How could your friends with “bad” English get Speaking 26 on TOEFL

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Before a pharmacist or physical therapist starts studying for TOEFL iBT with me, they usually have a free consultation. A few times a month, someone tells me, “I can’t understand why I haven’t gotten Speaking 26 yet because one of my friends got Speaking 26… and his (or her) English is really bad. I can hear his or her mistakes…” …

From 177 Mistakes to 77 to 20 to…

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If you must score 26/30 on TOEFL iBT Speaking, then it is important to consider the method you use to study. There are some students who will never see results of 26/30 points on TOEFL iBT Speaking by studying 8-10 hours a day for the last 3 days before a TOEFL iBT test. When students know their mistakes (but cannot …

Decide If Your TOEFL Speaking Teacher Is A Professional

How to Decide If Your TOEFL Speaking Teacher Is A Professional

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Studying for TOEFL iBT in online lessons has lots of benefits. You can save time and money by not traveling to a school. You also have access to a huge number of teachers who can guide you. But there is also a downside. Because the trend of online education is still relatively new, there is no organization that maintains industry …

Video: The Core Components that Make your Speech Sound More Natural

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A high TOEFL speaking score means that you sound almost like a native speaker, your accent is clear, and your speech is smooth and flowing. In this video, our teacher Sherlen Tanner explains some of the key elements needed to make your accent sound more natural. You’ll learn about the most common speaking mistakes TOEFL students make and the ways …

3 Questions to ask a TOEFL program

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When you interview a potential TOEFL course, or if you speak with a potential TOEFL teacher, there are some things that you need to know. What are those questions?  Watch the video to find out. If you have answers that you can trust, then it is probably the right decision to study with them.

Comparing “Score Analysis” to Private TOEFL Lessons

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If you’re thinking about studying with me, but you’re not sure if you should take the Score Analysis session, or if you need private lessons, then watch this video.  (NOTE: when I made the video, we used to call “Score Analysis” by another name “Escape TOEF-heLL” so you will hear me say “Escape TOEF-heLL”, but it is the same thing as …

Advantage #4: Fix YOUR errors

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Learn things your American co-workers and neighbors won’t tell you “No one ever explained that to me about English before.” I hear this from my students a lot when I correct their grammar, pronunciation or vocabulary for the TOEFL iBT’s speaking or writing sections. A lot of my students live in America – many of them have been living there …