Structure is the TOEFL's fancy word for grammar. To determine your
mastery of it, the test-makers want to know if you can identify both
correct and incorrect grammatical forms. Therefore, you'll see two
question formats mixed together in this section: Fill-ins and Error
Recognition. Fill-ins give you a sentence with a portion missing,
followed by four possible choices. You need to choose the correct one to
fill in the blank. Error Recognition questions give you a complete
sentence with four different parts underlined. One of the underlined
parts is grammatically incorrect. You need to highlight the incorrect
Remember that this is standardized test, so a limited number of
grammar points are used. And they may not necessarily be what you
learned in school - especially if you learned British English.
Strategies: Focus your time on the high-yield grammar points -
those that will most effectively maximize your score.
Sample TOEFL Grammar Questions