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The TOEFL iBT® Test: Improving Your Speaking Skills

Advice for Speaking
Skill: Speaking about Academic Course Content
Performance Level: Good
Score Range: 26–30

  1. Record yourself and then listen and transcribe what you said.
    • Read a short article from a newspaper or textbook. Record yourself summarizing the article.
    • Transcribe the recording and review the transcription. Think about other ways to say the same thing.
    • Ask a teacher or English-speaking friend to review the transcription and mark any errors.
    • Pay attention to your vocabulary and grammar mistakes.
    • Correct the errors and check your pronunciation.
    • Write down any changes to vocabulary and grammar you think will improve the recording.

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