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Free download ETS-The Official Guide to the New TOEFL iBT

Free download ETS-The Official Guide to the New TOEFL iBT

Posted on July 27, 2016

This book gives you instruction, practice, and advice on strategies for performing well on the TOEFL test. * Chapter 1 provides an overview of the test, information about test scores,and an introduction to the on-screen appearance of the different parts of the TOEFL iBT test, along with general test-taking suggestions.
* Chapters 2, 3, 4, and 5 provide in-depth discussions of the kinds of questions that appear in each section of the test. Each chapter also includes practice questions and explanations of correct answers so that you will
understand the actual communicative skills that are being tested in each
* Chapters 6–8 provide three full-length actual TOEFL iBT tests that will
give you an estimate of how you might perform on the actual test.
* Chapter 9 is the Writer’s Handbook, a guide to help you write essays in
English. It covers grammar, usage, mechanics, style, and organization and
development. There is also a discussion of different types of essays, tips on
how to improve your essay by revising, editing, and proofreading, and a
You can use this book to familiarize yourself with the appearance, length,
and format of the test. For additional practice and to experience the real test, go
to TOEFL Practice Online at TOEFL Practice Online
* a real TOEFL iBT test experience
* a variety of practice tests that help prepare you for test day
* same-day scores and performance feedback on all four tested skills
TOEFL Practice Online can help you become familiar with the way the test
is delivered and what it is like to answer the questions under timed conditions.
This Official Guide will help you understand the language skills you will need to
succeed on the test and in the classroom.
Use the practice tests in this book and from TOEFL Practice Online to determine which of your skills are the weakest. Then follow the advice in each skill
chapter to improve those skills. You should use other materials to supplement
the practice test questions in this book.
Because the TOEFL test is designed to assess the actual skills you will need to
be successful in your studies, the very best way to develop the skills being measured is to study in an English program that focuses on:
* communication using all four skills, especially speaking
* integrated skills (for example, listening/reading/speaking, listening/reading/
However, even students who are not enrolled in an English program should
practice the underlying skills that are assessed on the TOEFL test. In other words,
the best way to improve performance on the test is to improve your skills. Each
chapter of this book gives you explicit advice on how to connect your learning
activities to the kinds of questions you will be asked on the test. Perhaps you
want to improve your score on the Reading section. The best way to improve
reading skills is to read frequently and to read many different types of texts in
various subject areas (sciences, social sciences, arts, business, and others). The
Internet is one of the best resources for this, but any books, magazines, or journals are very helpful as well. It is best to progress to reading texts that are more
academic in style, the kind that would be found in university courses.
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