Remember the Speaking Section of the TOEFL iBT has two independent tasks.
The purpose of these two tasks is to have candidates talk about their own experiences and give opinions about everyday topics.
The slides are here to give more insight on the topic:
Independent Speaking skills & Personal Preference language
#173 It is sometimes said that borrowing money from a friend can harm or damage the friendship. Do you agree? Why or why not? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your answer.
#183 – Films can tell us a lot about the country where they are made. What have you learned about a country from watching its movies? Use specific examples and details to support your answer.
Points to remember:
Take no more than 30 minutes
Write a maximum of 300 words
Divide your answer in at least four-five paragraphs – introduction, main point #1, main point #2, main point #3, conclusion.
Use a word processor to write your answer first; then copy and paste the text into the Comments box.
How do you feel when you get a message or when someone responds to your comments in a social network like Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin?