I’ve just finished my new video guide and complete template for the first TOEFL speaking question.
First of all, here’s a video that describes the various question types and provides a template that works every time:
Next, if you want to read a long article that describes the question, check this page out. Most people coming here are looking for speaking templates, though, so if you just want those you can read on:
“A time when I…”
“In my opinion…”
“I would advise my friend to…”
“I think that…”
“I feel this way for two reasons.”
“This was ——- for two main reasons.”
“I would make this suggestion for two main reasons.”
“First…” + “To be more specific…”
“Second…” + “For example…”
That template works just about every time. The article I linked to above (as well as the video) contains a sample answer that makes use of this template. They also describe the various question “types” in part one (pure experience, three reasons, giving advice and opinion) but note that the template is basically the same for each one.
If you have any questions just leave a comment below.