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400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL by Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz; Lawrence J. ZwierFor students whose first language is not English and who wish to study at a university with an English-based curriculum, no admittance test is more important than the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL helps you score well by arming you with the most important English vocabulary words commonly found on this crucial exam. This timely guide also encompasses the recent changes made to the test, including the emphasis on conversation and spontaneous communication to mirror the interactive nature of the classroom. 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL also includes: Activities such as paraphrasing, synonym and antonym exercises, and identifying prefixes and suffixes Strategies on how to incorporate new words into everyday vocabulary Chapters on identifying synonyms and paraphrasing sentences, roots, prefixes, and suffixes
Publication Date: 2005
500 Words, Phrases and Idioms for the TOEFL IBT Plus Typing Strategies by Bruce StirlingHOW IS THIS TOEFL BOOK DIFFERENT? This TOEFL book is different because it uses an integrated vocabulary learning system called recycling. Recycling is simple. Each exercise is divided into four quizzes. Quiz 1, a multiple-choice vocabulary quiz, introduces ten new words. Next, you will do Quiz 2. Quiz 2 is a sentence-completion quiz based on the ten words in Quiz 1. Next, you will do Quiz 3, a spelling quiz. The speaker on the audio file will say the same ten words in turn. You will then have ten seconds to spell each word by saying it and typing it. Finally, you will do Quiz 4. Quiz 4 is a 60-word typing test based on the ten new words you have been recycling through Quizzes 1, 2 and 3, plus words, phrases and idioms recycled from previous exercises. BONUS MATERIAL Learn essential rhetorical strategies and a test-proven way to develop opinion-based and fact-based TOEFL essays. Audio included through Internet download.
* reflects the design of the official TOEFL internet-based test
* tests academic English-language proficiency expected of university students in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland and England
* provides extra practice before you take the official TOEFL iBT
* will help you identify those areas of academic English you need to improve for a higher TOEFL iBT score
* will give you an unofficial, TOEFL iBT range score within a 10-point range
Audio CD included
Publication Date: 2012
Pre-TOEFL Guide: Academic English Practice by Bruce StirlingDo you plan to take TOEFL or IELTS but are not ready for the challenge? Do you need more practice? If you do, then this book is for you. It is also for those who just want to practice their academic English. Whatever your purpose, this book will give you the foundation in academic English you need for TOEFL and IELTS success.
Publication Date: 2017
Scoring Strategies for the TOEFL IBT a Complete Guide by Bruce StirlingTOEFL students all ask: How can I get a high TOEFL iBT score? Answer: Learn argument scoring strategies. Why? Because the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes from start to finish. In other words, the TOEFL iBT is all arguments. That's right, all arguments. If you want a high score, you need essential argument scoring strategies. That is what Scoring Strategies for the TOEFL iBT gives you, and more!
Learn essential TOEFL iBT scoring strategies developed in American university classrooms and proven successful on the TOEFL iBT.
Learn how to predict testing points by rhetorically analyzing reading, listening, speaking, and writing tasks.
Learn how the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes in all four test sections.
Learn how the graphics-based scoring strategy called argument mapping applies to all TOEFL iBT tasks.
Audio CD included
Publication Date: 2011
Speaking and Writing Strategies for the TOEFL IBT by Bruce StirlingIncrease your TOEFL iBT score by increasing your speaking and writing scores. How? By using the strategy called argument mapping. Why argument mapping? Because the TOEFL iBT speaking and writing sections are all argument-based tasks. That means if you want high speaking and writing scores, you must know how to map out (develop and deliver) spoken and written arguments, quickly and proficiently. With argument mapping, you will be able to do just that. Best of all, you can apply argument mapping to all six speaking tasks and both writing tasks. ARGUMENT DEVELOPMENT Learn basic and advanced argument development strategies to maximize your speaking and writing scores. By doing so, you can increase your TOEFL score. ARGUMENT MAPPING Learn test-proven speaking and writing strategies quickly and proficiently using the graphics-based strategy called argument mapping. SCORING STRATEGIES Learn how to think like a TOEFL rater so you know exactly what to say and write to maximize scoring.
