01. Introduction
02. Grammar/Activities:
03. Reading Section
04 Listening Section:
05. Speaking Section:
06. Writing Section:
07 Final TOEFL tests

Speaking practice test 2.06

(Question type: Task 1)

You will now be asked to give your opinion about a familiar topic. After you hear the question, you will have 15 seconds to prepare your response and 45 seconds to speak.

Some believe it is important to learn as many foreign languages as possible. Others believe that speaking one or two languages fluently is enough. Which do you think is preferable and why?

Text Explanation

It will be easiest to give examples and explanation if you talk about the choices you’ve made in life, so just pick whatever is true of you! Do you speak more than two languages? Then try picking that as the “better” choice, then just describe how it has helped you. And if you speak only English and your mother language, then pick that, explaining why you haven’t started to study a third language.

Of course, it’s possible to answer well in the opposite way, but this is the fastest way to make a choice and start thinking about details.

Sample notes #2

  • Two lang
    • Eng. uses
    • time spent

Sample response #2

Learning foreign languages is great for the brain, but knowing one or two fluently is probably enough. English is the international language these days. It’s important for business and education and… important for tourists. If you speak it, you will have the ability to… to talk to people basically everywhere. So, err, knowing English fluently is important, and of course your native language too. But besides that, it’s sort of a waste of time. It would be better to study things like computer programming, economics, or… uhh, other subjects using that time.