Essential Words for the TOEFL

Essential Words for the TOEFL

by Steven J. Matthiesen

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Overview

This revised book is specifically designed for ESL students preparing to take the TOEFL and features updated vocabulary that is seen most often on the exam. It includes:
  • Phrases and “purpose” words (for example, define, discuss, claim, etc.) that are used in the speaking and writing sections of the test
  • New words and phrases, since you are often asked to explain the meaning of a phrase
  • Lists of vocabulary words with definitions, sample sentences, and practice exercises for 500 need-to-know words
  • Detailed advice to help students expand their English language vocabulary, and more

Students can test their mastery of TOEFL vocabulary by taking the included practice test with answer key, which is designed to help students evaluate their progress, and increase confidence in their vocabulary skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438068817
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 04/26/2017
Series: Barron's Test Prep
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 869 KB

Table of Contents


  • INTRODUCTION: Success on the TOEFL


    Maximizing Your Vocabulary Potential--

    A Description of This Program


  • CHAPTER 1: Getting to Know the TOEFL


    What Is the TOEFL?


    Paper-Based TOEFL and the iBT®


    The Paper-Based Test (PBT)


    Section 1: Listening Comprehension


    Section 2: Structure and Written Expression


    Section 3: Reading Comprehension


    Test of Written English (TWE)
    The iBT


    Section 1: Listening


    Section 2: Reading


    Section 3: Speaking


    Section 4: Writing


    Some Helpful Hints for Both Formats of the TOEFL


  • CHAPTER 2: Understanding the TOEFL Reading Section


    Sample Questions


    Strategy for the iBT and Paper-Based TOEFL


  • CHAPTER 3: Improving Your TOEFL Vocabulary


    Read a Lot


    Make Flash Cards


    Make Word Lists


    Learn Words from Old TOEFLs


    Learn the Words in This Book


    Learn to Use a Thesaurus


  • CHAPTER 4: Building Your TOEFL Vocabulary


    Developing Word Attack Skills


  • CHAPTER 5: Important Vocabulary Building Tools


    The Dictionary


    The Thesaurus


  • CHAPTER 6: The Essential TOEFL Vocabulary


    Studying the Word Entries


    Answering Phrasal Questions


    Lessons 1-30


    Answers to Exercises: Lessons 1-30


  • CHAPTER 7: The iBT Practice Test


    General Directions


    iBT Reading Section


    Answers to iBT Practice Test


    Scoring Your iBT Practice Test


    iBT Reading Section Score Conversion Table


  • INDEX

  • Customer Reviews