Publication Date: 2016
TOEFL Strategies: A Complete Guide to the IBT (Internet Based Test) by Bruce StirlingTOEFL students all ask: How can I get a high TOEFL iBT score? Answer: Learn argument scoring strategies. Why? Because the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes from start to finish. In other words, the TOEFL iBT is all arguments. That's right, all arguments. If you want a high score, you need essential argument scoring strategies. That is what TOEFL STRATEGIES A COMPLETE GUIDE gives you, and more! TEST-PROVEN STRATEGIES: Learn essential TOEFL iBT scoring strategies developed in American university classrooms and proven successful on the TOEFL iBT. RHETORICAL ANALYSIS: Learn how to maximize scoring by rhetorically analyzing all reading, listening, speaking and writing tasks. ARGUMENT RECYCLING: Learn how the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes in all four test sections. ARGUMENT MAPPING: Learn how to apply the strategy called argument mapping to all TOEFL tasks for maximum scoring. Audio CD included
Publication Date: 2016
TOEFL Strategy : Multiple Choice Strategies for Basic Math, Word Problems, English Grammar and Reading Comprehension by Complete Test Preparation IncLearn and practice proven multiple choice strategies for reading comprehension and listening comprehension If you are preparing for the TOEFL(R), you probably want all the help you can get TOEFL(R) Test Strategy is your complete guide to answering multiple choice questions Includes FREE ebook version Use on iPad, iPhone, any smartphone or tablet Includes links to audio files for listening comprehension practice You will learn: Powerful multiple choice strategies with practice questions - Learn 15 powerful multiple choice strategies and then practice. Answer key for all practice questions with extensive commentary including tips, short-cuts and strategies. How to prepare for a multiple choice exam - make sure you are preparing properly and not wasting valuable study time Who does well on multiple choice exams and who does not - and how to make sure you do How to handle trick questions - usually there are one or two trick questions to separate the really good students from the rest - tips and strategies to handle these special questions. Step-by-step strategy for answering multiple choice - on any subject Common Mistakes on a Test - and how to avoid them How to avoid test anxiety - how to avoid one of the most common reasons for low scores on a test How to prepare for a test - proper preparation for your exam will definitely boost your score How to psych yourself up for a test - tips on the all-important mental preparation Learn what you must do in the test room Includes over 150 practice questions Once you learn our powerful multiple choice strategy techniques, practice them right away on reading comprehension and listening comprehension. Includes downloadable audio for listening comprehension TOEFL(R) is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service, who are not involved in the production of, and do not endorse this publication. Study When and Where You Want The print version of our TOEFL(R) Test Strategy comes with a FREE ebook version, suitable for any smartphone, iPhone, iPad or tablet, which you can immediately download after purchasing. You can practice your questions after working out at the gym, while you're waiting on a friend for lunch, or over your morning cup of coffee. Whenever you have those spare moments, you can consistently build your confidence. There's no need to deprive your body of the sleep and energy you'll need when the test day arrives. Practice Really Does Make Perfect The more TOEFL multiple choice strategy questions you see, and practice, the more likely you are to pass the test You'll have over 150 practice questions that cover every category. You can fine-tune your knowledge in areas where you feel comfortable and be more efficient improving your problem areas. Our multiple choice strategies and TOEFL practice test questions have been developed by our dedicated team of experts. Every practice question is designed to engage the critical thinking skills that are needed to pass the TOEFL. Maybe you have read this kind of thing before, and maybe feel you don't need it, and you are not sure if you are going to buy this study guide. Remember though, it only a few percentage points divide the PASS from the FAIL students. Even if our test tips increase your score by a few percentage points, isn't that worth it? Why not do everything you can to increase your score on the TOEFL(R)?
Publication Date: 2015
Top the TOEFL: Unlocking The Secrets Of Ivy League Students by Kaiwen Leong; Elaine L. LeongTop the TOEFL is a TOEFL book like no other. It recognizes an essential key to the problem: students who struggle with the TOEFL have problems mastering English. Hence, while other TOEFL books teach strategies with long wordy explanations that hardly make sense to the average student, Top the TOEFL focuses on teaching students in the most intuitive way possible: examples. Each unit is systematically broken down to make it simple for any student to Top the TOEFL. First, "Simple Steps" are condensed at the outset for easy reference. Next begins "Elaboration with Examples" -- a section where the "Simple Steps" are put into practice. The unit concludes with the "TOEFL Trainer" which divides exercises according to the "Simple Steps," allowing students a chance to directly put the strategies to practice rather than just throwing students into the deep end by providing a full set of TOEFL practice tests.
View a free set of TOEFL iBT® questions used in previous tests, so you can become familiar with the types of questions and content on the actual test, and understand how the TOEFL iBT test is structured and formatted.