I need your advice pleassse

I took the TOEFL IBT two times. the first one I got 56 R 9 L 11 W 18 S 18
and the second time I got 59 R 12 L 13 W 17 S 17

So first things that I want from you to advise me about it is do think I should take the TOEFL every time that avalible to me ( the money is not important to me ) or it is better to take after two months

second things that I want to advise me about is what is the best strategy for the reading section what I do is I go to the questions first then I return to the passage

also for the listening part what is the best strategy to take notes

by the way what I need to get as score is 79 overall and I did the IELTS and I got 6 on it

this is my first thread for me I hope I will find the ansewr from you


TOEFL listening lectures: A lecture from a physical science class


You are very lucky, because “The money is not important to you” :slight_smile:

The first thing I want to suggest you, is to stop taking any TOEFL examinations in a while. The TOEFL exam evaluates your ability to use English. It doesn’t measure how much luck you have.

Instead, you have to practice more. The more you practice, the better you are.

To improve your reading skill, you should read more online newspapers and science magazines, such as bbc.com, cnn.com, nature.com, etc. whenever you can. If you really do more reading, you also can improve your writing skill.

There are also many resources for you to practice listening. For example, you can watch some English TV channels, like Discovery, or NGC. Another useful resource is online radio websites, such as voanews.com. The important thing is that you have to make sure that your ears are fed with English everyday.

To speak fluently, you should find partners or native speakers to practice.

Finally, you can purchase several books, such as Barron, Delta Key, Longman, or Princeton to learn the strategies before taking an exam again.

I’m only an English learner, and I haven’t ever taken any TOEFL or IELTS exams before. Similar to you, I still have a long way to go. However, I believe that the more we practice, the higher scores we get.

Best regards,