CRACKING THE TOEFL !
Test of English as foreign language is widely recognized as a necessary prerequisite by most of the English speaking countries.
These are the 5 easy steps to crack TOEFL : 1.practice reading comprehensions 2.brush up your listening skills 3.breathe some spontaneity in speaking 4.put your writer’s cap on 5.make a habit of giving the full length tests for 4 hours as your test date draws near.
TIPS TO CRACK RCs
1.never read the passages in a reading comprehension 2.remember that TOEFL is a student friendly test,so as soon as you finish scrolling, the computer senses that you are done reading the RC and starts shooting questions. 3.so the first thing you do when you see the RCs is scroll down to the end of the page. 4.also remember that the paragraph which appears on the screen corresponds to the question being asked & thus making it easier for student to answer questions.
TIPS TO CRACK THE LISTENING SECTION
1.Jot down points as fast as possible when the conversation on a lecture is played 2.If your retention and grasping power is good, maybe you would just jot down the major points 3.when the question flashes on the screen ,correlate it with your points, scan the options and then make your answer choice. 4.listening section requires practice but its very simple once you get the hang of it.
TIPS TO CRACK THE SPEAKING SECTION
1.The first two tasks in the speaking section requires a good presence of mind and spontaneity. So be careful while answering them. 2.for the remaining 4 tasks, if you are well versed with speaking sections from the CD tests ,you can very well answer the questions smoothly. 3.for those who fumble while speaking here Is a tip :- you can record your voice,say in the cell phone or a recorder,as if you are answering a question from toefl speaking section itself and then listen to it.Youyourself will be able to judge your mistakes and hone your speaking skills and vocabulary. 4.Toefl requires clear,lucid pronunciation with simple yet a sound knowledge of vocabulary 5.for the first two tasks, group discussions ,or one on one discussions with a friend is recommended.
TIPS TO CRACK THE WRITING SECTION
1.the section which most of students tend to neglect is in fact the most important section of all. 2.just two tasks carrying weightage of 30 on scale 3.for answering the issue ,remember to ask 3 “ WHY ” questions,jot down points which support or bolster the answer tp those “WHY” questions and then garnish it with apt and suitable examples. 4.use simple, good vocabulary, avoid spelling mistakes and do not present your views in a complicated way.
ALL THE BEST.