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TOEFL iBT

Introduction


Outline • • • • • • •

What's it ? Exam Pattern How do you plan Student’s Approach Game Plan 4 Week Program Class Room Etiquette


TOEFL iBT No. of Questions

Time

Reading

39-65 Qs

60 – 100 min

Listening

35 – 50 Qs

60 – 90 min

Speaking

6 tasks

20 – 30 min

Writing

2 tasks

50 min


Scoring • 30 Points each of • • • •

Listening Reading Writing Speaking

• Students needs a 79 + for Admissions • 100 plus always helps


Listening


Listening • • • • • • •

Introduction Strategies Taking notes & listening for details Implication Inference, Content & tone Turns or Turning Point words Examples Exercises


Reading


Reading • • • •

Introduction Strategies & Tips Obtaining Main idea, transitions Context Clues, Antonyms & Cohesive devices • Synonyms, Interferences, Cause & effect • Examples/ Sample RC’s


Speaking


Speaking • Introduction & Strategies • Independent Task • Developing a topic • Speaking Clearly

• Integrated Task • Connecting information from two sources • Summarizing a problem & solution

• Examples & Exercises


Writing


Writing • Introduction & Strategies • Independent task • Pre-Writing • Supporting the Opinion • Word Choice & self-evaluation

• Integrated task • Connecting Information from two sources • Developing ideas & Sentence Structure

• Examples • Class room Exercises/ Sample Essays


Lecturing • Every section will have a Lecture/ presentation • Followed by • • • •

Examples Class Room Discussion Exercises & Practice Session in Class Review/ Summary


Investment Time Split !

Writing , 20

Listeing , 35

Listeing Reading Speaking

Speaking , 30

Reading , 15

Writing


Student’s Approach • • • • • • •

Getting the feel of examination is key Patience. Build it Exam looks simple but its not that simple Practice as much as you can Have key scoring areas Always Carry a “Cool head” One Section At a time


4 Weeks • Week 1 : Reading & Writing ; familiarizing with Examination • Week 2 : Writing • Week 3 : Listening • Week 4 : Speaking, Pulling it all together


Class Room Etiquette • • • • • •

Informal Timing Healthy Participation Study Groups Discussions Practice


Success Mantra


Let the fun begin !


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