Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: The Next Generation with Answer Key / Edition 1

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: The Next Generation with Answer Key / Edition 1

by Deborah Phillips
     
 

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: Next Generation (IBT), a book/CD-ROM package written by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive

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Overview

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: Next Generation (IBT), a book/CD-ROM package written by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive language skills course and a wealth of practice for all sections of the test, the Longman Preparation Course is appropriate for courses in TOEFL® Test preparation or as a supplement to more general English courses.

 

Note: You must have the to order the audio program (on CD or audiocassette).

 

The Student Book features:

  • Authentic material for all the new types of passages and questions on the test.
  • Diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement in each section.
  • Practice sections for the four skills:
    • Reading provides practice exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing.
    • Listening provides authentic conversations between two people in an academic setting and academic lectures with new questions about a speaker’s attitude or purpose.
    • Speakingincludes personal and expository tasks and integrated tasks.
    • Writing consists of expository and integrated tasks: reading/listening/writing.
  • Eight mini-tests that preview the test’s integrated four-skills format.
  • Two complete practice tests that familiarize students with the actual test format and timing.

 The CD-ROM features:

  • Completely different material from the Student Book.
  • Practice sections for all parts of the test, including speaking.
  • Eight mini-tests, and two complete tests.
  • Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM.
  • Easy-to-use scoring and record-keeping to monitor progress.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131932906
Publisher:
Pearson ESL
Publication date:
07/25/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

 

SECTION ONE: READING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST: Aggression

 

READING OVERVIEW

 

READING SKILLS

Vocabulary and Reference

SKILL 1: Understand vocabulary from context

READING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Recognize referents

READING EXERCISE 2

READING EXERCISE (Skills 1–2): Coral Colonies

Sentences

SKILL 3: Simplify meanings of sentences

READING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Insert sentences into the passage

READING EXERCISE 4

READING EXERCISE (Skills 3–4): Theodore Dreiser

READING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–4): Pulsars

Details

SKILL 5: Find factual information

READING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Understand negative facts

READING EXERCISE 6

READING EXERCISE (Skills 5–6): John Muir

READING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–6): Caretaker Speech

Inferences

SKILL 7: Make inferences from stated facts

READING EXERCISE 7

SKILL 8: Infer rhetorical purpose

READING EXERCISE 8

READING EXERCISE (Skills 7–8): Ella Deloria

READING REVIEW EXERCISES (Skills 1–8): Early Autos

Reading to Learn

SKILL 9: Select summary information

READING EXERCISE 9

SKILL 10: Complete schematic tables

READING EXERCISE 10

READING EXERCISE (Skills 9–10): Species

READING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–10): Decisions

 

READING POST-TEST: Aquatic Schools

 

SECTION TWO: LISTENING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

Problem Class

Sleep

 

LISTENING OVERVIEW

 

LISTENING SKILLS

Basic Comprehension

SKILL 1: Understand the gist

LISTENING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Understand the details

LISTENING EXERCISE 2

LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–2): Anthropology Paper

Pragmatic Understanding

SKILL 3: Understand the function

LISTENING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Understand the speaker’s stance

LISTENING EXERCISE 4

LISTENING EXERCISE (Skills 3–4): The Fugio Coin

LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–4): Hibernation

Connecting Information

SKILL 5: Understand the organization

LISTENING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Understand relationships

LISTENING EXERCISE 6

LISTENING EXERCISE (Skills 5–6): The Outer Banks

LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–6): Leaf Arrangements

 

LISTENING POST-TEST

Music Project

The Great Lakes

 

 

SECTION THREE: SPEAKING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

Good Teacher

Vacation

Registering for Classes

Nonverbal Communication

Problem in French Class

Echolocation

 

SPEAKING OVERVIEW

 

SPEAKING SKILLS

Independent Tasks

SKILL 1: Plan the free-choice response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Make the free-choice response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 2

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–2)

SKILL 3: Plan the paired-choice response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Make the paired-choice response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 4

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 3–4)

Integrated Tasks (Reading and Listening)

SKILL 5: Note the main points as you read

SPEAKING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Note the main points as you listen

SPEAKING EXERCISE 6

SKILL 7: Plan the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 7

SKILL 8: Make the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 8

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 5–8): History Syllabus

SKILL 9: Note the main points as you read

SPEAKING EXERCISE 9

SKILL 10: Note the main points as you listen

SPEAKING EXERCISE 10

SKILL 11: Plan the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 11

SKILL 12: Make the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 12

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 9–12): Equity Theory

Integrated Tasks (Listening)

