My Sticky Gadget

Bajuyuli baju muslim anak perempuan

TOEFL IBT Speaking Practice #106

Task 1

The question:

Agree or Disagree: "Online education is as effective as traditional classroom learning."

My Answer transcript:

I disagree with the statement I would say that online education never be more effective as traditional classroom learning.  since traditional classroom learning profile that online learning couldn't provide such as discussion emotion transfers and then a relationship and also networking so I think and absolutely I believe that traditional classroom is the best educational process right now.  but it is in something circumstances as we know that the online education also help people across the globe who couldn't afford to commute into one place

Please do Assessment to my speaking TOEFL IBT Practice, based on TOEFL iBT rubrics in scale out of 10 for each rubric (Delivery, Language Use, Topic Development):

Delivery: This criterion examines fluency, pronunciation, and how well you can be understood.

Language Use: This looks at vocabulary and grammar usage, sentence complexity, and variety.

Topic Development: This measures the structure of your answer, clarity, coherence, and how well you support your viewpoint.

Delivery: 6/10

Your speech lacks punctuation and pauses, which affects the clarity and overall comprehension.

There are some issues with fluency, as the ideas don't always flow smoothly.

Pronunciation and intonation were mostly understandable, but improving these aspects could make your argument more compelling.

Language Use: 5/10

Your vocabulary is sufficient but limited. More varied vocabulary would better articulate your points.

There are grammatical errors, such as "never be more effective as traditional" instead of "can never be as effective as traditional."

Sentence structures are mostly simple and lack variety.

Topic Development: 6/10

Your viewpoint is clear: you disagree with the statement.

You present some supporting points, like the value of discussion, emotional transfer, relationships, and networking in traditional settings.

However, the argument could be more structured and elaborated upon. For example, you could provide real-world examples or data to back your points.

You briefly acknowledge the other side ("online education also help people across the globe") but don't integrate this effectively into your argument.

Overall, your answer is mostly understandable and gets the point across but could be significantly improved by focusing on fluency, grammatical accuracy, vocabulary, and structured argumentation.


Task 2

Reading Passage:

In an effort to promote a healthier lifestyle among students, the university administration has decided to remove all vending machines from campus starting next semester. These machines, which primarily offer sugary drinks and high-calorie snacks, have been identified as contributing factors to poor dietary habits. The administration believes that the absence of these machines will encourage students to make healthier food choices, such as fruits and vegetables. In place of the vending machines, the university plans to introduce more water refill stations and fruit stands.

Listening Passage: 

Student A: Hey, have you heard? They're taking away all the vending machines on campus next semester.

Student B: Really? I mean, I get the health angle, but sometimes you just need a quick snack between classes.

Student A: Yeah, I feel the same way. I think it's a bit extreme to remove all of them. Maybe they could've just replaced some of the unhealthy options with healthier ones?

Student B: Exactly! And what about people who use the library late at night? They rely on those vending machines when the cafeteria is closed.

Student A: True, true. I hope they at least follow through with adding more water refill stations and fruit stands like they said.

Student B: Yeah, but it won't replace the convenience of a vending machine, that's for sure.

The question:

Based on the reading passage and the conversation, what are the different viewpoints about the removal of vending machines from campus? Explain the reasons given by the university administration and the students.

My Answer transcript:

The campus  has a plan  to taking away vending machine that contain sugar and high calorie foods in order to promote students to get healthy food such as fruits and vegetables this plan will be on the next semester.  according to the conversation between two students they feel this  plan is not reasonable, since the student B feel the vending machine is really convenient because he sometimes take quick snack between classes so he need a vending machine.   furthermore the student B mentioned about how about the students who  stay late night on the library, vending machine will help them but if it not there how they find food for their activity?

Please do Assessment to my speaking TOEFL IBT Practice, based on TOEFL iBT rubrics in scale out of 10 for each rubric (Delivery, Language Use, Topic Development):

Delivery: 5/10

The pace of your speech is a bit rushed, and the lack of pauses affects the clarity.

There are some fluency issues, making it a bit challenging to follow your train of thought.

