A Successful Overall Approach for Taking the TOEFL Test

Every second counts when you are taking a standardized test such as the TOEFL. Avoid wasting that time. One way that you can save time is by not reading the directions for each section. If you know the direction for each section, and the format looks similar to the format of that section in this guide and the TOEFL handbook, it is suggested that you begin work immediately. While the other examinees are reading the direction, you can answer several questions. Of course, if the section looks at all unfamiliar, check the directions to be re there has not been change.

Many who take the TOEFL don’t get the score that they are entitled to because they spend too much time dwelling on hard questions, leaving insufficient time to answer the easy questions they can get right. Don’t let this happen to you. Use the following system in section 2 and 3 to mark your answer sheet: Read the rest of this entry »

Talking about Movies

Today, you are going to talk about your favorite movie. You will have to review the movie in 3-5 minutes .  When you describe the movie, make sure to include:

What kind of movie is it? Drama, comedy, family or adventure?

– What was the movie about?

– Did you enjoy it? Why?


Example: I want to talk about “Harry Potter”. It is a fantasy film series. There is a boy named Harry Potter. He ……

Then …….

At the end …..

I like this movie because ……..

A Conversation about Visiting a Doctor

Hi there..here is the conversation about visiting a Doctor, have a nice reading..:)

Patient   :    Assalamulaikum

Doctor   :    Walaikum Salam. Have a seat, please!

Patient   :    Thank you.

Doctor   :    You are welcome. Your name is Amrul?

Patient   :    Yes, Doctor. Read the rest of this entry »


Midterm test untuk mahasiswa RKU. Setiap mahasiswa harus membuat masing-masing 3 (tiga) kalimat dari:

Simple present

Simple past


Modal Read the rest of this entry »

Present Perfect

The present perfect expresses activities or situations has occurred (or did not occur) “before now,” at some unspecified time in the past. The present perfect also expresses activities that repeated several  or many times in the past. The exact time are unspecified.

The pattern:

Positive : have/has + past participle Read the rest of this entry »

Present Progressive

The present progressive expresses an activity that is in progress (is occurring, is happening) right now. The event is in progress at the time the speaker is saying the sentence. The event began in the past, is in progress now, and will probably continue into the future.

The pattern:

(+)  S + be + Ving + O/C Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Present

The simple present expresses daily habits or usual activities. The simple present also expresses general statements of fact. In sum, the simple present is used for events or situations tht exist always, usually, or habitually in the past, present and future.

The pattern:

(+) S + V1 + O/C  or  S + be (is, am, are) + O/C

(-)  S + do/does + not + V1 + O/C  or  S+ be + not + O/C Read the rest of this entry »

Expression Like and Dislike

A      : Don’t you like the cold weather like this?

B      : Unfortunately, I never really liked the cold weather like this


A      : The movie was fantastic, don’t you think? Read the rest of this entry »

Cross Culture Understanding

People from different countries have different taboos. Before going abroad you should know about this small thing to save you from embarrassment. Here some cross culture understanding from several countries in the world.

United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, you must be careful when making the “V sing.” There is a way, and a wrong way. Make sure the back of your hand is facing you. If it faces someone else, you may get in trouble.

Germany Read the rest of this entry »

Greetings and Farewells


Greeting is friendly or polite words that you say for opening or closing conversation with people.

Good morning (12:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Good afternoon (12:00 pm to 12:00 am)
Good evening (getting dark until midnight)
Good night (before sleeping or going to bed)
Good noon (midday) — (more formal) Read the rest of this entry »

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