About these TOEFL® Writing Samples

TOEFL Integrated Writing Practice

The first TOEFL writing question is the Integrated Writing Task. 

You will first read an article, then listen to a lecture, and finally write an essay using details from both.  Your essay should be about 280 words.  You will have 20 minutes to write.

Below are some practice questions you can use to get ready for the test.

Complete Sample Questions and Responses!

These practice questions all include a reading and lecture.  They closely resemble the real TOEFL Test.


Writing for an Academic Discussion Questions

The second TOEFL writing question is the “Writing for an Academic Discussion” task.  This  looks like a question was posted to a university discussion group. 

You will read a question posted by a professor, and then read two responses posted by students.  Your job is to read everything and then answer the question.  You should write about 120 words.  You will have 10 minutes to do everything.

Each link below includes a complete sample question and two possible responses.


More Integrated Essays

These essays are all based on questions from famous books.

TOEFL Writing Guides and Templates


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