Pronunciation is generally understandable but could be improved to make your point more effectively.

Language Use: 4/10

Your vocabulary is limited and could be expanded to make your points more nuanced.

There are several grammatical errors and awkward phrasings, such as "the campus has a plan to taking away vending machine" which would be better stated as "the campus has a plan to take away vending machines."

Sentence structures are simple, and there is a lack of complex or varied structures that would demonstrate a higher level of language mastery.

Topic Development: 6/10

You identify the key points from both the reading passage and the conversation between the students.

Your viewpoint is fairly clear in summarizing the differing opinions between the university administration and the students.

You could improve by providing a more structured response. For example, you could first talk about the university's rationale and then discuss the students' concerns, making it clear when you're switching between the two.

The coverage of key points is a bit uneven. You do mention the reasons given by the students but could elaborate more on the university's perspective.

Overall, your response is understandable but requires significant improvement in fluency, grammatical accuracy, and structure. Incorporating these elements will make your response more compelling and easier to follow.


Task 3

Reading Passage:

The debate over "Nature vs. Nurture" has been a long-standing discussion in psychology, and it concerns the extent to which human behavior is shaped by either innate characteristics or environmental influences. Those who argue for the 'nature' side claim that genetics play the primary role in determining behavior, intelligence, and personality. On the other hand, proponents of the 'nurture' viewpoint believe that the environment, including cultural norms and socialization processes, have the most significant impact. While both sides present compelling evidence, the consensus in modern psychology is that both nature and nurture interact in complex ways to shape human behavior.

Listening Passage:

Professor: "Alright, let's delve a little deeper into the 'Nature vs. Nurture' debate. Recent studies have begun to show that it's not a matter of either-or but rather a complex interplay between the two. For instance, twin studies are often cited to show the influence of genetics. Twins separated at birth and raised in different environments often show surprising similarities, suggesting a strong genetic component. However, their differences can be equally remarkable, pointing to the role of environment.

Additionally, epigenetics has added a new layer to this debate. Epigenetic factors are external or environmental factors that turn genes on and off and affect how cells read genes. In essence, your upbringing or environment can indeed influence your genetic expression.

To sum up, it's not about picking sides. Both nature and nurture are integral components that interact in intricate ways. Genetic predispositions set the stage, but environmental factors can, and often do, modify the outcomes."

The question:

Summarize the main points of the lecture and explain how they relate to the information presented in the reading passage.

My Answer transcript:

 the lecture is discussed about nature versus nurture debate that nature on human is based on genetic and nurture psychology is based on environment influences.  both of them could be influence our behavior, intellectual, and personal.  according to the professor, actually those nature or nurture is not different side they complex interplay and they complete each other which is integral components.  furthermore the professor talk about  research that come to twin separated away, the genetically they identic but the environment  make their difference remarkable

Please do Assessment to my speaking TOEFL IBT Practice, based on TOEFL iBT rubrics in scale out of 10 for each rubric (Delivery, Language Use, Topic Development):

Certainly, I will assess your speaking practice based on the TOEFL iBT speaking rubrics.

Delivery: 5/10

Your speech is somewhat rushed, and there is a lack of clear pauses, which affects the clarity of your delivery.

You are generally understandable, but there are areas where your pronunciation could be improved to help with clarity.

Fluency is uneven, and the flow of your speech is interrupted occasionally, making it slightly harder to follow your argument.

Language Use: 4/10

Vocabulary is somewhat limited, affecting the nuance and depth of your argument.

Several grammatical errors are present. For example, "nature on human is based on genetic" could be more correctly stated as "nature is based on genetics in humans."

The sentence structures are mostly simple and lack variety, limiting your ability to fully articulate your thoughts.

Topic Development: 6/10

You do touch upon the key points from both the reading and listening passages, but you could have elaborated more to provide a complete picture.

You successfully identify the notion that both nature and nurture are integral and interact with each other, which is a core message from the lecture.

The structure could be improved for better clarity. For example, you could have been more explicit in identifying how the lecture’s points relate to the information in the reading passage.