SKILL 13: Note the main points as you listen

SPEAKING EXERCISE 13

SKILL 14: Plan the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 14

SKILL 15: Make the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 15

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 13–15): Bored in Class

SKILL 16: Note the main points as you listen

SPEAKING EXERCISE 16

SKILL 17: Plan the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 17

SKILL 18: Make the response

SPEAKING EXERCISE 18

SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 16–18): SAD

 

SPEAKING POST-TEST

Admirable Person

Getting News

Cafeteria Problem

Social Environments

Class Schedule Problem

Life on Mars

 

 

SECTION FOUR: WRITING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

Human Memory

News Story

 

WRITING OVERVIEW

 

WRITING SKILLS

Integrated Task

SKILL 1: Note the main points as you read

WRITING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Note the main points as you listen

WRITING EXERCISE 2

SKILL 3: Plan before you write

WRITING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Write a topic statement

WRITING EXERCISE 4

SKILL 5: Write unified supporting paragraphs

WRITING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Review sentence structure

WRITING EXERCISE 6

SKILL 7: Review grammar

WRITING EXERCISE 7

WRITING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1–7): Iceman

Independent Task

SKILL 8: Plan before you write

WRITING EXERCISE 8

SKILL 9: Write the introduction

WRITING EXERCISE 9

SKILL 10: Write unified supporting paragraphs

WRITING EXERCISE 10

SKILL 11: Connect the supporting paragraphs

WRITING EXERCISE 11

SKILL 12: Write the conclusion

WRITING EXERCISE 12

SKILL 13: Review sentence structure

WRITING EXERCISE 13

SKILL 14: Review grammar

WRITING EXERCISE 14

WRITING EXERCISE (Skills 8–14): Emotions

 

WRITING POST-TEST

Unintended Consequences

Safe or Sorry

 

 

MINI-TESTS

 

MINI-TEST 1

Reading:        Migration

Listening:       Science Lab

                            The Little House Books

Speaking:       Leader of the Country

                            History Films         

                            Formation of Glaciers

Writing:          Garlic

 

MINI-TEST 2

Reading:         Birth Order

Listening:       Confused Assignment

                            Cross-Dating

Speaking:       Getting Up Early

                              Leadership Roles     

                             Meeting on Exam Schedule

Writing:           Historical Event

 

MINI-TEST 3

Reading:         Ketchup

Listening:       Biology Class

                            Gem Cuts

Speaking:       Hometown

                             Library Rules

                            Split Infinitives

Writing:          Bamboo and Pandas

 

MINI-TEST 4

Reading:         Estuaries

Listening:       Cumulative Exam

                            Mountains

Speaking:       Kinds of Exams

                             Nullification

                            Simple Direct Response

Writing:          Working for Others

 

MINI-TEST 5

Reading:         Schizophrenia

Listening:        Scholarship

                             Atolls

Speaking:       Good Friend

                             Student Assistant Positions

                            Zero-Sum Economies

Writing:          Catch-22

 

MINI-TEST 6

Reading:        Exxon Valdez

Listening:       Schedule Plan

                            Animal Hearing

Speaking:       Million Dollars

                             Formation of the Solar System

                            Rescheduled Speaker

Writing:          Visitors to Your Country

 

MINI-TEST 7

Reading:         Plate Tectonics

Listening:       Group Project

                            The Trumpet

Speaking:       TOEFL Test

                            Discussion Class     

                            NIMBY

Writing:          Hemophilia

 

MINI-TEST 8

Reading:        The Limners

Listening:       General Studies

                            Carbon

Speaking:       Big Party

                            Somnambulism

                            Questioning the Professor

Writing:          Violence in Movies

 

 

COMPLETE TESTS

 

COMPLETE TEST 1

Reading:           1 Prehistoric Astronomers

2 Truman and the Railroads

3 Mathematical Bases

Listening:          Student Newspaper

The Great Salt Lake

Kleenex

Exam Grade

Hawaii

Three-MileIsland

Speaking:          Dream Job

Group Paper

Spring Show

Great Ape Communication

Dreaded Science Class

Mercantilism

Writing:              Venus

Family Traditions

 

COMPLETE TEST 2

Reading:               1 Navigational Devices

2 The Neanderthals

3 The Silent Era

Listening:          Grade Report

Washington, D.C.

The Letter C

The Space Shuttle

Caves

The Compound Eye

Speaking:          Favorite Movie

Telling a Lie

Business Internships

Supersonic Speeds

Project Done Bit by Bit

Multiple Personality Disorder

Writing:             Library at Alexandria

Good Leader

 

 

APPENDIXES

APPENDIX A: Cohesion

APPENDIX B: Sentence Structure

APPENDIX C: Error Correction (Grammar)

 

SCORES AND CHARTS

Scoring Information

Skills Charts and Self-Assessment Checklists

Progress Chart

 

RECORDING SCRIPT

 

ANSWER KEY

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