TOEFL Essay Writing Tips

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TOEFL Essay Writing Tips

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.

II.You can write an excellent essay if you remember all these tips!

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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 types of questions. It is very important that you completely understand the question BEFORE you begin to write.

Below are some different essay question types.

1. Choose a point of view and support that view.

Example: Some people believe that university students should be required to attend classes. Others believe that going to classes should be optional for students. Which point of view do you agree with? Use specific reasons and details to explain your answer.

This type of question asks you to look at only ONE side of the issue...the side you agree with. DON'T write about both sides. You tell which side you agree with and support your ideas with details and examples.

2. Describe something.

Example: If you could invent something NEW, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed?

In answering this type of question, you MUST be creative. It asks you to describe something NEW, something that does not exist. You must describe it in...