Maintaining writing proficiency during integrated writing tasks of the TOEFL iBT has proven to be difficult for many TOEFLers. Time and time again, many TOEFLers are not writing with the correct grammar or are not making all the required connections between the reading and the lecture. To help students overcome these difficulties, Michael Buckhoff developed grammar and writing sections in his Online TOEFL Course: “The 7 Step System to Pass the TOEFL iBT.” With Michael’s writing sections, his STEALTH students often learn to make all the required connections between the reading and the lecture, and above all they learn to improve their writing proficiencies!
Michael has even developed some insightful information to help students score higher during their integrated writing section, all of which is summarized below.
‘For integrated writing, if one would like to score higher, it is crucial to discuss the three main points from the reading passage and show how they relate to the three counter points made in the lecture. However, if you write more than 220 words, the suggested number of words that ETS recommends, Michael believes your score should not be reduced as long as:
1) You do not unnecessarily repeat ideas.
2) You stay focused on the writing task and do not bring your personal experiences into the argument.
3) And do not include an alarming number of grammar, word choice, or sentence formation errors in your response.
If you write 280 plus words in your response, you may be including too many of the minor details either about the reading and the listening passage. So be careful to not misrepresent the sources or include inaccuracies in your response, such as falsely reporting where the information is coming from; because you will be scored lower for that.’
So to help his STEALTH students not make these mistakes, Michael has clickable links in his course directing students to the different grammar and writing parts of his course; all of which are designed to help students perform optimally during the independent and integrated writing sections of the actual TOEFL iBT.
With Michael’s grammar section, students evaluate their grammar competencies. With 35 hours of instruction and exclusive access to college level editing, grammar, and writing; students have plenty of grammar lessons and exercises to learn necessary grammar skills such as: basic and advanced sentence structures, verb tenses, word forms, word choice, parallel structures, and so on. Because of this, students normally become better acquainted with the rigors of academic writing and learn to minimize the frequency of grammatical errors that they are writing in English.
With Michael’s writing section, students target and improve their writing weaknesses. With 90 hours of instruction and 40 independent and 43 integrated practice tests plus 100′s of skill-building exercises and feedback provided by iBT writing specialist; students have plenty of writing lessons and exercises to learn necessary writing skills such as: how to decode the writing task, organize a coherent response, write detailed developmental paragraphs, and end their essays with a proper conclusion. Because of this, students normally become better prepared to tackle both the independent and integrated writing sections of the TOEFL iBT with improved writing proficiency.
Need to improve your writing competencies for the writing sections of the TOEFL iBT? Then join Michael’s 7 Step System today and begin your access to his renowned- grammar and writing section.