The TOEFL iBT® Test: Improving Your Speaking Skills

Advice for Speaking
Skill: Speaking about Campus Situations
Performance Level: Weak
Score Range: 0–9

  1. Take a conversation class. This will help improve your fluency and pronunciation in English.
  2. Practice expressing your opinions on general topics with a partner.
    • Make a list of several activities you both have participated in. Tell your partner why you enjoyed, or did not enjoy, one of the activities.
    • Ask your partner to express his or her opinion about another topic on the list.
    • Tell your partner about a short newspaper article you recently read.
    • Explain to your partner why you found the article interesting or important. Be sure to include details and examples in your explanation.

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