About the TOEFL Writing Section

The writing section is the last part of the TOEFL.

First is the TOEFL integrated essay, where you will read an article and a lecture on the same topic. The lecture will challenge the argument made in reading. Your essay should explain how the lecture casts doubt on the reading.  You will be given twenty minutes to write your essay. 

Next up is the TOEFL independent essay.  This is a standard four-paragraph essay that asks your opinion on a topic related to a personal, academic or professional issue.  You have thirty minutes to write your essay.

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