TOEFL iBT’s “deadly” reading section

Jaime Miller TOEFL: Advice for Studying 0 Comments

The challenge: “Jaime,” my student said to me. “I didn’t have time to answer the last reading passage. I only had 10 minutes, so I just guessed.” Another student wrote to me after her exam and said: “The reading section was something. Everyone said that it was terrible! All 3 passages contained huge amount of long and specific words meaning …

What is TOEFL?

Jaime Miller First-Time Test Takers, TOEFL: Advice for Studying 0 Comments

For many people, TOEFL is a monster.  Students (and many English teachers) don’t really understand the giant, beastly exam, and so of course everyone is stressed out.  If you understand TOEFL, you’re in a much stronger position to conquer the exam. Watch my two short informational videos to learn the basics of the exam. Welcome back! You’re watching video number …

What are characteristics of different TOEFL iBT scores?

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This is a difficult question to answer.  Everyone is different, and each person knows different things in English.  I’m going to answer this question, but I’m also saying that there is no completely accurate way to characterize and organize all students and their TOEFL scores – especially before a student takes the test. Some students need high scores in every section …