Class Type:

Online 1:1

Start Date:

Monday

Entry Level

A2 Level

Minimum Lesson

20 Lessons (50 Minutes) / 4 Weeks

Course Duration

12  Weeks

Teachers

Filipino 1:1 / Native 1:1

Course Description

The TOEFL test is the world’s most trusted and widely accepted English-language assessment. It has helped millions of people achieve their dreams to study, work or live abroad.  

This course will help you understand what you can do to achieve your best TOEFL test score. Instructors will guide you through each section (Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing) and, using archived past test questions, will explain the kinds of questions you can expect. You will receive valuable advice, including how to register for the test, how it is scored and how to prepare for test day.

Resources:

  • ETS Official Guide for the TOEFL Test 5th Edition
  • Barron ETS Practice Test
  • ETS TOEFL Practice Test

Weeks

Objectives

Week 1

Understanding how TOEFL works

  • Determining target score
  • Familiarizing the TOEFL Test (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking)
  • Rationalization (Reading and Listening)
  • Rationalization (Speaking and Writing)
  • Review

Week 2

TOEFL Reading: Understanding different reading questions

  • Factual Information
  • Infer-rhetorical
  • Vocabulary 
  • Insert Sentence 
  • Read to learn

Week 3

TOEFL Listening: Understanding different questions.

  • Detail (understanding specific pieces of factual information)
  • Main Idea (identifying the primary purpose of a conversation or lecture)
  • Inference (recognizing implied information)
  • Organization (recognizing the relationship between different pieces of information; almost exclusively used for lectures)
  • Attitude (inferring the speaker’s attitude or opinion)
  • Function (understanding the reason a specific thing is said)
  • Categorizing (organizing ideas from the audio into categories based on their similarities and differences)

Week 4

TOEFL Writing: (Integrated and Independent Writing)

  • Integrated 
    • Cast Doubts
    • Challenge specific claims
    • The problem between the passage and the lecture.
  • Independent Questions
    • Choose a point of view and support that view.
    • Compare two points of view and tell which one you agree with.
    • Agree or disagree with something.
    • Explain why something is true.

Week 5

TOEFL Speaking: (Independent and Integrated Speaking)

  • Independent speaking task 1: Personal preference
  • Independent speaking task 2: Paired choice
  • Integrated speaking task 3: Listening, reading, speaking–campus-related
  • Integrated speaking task 4: Listening, reading, speaking–academic
  • Integrated speaking task 5: Listening, speaking–campus-related
  • Integrated speaking task 6: Listening, speaking–academic

Week 6

Practice Set 1: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 7

Practice Set 2: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 8

Practice Set 3: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 9

Practice Set 4: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 10

Practice Set 5: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 11

Practice Set 6: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest

Week 12

Practice Set 7: Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking

  • Review 
  • Rationalization
  • Retest