valuable gift you have ever received in your life? Describe it and explain why was is special to you?
Choose an opinion:
- Some people prefer to study at private university while others prefer to study at a public university. Which do you prefer and why?
- In some cities, public transportation is a reliable way to get around? Which one do you prefer: public transportation of your own vehicle to get around?
- Some people prefer to talk on the phone, but others prefer to text. Which means of communication do you prefer? Support your claim with strong and convincible examples
As TOEFL iBT is delivered only online, you need to understand some basic functions of computer. For example, you should know how to type so that it can help you in writing a great deal.
The week before the test:
You cannot cram for TOEFL, but you can do something in the final week of your preparation.
Review Strategies: You might have learned the strategies in some book before. So you review them and make sure you are comfortable with them.
Review tasks: Before the test, you should make sure to review the four tasks of TOEFL (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing). Get acquaintance with the formant and question types.
Know the directions: The direction of each task would not change, so master the directions before the test day in order not to waste your time reading them on the day of the test.
Warm up questions: Look back at the questions you went through them before and review how did you answer them. Note any answer and question types that were difficult for you and review them over and over.
Formats: Make to review the formats for speaking and writing tasks.
Favorite list: Review your favorite academic word list that you have compiled them during your studies because you can easily remember them on the test day.