About the TOEFL Writing Section
The writing section is the last part of the TOEFL.
First is the integrated essay, where you will read an article and a lecture on the same topic. The reading will begin by presenting a claim about that specific topic and will continue by presenting three reasons in support of the claim. The lecture will then cast doubt on the reading by presenting three counter-points. 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 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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