This student got TOEFL Speaking 29!

Happy New Year 2020. The student in this blog post scored 29 on the speaking section of the TOEFL exam. Like her, maybe you have also set a goal this year to score higher than 26 on the speaking section of the TOEFL iBT.This student got TOEFL Speaking 29!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How do you score 29 on the Speaking Section of the TOEFL exam?

Getting this score pretty much means that you scored 4.0 on all four speaking tasks on the TOEFL exam. Learn more about the TOEFL speaking rubrics here.

In other words, on the TOEFL independent speaking task, you will do most of the following:

  • General description:  Your response addresses the requirements of the task. Moreover, you speak very clearly with sustained, connected discourse. Finally, you have a coherent organization.
  • Delivery: You have a fluid flow to your ideas without  a lot of hesistations. In addition, you speak clearly with a few minor problems with your pronounciation. However, these minor pronunciation difficulties do not affect your ability to be understood by others.
  • Language-use: Using both basic and advanced vocabulary and grammar, your response is natural sounding. Nevertheless, you have some minor systematic errors. All of these errors do not obscure your meaning in any way.
  • Topic development:  You address the demands of the task with well-developed and coherent ideas.

On the TOEFL integrated speaking tasks, you can do most of the following:

  • General description: Your response addresses the requirements of the task. Moreover, you speak very clearly with sustained, connected discourse. Finally, you have a coherent organization.
  • Delivery: You have a fluid flow to your ideas without  a lot of hesistations. Furthermore, you speak clearly with a few minor problems with your pronounciation. However, these minor pronunciation difficulties do not affect your ability to be understood by others. You may have a few hesistations as you recall information from reading and listening passages.
  • Language use: Using both basic and advanced vocabulary and grammar, your response is natural sounding. Nevertheless, you have some minor systematic errors. These errors do not obscure your meaning in any way.
  • Topic development: You address the demands of the task with well-developed and coherent ideas. However, you might have some minor errors or minor omissions from reading or listening passages.

Can I listen to the student who scored  so high on the speaking section of the TOEFL exam?

In this video, you will listen to a student completing a TOEFL speaking practice test. This student got TOEFL Speaking 29! However, she still needs to improve her writing score. This is why she is still preparing to re-take the TOEFL exam.

Good luck!

Michael Buckhoff
Michael Buckhoff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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