Before moving to California, Haruto was raised in Japan. Not able to speak English very fluently, Haruto had a problem scoring above a 20/30 on the speaking section of the TOEFL iBT. Because of this, it seemed Haruto wanted to improve his pronunciation and speaking fluency in English. Reason being, Haruto eventually stumbled across and joined Michael Buckhoff’s Online TOEFL Course: “The 7-Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT.” Thusly with Michael’s course, Haruto had virtually all the exercises and practice tests to improve his speaking inaccuracies and succeed in passing the speaking section with above a 24/30.
In the beginning, before Haruto decided to go and complete exercises, Haruto knew it would be best to approach his areas of difficulty in the best orderly fashion. Thus, Haruto was recommended to review Michael’s pronunciation then speaking section as the best way to improve his English. Haruto approached Michael’s pronunciation and speaking section similar to the order below.
With Michael’s pronunciation section, Haruto was given numerous practice tests, exercises, and pronunciation drills to improve his ability to say certain vowel and consonants sounds. For example, with Speak Clearly Lesson 3: How to Pronounce Consonant Sounds of American English, Haruto was given instructional video of how to annunciate constant sounds with clarity and accuracy. After extensive practice, Haruto was steadily perfecting his instruction in the stress, intonation, and pausing of certain word phrases. Additionally, with feedback provided by Michael himself, Haruto eventually began developing excellent pronunciation skills in academic English and paved his success in performing well in Michael’s speaking section.
With Michael’s speaking section, Haruto had various integrated and independent practice tests which tested his ability to speak academic English accurately and fluidly. Having competed numerous skill building exercises and practice tests, Haruto was challenged by Michael’s integrated and independent practice tests to answer academic questions in English with contradictions from the reading and the lecture. Consequently after many attempts, Haruto improved his integrated and independent comprehension and even received responses from iBT speaking specialist Michael Buckhoff acknowledging so.
Resultantly, Haruto ended up accomplishing his goal of improving his speaking fluidity as Haruto presented his renewed score of 26/30 on the speaking section of the TOEFL iBT. In the end, with Michael’s “The 7-Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT,” Haruto readily improved his pronunciation and speaking skills in English. Like Haruto, discover the solution to your English weaknesses and consider enrolling to improve your English competencies.