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TOEFL Integrated Speaking Vocabulary

TOEFL Integrated Speaking Vocabulary

Phrases for Tasks 3, 4, 5, 6

Naming the source

● According to [the announcement/student/professor]…
● The [text/student/professor] says that…
● The [text/student/professor] states that… (for reporting facts, not opinions)
● In the text, we saw that…
● In the [lecture/conversation], we heard that..
● From the [reading/lecture], we know that… (for a definite fact)
● As the [text/student/professor] says, …

Showing a contrast

● But on the other hand,…
● Meanwhile,…
● In contrast,…
● …, however,…
● But at the same time…

Listing

● First of all,…
● …, for one.
● First,… Second,…
● Besides that,…
● What’s more,…
● More importantly,…
● But what’s more important is that…
● There’s also the fact that…

Clarifying

● What I mean to say is that…
● To put it another way,…
● That is,…
● I mean,…

Additional phrases for Speaking Task 3

Showing disagreement

● While [the text says…], [the student thinks…] ● Although [the text says…], [the student thinks…]

Reporting an opinion

● The [man] agrees/disagrees that…
● In the [student’s] eyes/opinion…
● [She] believes that…
● The [man] is of the opinion that…
● The [student] claims…
● [He/she] points out that..

Additional phrases for Speaking Task 4

Describing an overview

  • [The reading/text/passage] introduces the [concept of…/theory of…]
  • [The reading/text/passage] defines the term [“exoplanet”/”parthenogenesis”/“stress timing”…] as…
  • [The reading/text/passage] gives an overview of…
  • We get a brief explanation of what [“exoplanet”/”parthenogenesis”] means from the
    text. It is…
  • In the [reading/text/passage], we get general definition of…

Reporting examples

  • The professor explains this [with the example of…/by describing…]
  • The professor illustrates [that point/the idea] [with the example of…/by describing…]
  • [He/she] elucidates [the concept/the idea] [with the example of…/by describing…]
  • [He/she] elaborates with some more specific examples, such as…
  • According to the [lecture/professor], one instance of this is…

Additional phrases for Speaking Task 5

Summarizing the problem

● [The female student] is facing a problem with…
● The issue is that…
● The problem the students discuss is that…
● The situation is

Reporting suggested solutions

● [The male student] is thinking about…
● [He/she] is considering…
● [He/she] points out that [he/she] could…

Reporting opinions

● [She] is afraid that… (possible negative result of solution)
● [He/she] feels that…
● The [man] is of the opinion that…

Giving your opinion

● If you ask me,…
● Personally, I… (Always include “I” after “personally”!)
● If it were up to me, I would…
● I’d say that [he/she] should…
● I think it’s better to…

Explaining why

● That’s because…
● The reason I say that is that…
● After all,…

 

 


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