Barron’s Writing for the TOEFL iBT is perfect for students who are interested in maximizing their TOEFL iBT scores. This book comes with an MP3 CD that allows the reader to practice writing in a timed environment like that of the real TOEFL iBT test.
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This updated manual prepares students to succeed on the TOEFL’s Independent Task, the all-important essay question, and on the Integrated Task, which combines reading, listening, and writing skills.
The author presents a three-step program designed to help students write like native speakers of English. His coaching entails gathering ideas, organizing details, and developing the chosen topic into clear, grammatical written English.
He also provides exercises in proofreading and editing. Over 180 model essays and model integrated tasks are included for students to read and analyze. Lectures typical of those presented on actual tests are
How to use this book?
There are three steps in creating an essay: planning, writing, and revising. Writing for the TOEFL iBT provides a step-by-step guide for planning, writing, and revising your essays for both the Integrated Task and the Independent Task on the TOEFL iBT. You will learn to follow a simple three-step model and practice applying it to writing both types of essays.
- (STEP 1 ) PLAN.
- (STEP 2 ) WRITE.
- (STEP 3) REVISE.
You will have 20 minutes to plan, write, and revise your essay for the Integrated Task, and you will have 30 minutes to plan, write, and revise your essay for the Independent Task. In those limited amounts of time, you must produce writing that is clear, coherent, and correct. This book will help you do that.
Just as you must plan your essays, you also need to plan your studying. This book provides you with a plan for studying for the TOEFL iBT essays. By following the chapters in the book in order and doing all the practice exercises, you will learn a three-step method for writing your essays, and you will have many opportunities to practice writing. You will also learn writing skills that you can apply to both tasks and to your writing in general.
The best way to learn to write is by writing. You will do a great deal of writing when you do the practice exercises and practice tasks in this book. For additional practice, you can choose topics from the model integrated tasks and model-independent essays at the back of the book.
When you are learning to write, you must, at the same time, learn to revise. You must make it a habit to revise the essays you write for practice in this book. Revision is as important a part of the writing process as the writing itself. A good essay takes time time to plan, time to write, time to revise. When you write your TOEFL iBT essays, you will have a limited amount of time. If you take the time now to learn how to write, you’ll easily be able to write your TOEFL iBT essays in the limited time allowed.
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