Dear students, can you spot the grammatical errors? Find the errors and reconstruct the sentences again using the correct grammar. Why don’t call me? Me is waiting. Where you go? I’m coming visit to my grandmother. Who is called? I hope we talk on phone today. I want ..
The Simplest Grammar Indefinite and Definite Articles Listen to the audio below and can you spot the mistakes in the conversation? Take careful notice of how to use indefinite articles and definite articles in this conversation. It is essential to fully comprehend the basic rules ..
Find out which version of the TOEFL you will take Depending on where and when you take the TOEFL test, you will encounter either the Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) or the TOEFL Paper-based Test (TOEFL PBT). Be sure of which format you will use. Your TOEFL score from either test will be accep..
Note taking Just like in a college classroom, you will be allowed to take notes on what you hear and read during the test and then use your notes when answering the questions. Writing On the iBT, the Writing test is 50 minutes and consists of two tasks. For one task, you write i..
TOEFL Listening Common Problem 1: Focus and Memory Because there is a lot of information in the recording, it can be difficult to pay attention the whole time. That’s especially true because the lectures are about topics that maybe you’re not interested in. Can you stay focused on all..
TOEFL Speaking Common Problem 1: Not Knowing the Format The format of the TOEFL speaking section is very specific. If you don’t know the format before you take the test, it can be confusing and much more difficult than it should be. In this week’s video, I mention a short story about ..
TOEFL Writing Common Problem 1: Copying the Text The first of the two essays on the TOEFL is an “integrated” task, meaning it tests not only writing, but also listening and reading skills. So before you start writing, you have to first go through a text introducing a topic, then liste..
Mind-mapping is a type of creative graphic organizing technique, developed by British educationist and author Tony Buzan. It enables users to represent, integrate and connect large amounts of information around a central idea. Because it is holistic rather than linear, it enables you to utilize both..