Winter 2024【英】托福口說 (A) TOEFL Speaking and Practice (A)

Winter 2024【英】托福口說 (A)
TOEFL Speaking and Practice (A)

開課時間 週一~週五10:10-13:00 (2024/01/22-01/26),總時數:15小時。
開課教師 林玉書 老師  (Teresa Lin)
遠距授課採用Microsoft Teams第一堂上課前會用email的方式通知學生相關教材。
※online course: Microsoft Teams; email students class materials each time before the class.


本課程適合英文自己評估程度為:50-80 (超過80分以上及50分以下適合自己自習)
Students who want to take TOEFL speaking test or students who like to enhance their English speaking ability.
※Students who want to join this class must be willing to speak English, pair up with the other student, or work in groups. The instructor will adjust this requirement depending on the students’ needs and the course’s goals.
If your self-esteem is fragile and cannot accept any suggestions from the instructor, please email her before the class to help her understand you better and how to adjust the class for you accordingly.
This course suits students who rate their English proficiency by themselves between 50 to 80 out of 100. (Students whose self-rated English ability is more than 80 and below 50 are recommended to study English by themselves by this instructor.) The instructor will give feedback and correction on students’ English.

報名資訊 報名時間:2023/12/22 09:00 至 2024/01/15 09:00

人限: 20人(報到滿12人方開班)※報名及出席率規定(請務必詳閱)


This course will introduce key factors of good English speaking: pronunciation, linking sounds, intonation, stressed and reduced sounds, fluency, and accuracy. The instructor will give introduction of 4 types of TOEFL speaking questions and ask students to practice how to brainstorm, make outlines to respond to questions, write and speak summaries to synthesize ideas together so as to train students’ fluency and accuracy in TOEFL Speaking.
※Course Language: The instructor will be mainly speaking English and only little Chinese. The subtitles on the slides will be English while there will also be some Chinese characters to make students understand better.

※Homework: After each course, students will be given an easy task to do. By doing this, students can practice more at home to stimulate their thinking in answering TOEFL questions more spontaneously. The instructor will also comment on students’ homework.
※online class: Microsoft Teams; the instructor will email students class materials each time before each lesson. If possible, please download the APP of Microsoft Teams and log in by using the email account provided by NTHU.





1 01/22

-獨立口說練習(練習自然問答對話贊成反對辯論對題型的構想 概要練習回答的反應流利度老師的示範)
作業1:回家自我錄音:老師提供的音檔 1次獨立口說練習練習並上傳雲端
Introduction of TOEFL Speaking:
-How to enhance your English speaking ability
-key factors: pronunciation, linking sounds
-TOEFL independent speaking task:(practice speaking in conversation, debates, brainstorming ideas, making outlines to respond to questions more naturally together with the instructor’s demonstration)
Homework1: self-record your own voice by imitating the sound from the audio file provided by the teacher and record a TOEFL independent task 1,and upload this homework to the Google Drive.

2 01/23

作業2:回家自我錄音: 老師提供的音檔,(或可藉由模仿英文歌曲影集對話,或任何英文聽力/閱讀網站練習)並上傳雲端
TOEFL Independent Speaking:
-key factors: stressed sounds
-task1: answering techniques+ templates (students pair up, work in groups, or talk on the stage)
-imitation and shadowing (the instructor’s demonstration)
Homework 2: self-record your own voice by imitating the sound from the audio file provided by the teacher and record your own imitation of any English songs, conversation, or any audios on authentic English websites and upload it to the Google Drive.

3 01/24

托福整合口說介紹: 題型2
-講好英文口說的其中要素: 語調,弱化音
-閱讀,聽力後口說(關鍵字/摘要/釋義/引言/整合訓練) (老師的示範)
作業3: 回家自我錄音:回家聽/讀並口說成摘要練習並上傳雲端(老師提供資料)
-Introduction of TOEFL integrated task 2
-key factors: intonation and reduced sounds
- speaking after reading or listening (key words, summary, paraphrase, citation, and synthesis) (the instructor’s demonstration)
Homework 3: self-record your own voice by speaking the summary from the passage and lecture and upload it to the Google Drive.

4 01/25

托福整合口說介紹: 題型3
-講好英文口說的其中要素: 字組與停頓
-口說1分鐘聽讀摘要學生報告 (老師的示範)
-Introduction of TOEFL integrated task 3
-key factors: thought groups and pausing
-students’ oral reports on one-minute talk together with the instructor’s demonstration
- answering techniques for task  3
- listening training based on different English accents from the U.S.A., the U.K.
, Australia , and New Zealand.

5 01/26

托福整合口說介紹: 題型4
- Introduction of TOEFL integrated task 4
-listening and speaking training: voiced and voiceless consonants and pronunciation of the grammatical endings

The teacher’s handouts, slides, online English videos

國外網站,線上資源. online authentic English websites, resources.
Bruce, R. (2006). The Complete Guide to the TOEFL Test (4th ed.). Boston: Heinle, division of Thomson Learning