On Wednesday, 8th February 2017, English Department teaching staff from UNIDHA organized a TOEFL workshop for high-school students at SMAN 15 Padang. The workshop was held in the school’s spacious Musholla. One of the school’s vice principles, Drs. Erman Siswadi, M.Si, introduced the team and gave a short talk to the students before the workshop started.
The workshop was headed by Rahma Yanti, S.S., M.EIL. Yalmiadi, S.S., M.Pd began the workshop by giving a comprehensive explanation about TOEFL. It was followed by a discussion on the three sections of test in TOEFL PBT and strategies for completing them. The discussion on and strategies for successfully completing Listening Comprehension, Structure and Written Expression, and Reading Comprehension were given by Rahma Yanti, S.S., M.EIL, Handoko, S.S, M.Hum, and Rabbi Antaridha, S.S., M.A respectively. At the end of the talk on each section, students were given samples of the tests to work on. The team also held a little competition for the students to make the relatively long workshop more exciting. The team concluded the workshop in around two and half hours.