- Learning about TOEFL iBT speaking format
- Getting familiar with the equipment required for the speaking part
- Reviewing the grammatical structures frequently used in TOEFL speaking
- Learning how to produce ideas for speaking
- Learning pronunciation, including vowels, consonants, word stress, intonation patterns and pauses
- Getting familiar with a list of topics frequently used in the speaking part. The topics can be academic or nonacademic (sports, hobbies, travel, geography, student life, past experiences, future plans, etc.).
- Learning to speak on the basis of pictorial clues
- Learning to use language for giving opinions, describing problems, solving problems, and comparison and contrast
- Learning to use idiomatic and informal speech naturally and appropriately by listening to native English speakers and trying to mimic their expressions.
- Learning to speak after listening to a talk or conversation
- Learning to speak after reading an article
- Learning to summarize information
- Learning to state an opinion about the ideas and information presented in the reading and listening material