Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test

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Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT Reading, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the Reading section of the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive reading-skills course and a wealth of practice for the Reading section of the test, the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT Reading is appropriate for courses in TOEFL-test preparation or as a supplement ...

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Overview

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT Reading, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the Reading section of the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive reading-skills course and a wealth of practice for the Reading section of the test, the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT Reading is appropriate for courses in TOEFL-test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL reading courses.

The Student Book features:

  • Updated material for all the new types of Reading passages and questions on the test
  • Diagnostic Reading Pre-tests and Post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement
  • Reading-Skills exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing
  • Eight Reading Mini-Tests that preview the Reading section of the test
  • Two Reading Complete Tests that familiarize students with the actual test formatting and timing

The CD-ROM features:

  • Completely different material from that in the Student Book
  • Practice sections for the Reading section of the test
  • Eight Reading Mini-Tests and two Reading Complete Tests
  • Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM
  • Easy-to-use diagnostic reports, scoring and record keeping to monitor progress
  • New "Send" feature that allows electronic submission of results

System Requirements

Windows

  • Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
  • 500 MHz or higher processor
  • 25 MB available on hard drive

Macintosh

  • Mas OS X (10.3.9 and higher)
  • Power PC processor (200 MHz or higher recommended)
  • Power PC G3 (333 MHz or higher recommended)
  • 20 MB available on hard drive

Both Systems

  • 128 MB RAM minimum (192 MB RAM or higher recommended)
  • Quad-speed CD-ROM drive
  • Sound card, speakers, and computer microphone (or other recording device)
  • Internet connection (for sending and receiving data)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136126591
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 487,758
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

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 SHCEMATIC TABLES

Reading Exercise 10

Reading Exercise (Skills 9-10): Species

Reading Review Exercise (Skills 1-10): Decisions

READING POST-TEST: Aquatic Schools

READING MINI-TESTS

READING MINI-TEST 1

Migration

READING MINI-TEST 2

Birth Order

READING MINI-TEST 3

Ketchup

READING MINI-TEST 4

Estuaries

READING MINI-TEST 5

Schizophrenia

READING MINI-TEST 6

Exxon Valdez

READING MINI-TEST 7

Plate Tectonics

READING MINI-TEST 8

Limners

READING COMPLETE TESTS

READING COMPLETE TEST 1

Reading 1: Prehistoric Astronomers

Reading 2: Truman and the Railroads

Reading 3: Mathematical Bases

READING COMPLETE TEST 2

Reading 1: Navigational Devices

Reading 2: The Neanderthals

Reading 3: The Silent Era

READING DIAGNOSIS AND SCORING

ANSWER KEY

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