I’m making a writing course!
First, the good news: the course will be free. It will always be free.
Next, the bad news: the course isn’t finished. It will take some time to finish.
I understand that might be a bit annoying, but as you will see, I’m going to upload the course here as I build it. That means you’ll benefit at least a little bit right away, and you can also tell me what you want from the course. If some of my lessons are unclear you will have an opportunity to let me know.
The Lessons – The Independent Essay
Here are the lessons that make up the course. Links are to those completed at this time:
- Question types and topics
- Basic essay templates
- Writing a great introduction
- Writing great body paragraphs
- Writing a great conclusion
- Better essays: Vocabulary strategies
- Better essays: Discourse phrases
- Better essays: Grammar strategies
- Better essays: Coming up with ideas
- Using your time wisely
- How is the essay scored?
This course will be more rewarding if you have a copy of the Official Guide to the TOEFL. That link is to the 5th edition of the book (from 2017). You can also use the 4th edition, which is cheaper.
You might also want to pick up at least one of the two Official Test Collection books.
For additional practice tests, I recommend the ten test collection from TSTPrep. Use the coupon code “goodine10off” for a 10% discount.
Basically, the course is more rewarding if you have some real questions to practice with. The three aforementioned sources are worthwhile in this regard!