Download Pre-TOEFL Guide: Academic English Practice – Great for IELTS too!
Pre-TOEFL Guide: Academic English Practice – Great for IELTS too. The book will give you the foundation in academic English you need for TOEFL and IELTS success.
Preparing for TOEFL:
Do you plan to take TOEFL or IELTS but are not ready for the challenge? Do you need more practice? If you do, then this book is for you. It is also for those who just want to practice their academic English. Whatever your purpose, this book will give you the foundation in academic English you need for TOEFL and IELTS success.
Part I: Argument Strategies:
In this section, you will learn how to argue subjectively and objectively in writing and when speaking. You will also learn how to summarize. Being able to argue and summarize proficiently is essential for TOEFL and IELTS success, and for success at an English-speaking university.
Part II: Academic English Practice:
This section consists of grouped exercises. They are Structure, Written Expression, and Vocabulary. These challenging exercises will help you build an academic English vocabulary while introducing you to English grammar at the university level.
TOEFL means Test of English as a Foreign Language. TOEFL is one of the most popular English language proficiency tests in the world. The TOEFL PBT (paper-based test) was the original TOEFL test.
It was replaced by the TOEFL CBT (computer-based test), which was replaced by the TOEFL iBT (internet-based test).
The three test scores are compared below. ! REMEMBER: On test day, you will take the TOEFL iBT. Since 2005, the year the TOEFL iBT was introduced, the average yearly worldwide TOEFL iBT score for all test-takers has been 81 out of 120.
What does the TOEFL iBT measure?
The TOEFL iBT measures (tests) academic English language proficiency on a scale from 0 to 120.
Specifically, TOEFL measures your ability to apply academic English across four skill sets: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. As you can see, TOEFL is really a Test of academic English as a foreign language. TOEFL also measures your ability to learn new topics, then answer questions about them.