Practice Questions for the TOEFL® Speaking

Practice Questions for the TOEFL® Speaking

Sample questions and real student answers designed to help you improve.

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Finding speaking examples is hard. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of answers for every
TOEFL Speaking question type in order to help you improve.


Select one of the questions below and add your own answer to the collection.

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TOEFL SPEAKING ANSWERS – QUESTION #1

Question #1

Would you prefer to work at one job your entire life or to switch jobs every five years? Explain your response with details and examples.

Sample Responses

NEW Female Asian NEW Female Arabic NEW Female Arabic NEW Female Arabic NEW Male Hispanic NEW Male Indian NEW Female Nigerian NEW Female Asian NEW Female Indian NEW Female Hispanic

Question #2

Some people prefer to read physical books made from paper, while others prefer to read electronic books on a digital device. Which do you prefer and why?

Sample Responses

NEW Female Indian NEW Female Arabic NEW Female Indian NEW Female Spanish NEW Male Arabic NEW Male Arabic NEW Female Arabic NEW Female Arabic NEW Male Indian NEW Female Hispanic

Question #3

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
“Co-workers make the best friends.”
Provide details and examples to explain your opinion.

Sample Responses

NEW Female Ugandan NEW Female Indian NEW Female Afgan NEW Female Indian NEW Male Indian NEW Female Hispanic NEW Female Kazakh NEW Female Arabic NEW Male Arabic Female Indian

TOEFL SPEAKING ANSWERS – QUESTION #2

Question #1

The woman expresses her opinion on the change to the graduation ceremony. State her opinion and explain the reasons she gives for holding that opinion.

Sample Responses

NEW Female Indian NEW Female Japanese NEW Male Hispanic NEW Female Indian NEW Female Indian NEW Female Hispanic NEW Male Arabic NEW Male Indian NEW Male Arabic

Question #2

The man expresses his opinion on the change from physical to electronic books. Briefly summarize the change. Then state his opinion about the change and explain the reasons he gives for holding that opinion.

Sample Responses

NEW Male Arabic NEW Female Indian NEW Female Hispanic NEW Male Arabic NEW Male Indian Female Arabic Male Arabic Female Arabic Male Arabic Male Indian

Question #3

The man expresses his opinion on the announcement from the student services department. State his opinion and explain the reasons he gives for holding that opinion.

Sample Responses

NEW Female Indian NEW Female Hispanic NEW Male Indian Male Indian Female Japanese Male Indian NEW Female Indian Female Arabic Female Nepali Female Indian

TOEFL SPEAKING ANSWERS – QUESTION #3

Question #1

Using the examples from the lecture, explain the concept of swarm intelligence.

Sample Responses

NEW Female Hispanic NEW Female Hispanic NEW Female Indian NEW Male Arabic Female Arabic Male Arabic Female Nepali Female Spanish Male Egyptian Female Arabic

Question #2

Using the examples from the lecture, describe the idea of culture shock.

Sample Responses

NEW Male Arabic NEW Male Hispanic NEW Female Arabic NEW Female Hispanic Male Arabic Female Russian Male Arabic Female Indian Female Arabic Male Hispanic

Question #3

Using the examples from the lecture, explain what compassionate consumerism is and how it works.

Sample Responses

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TOEFL SPEAKING ANSWERS – QUESTION #4

Question #1

Using points and examples from the talk, describe how museums preserve artefacts.

Sample Responses

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Question #2

Using points and examples from the lecture, describe two characteristics of the modernist art movement.

Sample Responses

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Question #3

Using points and examples from the talk, explain two main theories as to why aggression exists.

Sample Responses

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