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Q 5

TOEFL Speaking Question 5 Structure & Strategy



Two points: say everything about the problem. For some reason many students summarize this and don't express the problem completely; don't be one of these students; you need the complete answer to get a top score on this question.


Also, don't stress the "even though" statements too much. I often hear students try to say so much in the "even though" statements that they don't have time for the more important "as" statements. So, if you don't finish this question on time, drop the "even though" statements.


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Juan_1TOEFL wrote on Tuesday January 31, 2017 10:32am
Can I record the answer and recieve the feedback by sending an email to you guys?
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Manjil Puri wrote on Thursday January 26, 2017 10:07pm
Joseph Can i use examples to illustrate why i support a particular solution in the question type 5
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Bhavya Singh wrote on Tuesday May 31, 2016 3:51am
Sir i cant find where to record my answers can you please help...
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Yahya wrote on Saturday May 21, 2016 4:38am
Sorry,but I have not found the exercises for each skills. could you guide me please ?
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Nádia de Pina wrote on Sunday September 6, 2015 9:39am
I ask the same question!!! I would like to Know too. speaking section is the most difficult for me

Nádia de Pina wrote on Sunday September 6, 2015 9:38am
Hi , my name is nádia , i am struggling with the speaking section . My toefl test is setempber 26. could please send my the link where i can record my speak? \r\nthank you for the videos
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John andrew wrote on Thursday September 3, 2015 9:28am
Hi my question is this question #5...are we not goin to provide what is the positive / negative information in details?and just say the \"even though it has negative something about solution 2 (no further example) as the the man says it there is something positive (no further explanation) about solution two..and we want that positive thing to happen..that\'s why solution 2 is a better idea.

Eva wrote on Thursday August 20, 2015 8:03am
Thanks for the video-the explanation is great! My question is: what if the students don´t discuss reasons to support/ disagree the solution? Is it recommended to give some personal support for the solution? Thanks

Lilian wrote on Sunday July 26, 2015 12:57pm
Your explanation is amazing, I wish that you upload more videos that show a real answer and practice about the speaking test. Thank you.
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Violeta wrote on Friday February 27, 2015 12:18pm
Hi! My question is: doesn´t the task require test takers to give some personal support for the solution they choose? Thanks!
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