How to Prepare For the Essay Writing
In the TOEFL Test?
TOEFL writing Test is a just assessment of you
analytical skills and how well you are able to
express you view and opinions. Therefore, you need
to have a complete understanding of the topic
question and what are the consequences of the topic,
the reasons for the topic and what ever WH question
you can imagine when you have read the topic that is
relevant to it. It is actually very easy to prepare
for the TOEFL Writing Test and the only way to do it
is to write, write and write. The more you practice
writing on the different topics the more likely you
allow your imaginative skills to expand and explore
resulting in more and more ideas.
Some Rules to Maintain When Practicing For the
TOEFL Writing Test:
1. Firstly list out a number of different types of
essays as a daily target and ensure that you achieve
the target by writing all the essays in the list.
You can find a number of sample topics online and in
some of the TOEFL Practice Books and note them down.
Being familiar with the topics that have the
potential to be in the TOEFL Test paper is a good
way to boost your confidence during the writing
test. Try to do as many different types of essays
that are usually asked in the TOEFL Writing Test. By
the end of your practice period you should have at
least completed 80-90% of the different kinds of
topics you could gather from the various external
2. Learn the art of drawing a spiderís web Ė a
sample is given below on a sample topic. Besides
learning to draw, what is important is how well you
fill up the web with ideas, questions and examples
3. When ever you have written an essay try to get it
evaluated to know where exactly you stand. By doing
this you can understand your level, the areas where
you need to improve, your strong points to motivate
you and your weak points which need to be rectified.
4. Finally when you practice, remember the right
vocabulary must be used so for each topic try and
prepare at least one good word to be used in one
paragraph so along with the introduction and
conclusion you might have 4-5 paragraphs which means
that you can use 4-5 good words in you essay.