The TOEFL independent essay is challenging for a number of reasons. First, it tests your ability to write in an English academic format. This format is actually repeated throughout the entire TOEFL ibt. Second, it requires using all of your most advanced TOEFL vocabulary. And third, you must write the entire essay in a very short period of time.
This video is taken from our full TOEFL Study program. It explains how to write the essay and note taking.
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