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Re: Toefl Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2013, 05:17
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I scored 27/30 for the speaking and 29/30 for writing and these videos are highly recommended reference material.

The best way to find mistakes in your speaking is to have a listening partner.
However, if you cant find one, my personal tip - just use a tape recorder , tape your speach and play back several times to improve on accent, tone, clarity etc.

Be sure to give a proper and clear conclusion for each speaking question.

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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2013, 13:58
i just gave the toefl today. speaking question 3,4,5 and 6 templates matched perfectly with my exam questions. However, speaking questions 1 and 2 were different. I would suggest that people do not go into the exam room with premeditated answers for questions 1 and 2, because even though the questions were easy, i lost precious second due to the surprise factor.

For writing question 1, the template in the video fits perfectly and is highly recommended.
However, for writing question 2, I found the video provided to be of little use. Luckily, I found another great free resource online. I briefly studied from there for about 30-40 mins yesterday and I must say that I am very very happy about the independent essay I was able to write in my exam today.

http://www.english-itutor.com/TOEFL_writing_mentor.html
this is the link for that tutorial. it doesn't seem to be working now, but worked just fine for me yesterday. if it doesn't work, google the keywords ' toefl writing mentor '.
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2013, 15:27
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i just gave the toefl today. speaking question 3,4,5 and 6 templates matched perfectly with my exam questions. However, speaking questions 1 and 2 were different. I would suggest that people do not go into the exam room with premeditated answers for questions 1 and 2, because even though the questions were easy, i lost precious second due to the surprise factor.

For writing question 1, the template in the video fits perfectly and is highly recommended.
However, for writing question 2, I found the video provided to be of little use. Luckily, I found another great free resource online. I briefly studied from there for about 30-40 mins yesterday and I must say that I am very very happy about the independent essay I was able to write in my exam today.

http://www.english-itutor.com/TOEFL_writing_mentor.html
this is the link for that tutorial. it doesn't seem to be working now, but worked just fine for me yesterday. if it doesn't work, google the keywords ' toefl writing mentor '.


Ig you see my sticky post about the best links to tackle the TOEFL rainshaw is the first resource. However, the fact that now is offline concern me a lot because the exam is a bit changed and I have to retake because are expired the two years :(

Here you can see his youtube channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/Englishraven?feature=watch
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2013, 11:41
What an amazing resource.. I scored 107/120 R-25 L-27 S-27 W-28.. All thanks to this.. I studies for just 2 days.!!! I just cant believe my scores. Hats off to the instructor.. I owe my score to u sir.
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2014, 03:48
Thanks for this, I'll use them for my preparations
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 05 May 2014, 12:19
Thank you so very much for these videos. I gave my TOEFL recently and got 28 in writing and 27 in speaking.

I gave my TOEFL preps only 4 hours since I had my GMAT the previous day. All I did was view these videos. I had a map like this instructor suggests and that is what I drew in my break. I really liked the countdown for seconds that he provides.

I didn't even have time for much practice so I simply reviewed 5 questions of each kind for listening and recorded myself on my ipad and listened for review. By the time it was time for the test, the response construct was very familiar.

For writing, I didn't practice much. Chinese Burned's AWA and this video gives you a good structure and that should be enough.
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 09 May 2014, 18:12
I have exam in this month and this post is very helpful.
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 09 Jun 2014, 09:03
Thank you, this was very helpful in the test.
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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2014, 07:49
Hi guys,

Just wanted to share my experience with Notefull.

I applied to bschool this year and was really stressed with the speaking part. When I came across Notefull's free videos two days before the exam I just tried to memorize the strategies advocated and created templates for each question. Then just practiced the templates in 3 exams and it really worked.

I scored a solid 111/120 (R:28;L:28;S:29;W:26) and great part of the help came undoubtedly from Notefull. If I had found it earlier probably would have scored even better (I think I could have done better in the writing section). Even though the TOEFL is just a part of the application process, a good english level surely helps to get into top mba's. Happily I was admitted in London Business School's MBA programme beginning this August.

If you are interested in knowing more about Notefull please check its website: https://av107.isrefer.com/go/nfh/rsn64160/

Apart from the great free materials they have, there are a lot of paid courses (not that expensive). You can check them here: https://av107.isrefer.com/go/toefl-products/rsn64160/

Good luck to everyone!!

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Re: TOEFL Instructional videos - Speaking & Writing Very useful [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2014, 08:56
Thank you for the useful videos. I watch one of them every day, they're really helpful. I'm going to take a TOEFL exam and if there are any other videos/materials like this, I'd be glad to learn about them.
Also, I want to ask if webinars are helpful, too. I'm asking, because I found this webinar on Karhanyan online school and if it is useful, please let me know. Otherwise, I don't want to waste my time.
Thanks in advance
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