Some details, like the twin studies and epigenetics, are mentioned but not thoroughly explained, which could have added depth to your answer.

Overall, your response does capture the basic points of the lecture and the reading passage, but it could be significantly improved by paying attention to your delivery, improving your grammar and vocabulary, and providing a more structured and thorough explanation.


Task 4

Listening Passage:

Professor: Good afternoon, everyone. Today we'll delve into a truly transformative period in European history—the Renaissance. The Renaissance, which spanned roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, marked a significant shift in thinking and laid the groundwork for the modern era.

Professor: So why was the Renaissance so important? First and foremost, it ushered in a renewed focus on the individual, often referred to as 'humanism'. Prior to this, much of the cultural and intellectual life was dominated by the church, and the focus was largely on religious texts and the afterlife. Humanism emphasized the importance of earthly existence and individual achievement. This intellectual shift had a profound influence on art, science, politics, and even religion.

Professor: In terms of art, we see artists like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo pushing boundaries. They were keen observers of the human form, interested in capturing the essence of human emotion and experience. Their works, like the Mona Lisa or the Sistine Chapel, were not just religious artifacts but were appreciated for their artistic merit as well.

Professor: The Renaissance was also a time of enormous strides in science. Individuals like Galileo and Copernicus questioned accepted truths that had been perpetuated by religious institutions. For example, the geocentric model of the universe, which placed the Earth at the center, was widely accepted until Copernicus introduced his heliocentric model, which was later supported by Galileo’s telescopic observations.

Professor: Finally, we can't overlook the influence of the Renaissance on politics and governance. The writings of Niccolò Machiavelli, particularly "The Prince," had a monumental influence on political thought. Machiavelli’s insights into statecraft and human behavior are considered foundational in modern political science.

Professor: In summary, the Renaissance was not just a 'rebirth' of classical art and learning; it was a period that fundamentally transformed the European mindset. It ushered in new ways of thinking about the self, the world, and the relationship between the two, which paved the way for modern Western thought.

The question:

How did the Renaissance contribute to the modern understanding of art, science, and politics according to the lecture?

My Answer transcript:

According to the professor Renaissance Marriott it's from 14th century until 17th century that Nuance individual and humanism that influenced by Church, religious and existence those perspective that influence arts, science and politics.  Furthermore the professor talk about Leonardo DaVinci and Michael Angelo, highly influence on artwork that make human form really realistic.  the next one is the professor mentioned about enormous on science development Galileo and Copernicus tackle the geocentric theory and propose the heliocentric that we use until right now.  lastly the professor talk about politics that Politics on Renaissance period give political science that Pave our  modern thought today

Please do Assessment to my speaking TOEFL IBT Practice, based on TOEFL iBT rubrics in scale out of 10 for each rubric (Delivery, Language Use, Topic Development):

Delivery: 5/10

Your speech could benefit from clearer articulation and more distinct pauses between sentences or ideas for better comprehension.

While your pronunciation is mostly understandable, there are instances where it could be improved to enhance clarity.

Your fluency has some hiccups, disrupting the flow of information.

Language Use: 4/10

There are several grammatical errors and awkward phrasings, such as "Renaissance Marriott" presumably meant to be "Renaissance period," which can interfere with understanding.

Vocabulary is generally relevant but lacks depth and complexity to fully convey the intricacies of the lecture's content.

Sentence structures are quite simple, limiting your ability to articulate nuanced thoughts.

Topic Development: 6/10

You capture the key points about the Renaissance's impact on art, science, and politics as stated in the lecture.

Your summary is coherent but could be improved by offering more specific details or examples. For instance, you could discuss how humanism led to shifts in artistic techniques or scientific methodologies.

The structure of your answer is understandable but could benefit from more precise transitions when moving from one point to another.

Overall, your response shows a basic understanding of the lecture's content, but there are clear areas for improvement. These include enhancing your delivery, addressing grammatical errors, expanding your vocabulary, and offering a more nuanced and detailed development of the topic.


0 Response to "TOEFL IBT Speaking Practice #106"

Posting Komentar