What does the speaking part of this course include?
This online course offers TOEFL iBT speaking practice to help students score higher than 26 points.
Listening transcript for the video: The speaking section of this Online TOEFL Course is designed with the assumption that many students want to score higher than 26 points.
First of all, skill-building independent and integrated lessons familiarize students with the TOEFL speaking question types and teach students how to decode and organize coherent responses, all the while delivering rich details.
Second of all, students get exclusive access to a Voxopop Discussion Group in which they post responses to 300 independent and 30 integrated TOEFL iBT practice tests. Practice makes perfect, right?
Third of all, TOEFL iBT speaking specialists evaluate students’ speaking practice tests according to the official independent and integrated rubrics Educational Testing Service uses and then give recommendations for how students can improve their speaking proficiency.
For example, after Hassan posted a speaking practice test, the TOEFL iBT speaking specialist realized that Hassan needed to have more coherent organization to this ideas and recommended that Hassan study Speaking Lesson 7, which demonstrates four effective cohesive devices to use when completing a TOEFL speaking task.
In another situation, a TOEFL iBT speaking specialist noticed that Suma was having problems with intonation, so the specialist recommended that Suma study Pronunciation Lesson 36-40, all of which explain the basic and complex intonation patterns of American English.
Finally, Letha, who had taken the TOEFL iBT four times, each time scoring 22-23 on the speaking section, started posting speaking practice tests in this Online TOEFL Course. Her TOEFL iBT speaking specialist, noticing that she was having language use problems, particularly with subject verb agreement, sentence variety, and gerunds and infinitives, recommended that she study Grammar Lesson 12, 16, and 24.
In these cases, Hassan, Suma, and Letha got personalized audio comments from TOEFL iBT specialists so that they could solve topic development, delivery, and language use problems.These students scored 26 or higher on the speaking section of the TOEFL exam.
The following demonstrates the type of speaking feedback students can expect after joining this Online TOEFL Course. In fact, this feedback is part of the monthly subscription fee, adding even more value to this Online TOEFL Course.
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