TOEFL Writing Strategy – Agree or Disagree Questions

There are five types of independent writing questions on the TOEFL. We learned what they are a few weeks ago. We have discussed some strategies to answering these questions. In the future I will list each type of question here and outline the possible ways to answer the questions. It is important that you try to practice and memorize the possible strategies before writing TOEFL.

Agree Disagree Questions:

1. Method One: Agree with the statement

Thesis: I agree with/that ….
Topic 1: One reason I agree is….
Topic 2: Another reason I agree is…
Topic 3: The final reason I agree is…
Conclusion: The reasons I agree with… are …

2. Method Two: disagree with the statement

Thesis: I disgree with/that ….
Topic 1: One reason I disagree is….
Topic 2: Another reason I disagree is…
Topic 3: The final reason I disagree is…
Conclusion: The reasons I disagree with… are …

3. Method Three: Neither agree nor disagree

Thesis: I neither/both agree nor disagree with/that ….
Topic 1: One reason I disisagree is….
Topic 2: One reason I agree is…
Topic 3: Another reason I agree/disagree is…
Conclusion: I neither/both agree or disagree with … because …

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