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The TOEFL Junior® Tests

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TOEFL Junior Speaking: Non-academic Listen-Speak Sample Question and Responses

Sample question

Sample response 1

Score description

This response was scored 2.

  • Key information is incomplete and inaccurate. For example, the test taker mentions a museum, not a library. Also, the information about the homework assignment is incomplete.
  • Linguistic errors interfere with listener understanding. For example, "We should get back worksheet at end of visit museum."

Sample response 2

Score description

This response was scored 4.

  • The response is full and appropriate to the task.
  • The key information about the assignment is given coherently, accurately and with some elaboration of detail.
  • Speech is mostly clear and fluid with only minor hesitations.
  • Grammar and word choice are varied and effectively convey meaning.
  • There are occasional errors, but these do not prevent understanding. ("We're going to answer all the research we found in the worksheets," "it's due until next week.")