Essential Vocabulary for TOEFL

Essential Vocabulary for TOEFL will help you build your mastery of English vocabulary–and ace the TOEFL test to help you score higher on the TOEFL test.

This book contains all the vocabulary words that appear in the Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing sections of the test, as well as a special section on idioms and fixed expressions.

Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL

The first step to passing any language-based exam is the mastery of vocabulary. Written by an ESL expert, McGraw-Hill: Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test provides the methods you need to build vocabulary–both academic and campus–and the practice you need to perform strongly on test day.

Organized in a way that helps you maximize your study time, this practical guide takes you through a strategic three-step process–learning and understanding vocabulary, building and recording vocabulary, and using vocabulary–while offering exercises that help you remember word meanings and improve your feel of English.

McGraw-Hill: Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test features 20 academic-style readings focusing on advanced vocabulary from the Academic Word List, which is the kind of content you’ll find in the TOEFL test reading and listening (lecture) sections. It also includes dialogues about university life that will prepare you for the TOEFL test listening section for campus-related topics.

Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test provides


  • More than 1,100 words you’re most likely to see on the TOEFL test.
  • Exercises that build skills in paraphrasing, comprehension, and using new words in your writing.
  • 70 minutes of audio recordings of selected readings from throughout the book.

This new edition will enable you to experience more variety in topic choice and native-like sentence structure than ever before. It features new readings on contemporary American culture, more international topics, and many additional readings for different types of writing tasks on which the test is based.

Master English vocabulary to help you score higher on the TOEFL by learning over 1,100 of the most frequently tested words, each with a sample sentence.

Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL

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