TOEFL Essay Question Types –
The lists of 'If' TOEFL Independent Writing topics below will help you prepare for this type of question on your exam. Look at questions in the following four categories as well, to be prepared for all the types of TOEFL essays.
1. If you could invent something new, what product would you develop? Use specific details to explain why this invention is needed.
2. Imagine that you have received some land to use as you wish. How would you use this land? Use specific details to explain your answer.
3. You have the opportunity to visit a foreign country for two weeks. Which country would you like to visit? Use specific reasons and details to explain your choice.
4. If you could make one important change in a school that you attended, what change would you make? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.
5. If you could change one important thing about your hometown, what would you change? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.
6. If you were an employer, which kind of worker would you prefer to hire: an inexperienced worker at a lower salary or an experienced worker at a higher salary? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
7. If you could study a subject that you have never had the opportunity to study, what would you choose? Explain your choice, using specific reasons and details.
8. If you could travel back in time to meet a famous person from history, what person would you like to meet? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
9. If you could meet a famous entertainer or athlete, who would that be, and why? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
10. If you could ask a famous person one question, what would you ask? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
11. Holidays honor people or events. If you could create a new holiday, what person or event would it honor and how would you want people to celebrate it? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.