Essential Words for the TOEFL

Essential Words for the TOEFL

by Steven J. Matthiesen

NOOK BookSeventh Edition (eBook - Seventh Edition)


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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
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


  • Customer Reviews