Friday, July 1, 2011

TOEFL: Writing template

The Reading-Listening-Writing Integrated Task

Introduction
The article discusses the topic of [name the topic], and bases its argument on the fact that [describe the topic]. The professor discusses article’s theory/argument and casts doubts on its validity.
First paragraph
First, the reading passage states that [x]. In contrast, the professor provides information that [y]. Hence, he/she casts doubts on the idea that [not x].
Second paragraph
Second, the article pushes forth the idea that [x]. However, the speaker contradicts the idea by [y]. Consequently, we can argue that indeed [not x].
Third paragraph
Finally, the professor mentions that [x]. However, the lecturer again contradicts the claim as [y].
Conclusion
In summary, the points made in the lecture contrast with the reading. The professor demonstrates that [point made]. Therefore we can say that the passage fails to describe [main topic].


Independent Writing Task


Introduction
Some people think that [opinion1]. Others think that [opinion2]. The issue is a controversial one, but in my opinion a closer examination reveals that [take position] for several reasons. I will explain my position providing examples to support my point of view.

First paragraph
One reason is [reason 1]. For example, [example 1]. Clearly, [restate position].

Second paragraphAnother reason is [reason 2]. To illustrate this point, I can write about how [example 2]. Therefore, [restate position].
Third paragraph
On the other hand, some may argue that [reason other opinion]. For example [examplex other opinion]. However, [cast doubt other opinion].

Conclusion
In summary, while there are arguments to be made for both sides, it is clear that it is better to [opinion1/opinion2], because all the reasons mentioned above.

4 comments:

  1. THEY ARE REALLY GOOD .. THANKS FOR POSTING.

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  2. We can not say like, passage fail to describe. Because which is going against. In tips also mention that, don't include any negative aspects towards task. That's my personal point of view.

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