Perfect Phrases for the TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections

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  • Copyright: 2008-07-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Perfect Phrases to stand out on the TOEFL-for the more than 800,000 people who take the testTo be accepted into most North American undergraduate and graduate programs, international students must take and pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language.Perfect Phrases for the TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sectionsgives you all the phrases and most commonly used words you need to excel on both the writing and speaking sections of the test. Presented in the easy-to-understand Perfect Phrases format, these phrases allow you to effectively communicate and express yourself in standard American English, and to score your very best on the test.

Author Biography

Roberta Steinberg is a professor at Mount Ida College. She teaches international teaching assistants at MIT, where she is also responsible for assessing the English level of all incoming international graduate students.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use the Bookp. 1
The Speaking Sectionp. 3
Description of Tasksp. 5
Independent Task: Speaking, Personal Preferencep. 6
Independent Task: Paired Choice Taskp. 10
Integrated Task: Reading/Listening/Speaking (Campus-based)p. 14
Integrated Task: Listening/Reading/Speaking (Academic topic)p. 22
Integrated Task: Listening/Speaking (Campus-based)p. 29
Integrated Task: Listening/Speaking (Academic topic)p. 35
Phrases and Vocabulary for the Speaking Section with Reference to Skill and Purposep. 41
Speaking Skill Developmentp. 51
Websites for Improving Listening Skillsp. 51
The Writing Sectionp. 53
Description of Tasksp. 55
Independent Taskp. 55
Integrated Taskp. 61
Phrases and Vocabulary for the Writing Section with Reference to Skill and Purposep. 73
Writing Skill Developmentp. 83
Suggestions for the Independent Taskp. 83
Suggestions for the Integrated Taskp. 85
Vocabulary Developmentp. 87
Summarizing Practicep. 89
Increasing Vocabulary through Readingp. 89
Increasing Vocabulary with the Academic Word Listsp. 89
Grammarp. 97
Grammar Pretestp. 97
Grammar Rules and Exercisesp. 101
Grammar Posttestp. 147
Punctuationp. 155
Punctuation Pretestp. 155
Punctuation Rulesp. 157
Punctuation Posttestp. 162
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