Hugo’s English was poor and had much difficulty speaking and writing in English. A non-native speaker, Hugo wanted to enter into a U.S. university for he can major in Mathematics. However, most U.S. universities require you to take some sort of TOEFL as an enrollment requirement. Having written that he wanted to score above 100 to secure his enrollment status, Hugo subscribed to Michael’s Online TOEFL Course “The 7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT.” Hugo even made the decision to purchase Michaels renowned speaking service. With this service, Hugo and Michael targeted his flaws and completed various lesson plans to improve his academic English- one on one.
In the beginning, Hugo had much difficulty pronouncing words in English. Needing to improve his ability to sound vowels and consonants, Hugo probably figured it would be best to work in the pronunciation section of Michael’s 7 Step System. In Michael’s pronunciation section, Hugo worked on numerous drills and practice test in order to help him in the instruction of the stress, intonation, and pausing of words. As for Michael’s renowned speaking service, Hugo and Michael worked together through the Voxopop Discussion Group to improve his stressing and pausing of certain words. As a result, Hugo began enunciating words with better pronunciation and moved on to practice his speaking accuracy.
In a like manner, with Michael’s speaking section, Hugo was given many integrated and independent practice tests, plus 100′s of skill-building exercises in order to help him speak academic English with proper accuracy. Correspondingly from these practice tests, Hugo was getting responses back from iBT Speaking and Writing specialist Michael Buckhoff daily to ensure him of his speaking accuracies and proficiencies. As a result, Hugo began scoring 24/30 in many speaking assignments. Although for Hugo to succeed on the TOEFL, he still needed to perform well in Michaels writing section.
With Michael’s writing section, Hugo furthered his academic English by improving his writing organization, delivery, and topic development. Through hundreds of skill-building exercises and various independent and integrated practice tests in Michael’s writing section, Hugo and Michael worked repeatedly to target and improve his academic writing. As a result, Hugo began scoring 26/30 in many writing practice assignments. With all this in mind, Hugo’s knowledge in pronunciation, speaking, and writing improved drastically.
At the end of the day, because of Michael’s full service and comprehensive lesson plans- Hugo scored 103/120 on the TOEFL iBT with R-27, L-25, S-24, and W-27. With these scores, Hugo should be well on his way to majoring in Mathematics here in the USA. If you not able to find success with TOEFL, consider enrolling to see if this course is for you.