IEI TOEFL-Prep Writing Practice Exercise #1
General Instructions: Please read the instructions for each part of the exercise, do the exercise, and then e-mail your work to me at so that I can check your work. 

(In order to save time you may want to do the exercise in your e-mail window, but of course you can also first write your sentences or paragraph in an word processor such as Microsoft Word and then copy and paste your work into your e-mail window. The choice is up to you)

(a) Write one topic sentence for each of the following topics:
  • Your hometown
  • A place you would like to travel to.
  • (Another topic of your own choosing)
(b) Choose oneof the above topics and write ONE complete paragraph about it. You should use a good topic sentence and adequately detailed supporting sentences. You do not have to include a concluding sentence if you do not wish to do so.

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