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Archive for December, 2010

TOEFL iBT Independent Writing Task – Different generations

#174 “Every generation of people is different in several ways. How is your generation different from your parents’ generation? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.”

TOEFL iBT Independent Writing task – Type of class you prefer

#175 Some students like classes where teachers lecture (do all of the talking) in class. Other students prefer classes where students do some of the talking. Which type of class do you prefer? Give specific reasons and details to support your choice.

Reviewing useful vocabulary

Click on this form to review some useful expressions.

What other useful expression do you remember and what does it mean? Use a sentence to illustrate the expression.

Speaking practice – Gifts

Have you made your Christmas shopping list yet? Who’s on it?

Do you know what you’re buying them?

Do you organize your list by relationships? For example:

  • Mother
  • Father
  • Grandmother
  • Grandfather
  • Brother
  • Sister
  • Wives and girlfriends
  • Husbands and boyfriends
  • Neighbors, friends and co-workers
  • Kids
  • Teens and pre-teens

Here are some suggestions.

Now click here for speaking practice

Do you think people give and receive more gifts today than in the past?