9780764144776

Essential Words for the TOEFL

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  • ISBN13:

    9780764144776

  • ISBN10:

    0764144774

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2011
  • Publisher: Barrons Test Prep
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Summary

A list of approximately 500 need-to-know words with definitions is presented for ESL students preparing to take the TOEFL. The book also presents detailed advice on ways that students can expand their English language vocabulary. They will find helpful tips on using a dictionary and a thesaurus to expand word power plus practice tests with answer keys. The tests are designed to help students evaluate their expanding word-learning progress and increased vocabulary in English.

SCORE HIGHER with BARRON'S

For 70 years, BARRON'S experts have been helping students surpass their expectations on standardized tests. This book will help you expand your English vocabulary and achieve a high score on the TOEFL.

-Focus on the TOEFL's 500 most-frequently-encountered words will help you expand your English vocabulary and get a great score

-Solid advice will guide you in getting the most out of a dictionary and a thesaurus to expand your word power

-Practical strategies will help you learn and retain word meanings

-Answers provided for all vocabulary practice

Table of Contents

Introduction: Success on the TOEFLp. v
Maximizing Your Vocabulary Potential-A Description of This Programp. v
Getting to Know the TOEFLp. 1
What Is the TOEFL?p. 1
Paper-Based TOEFL and the iBTŪp. 1
The Paper-Based Test (PBT)p. 2
Section 1: Listening Comprehensionp. 2
Section 2: Structure and Written Expressionp. 4
Section 3: Reading Comprehensionp. 5
Test of Written English (TWE)p. 7
The iBTp. 8
Section 1: Listeningp. 8
Section 2: Readingp. 10
Section 3: Speakingp. 11
Section 4: Writingp. 11
Some Helpful Hints for Both Formats of the TOEFLp. 12
Understanding the TOEFL Reading Sectionp. 13
Sample Questionsp. 13
Strategy for the iBT and Paper-Based TOEFLp. 24
Improving Your TOEFL Vocabularyp. 27
Read a Lotp. 27
Make Flash Cardsp. 27
Make Word Listsp. 27
Learn Words from Old TOEFLsp. 28
Learn the Words in This Bookp. 28
Learn to Use a Thesaurusp. 28
Building Your TOEFL Vocabularyp. 29
Developing Word Attack Skillsp. 29
Important Vocabulary Building Toolsp. 36
The Dictionaryp. 36
The Thesaurusp. 39
The Essential TOEFL Vocabularyp. 41
Studying the Word Entriesp. 42
Answering Phrasal Questionsp. 44
Lessons 1-30p. 49
Answers to Exercises: Lessons 1-30p. 290
The iBT Practice Testp. 295
General Directionsp. 295
iBT Reading Sectionp. 296
Answers to iBT Practice Testp. 314
Scoring Your iBT Practice Testp. 314
iBT Reading Section Score Conversion Tablep. 316
Indexp. 317
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Very useful book May 14, 2011
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This textbook provides list of approximately 500 need-to-know words with definitions is presented for ESL students preparing to take the TOEFL. The textbook also presents detailed advice on ways that students can expand their English language vocabulary. This small textbook is what you are looking for if you are preparing for the TOEFL. The textbook I received was exactly as I had ordered it. The best part about this business transaction was the delivery. I received my textbook two business days later, which was great!
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