Master the TOEFL CBT 2005

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Great Book—teaches everything students need to know for the TOEFL in easy-to-understandlanguage. Fully updated, comprehensive review of both the paper-based and computer-based test. Includes 4 practice tests with full transcripts of the listening section. Step-by-step coaching for each question type; thorough review of how to take the computer-based test. Expert Authors. Credentials Include: Patricia Sullivan, Ph.D., Lecturer in Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz, has taught English and TOEFL in more than ...
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Overview

Great Book—teaches everything students need to know for the TOEFL in easy-to-understandlanguage. Fully updated, comprehensive review of both the paper-based and computer-based test. Includes 4 practice tests with full transcripts of the listening section. Step-by-step coaching for each question type; thorough review of how to take the computer-based test. Expert Authors. Credentials Include: Patricia Sullivan, Ph.D., Lecturer in Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz, has taught English and TOEFL in more than 7countries. Gail Brenner, instructor for the English Language International Program at UC Santa Cruz.
  • Comprehensive review of grammar points covered on test
  • 4 practice tests in the book! 2 “CBT” based and 2 “PBT” based to offer the most comprehensive coverage possible
  • Advice on the Writing Section/TWE and tips for taking the test online
  • CD version provides computer adaptive structure section drills that can be taken many times with unique questions
  • Full-length practice test on the CD helps students become comfortable with taking a computer-based test; a tutorial on computer skills needed to take the test is included, as well.
  • 2 additional CDs include audio to accompany the listening sections of practice tests in the book.
  • Prep-Kit/Tape version includes audio to accompany listening sections of the practice tests
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780768914757
  • Publisher: Peterson's
  • Publication date: 5/5/2004
  • Edition description: Book with CD
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

About This Book xi
Part I The Test of English as a Foreign Language
Chapter 1 An Overview of the TOEFL Test 3
What Is the TOEFL Test? 3
What Is the TOEFL CBT? 4
What Is the TOEFL PBT? 4
How Is Writing Tested? 5
How Do the CBT and PBT Compare? 5
How Do I Register? 6
Can I Cancel or Reschedule My Test Date After I Register? 6
When and Where Are the Tests Given? 7
How Much Does It Cost to Take the TOEFL? 7
How Long Are the Tests? 7
What About Scoring? 8
Summary 9
Chapter 2 General Preparation for the TOEFL CBT 11
Learn the "Formats" of the CBT 11
Tips for Taking the CBT 12
On the Day of the Test 13
Summary 14
Chapter 3 General Preparation for the TOEFL PBT 15
Learn the Rules of the PBT 15
Mark Your Answer Sheet in the Correct Way 16
Tips for Taking the PBT 16
On the Day of the Test 16
Summary 17
Part II Sample Questions and Test-Taking Strategies
Chapter 4 Choosing an Answer 21
Strategies for Choosing Answers 21
What Are Testing Points? 22
Summary 23
Chapter 5 Listening Section 25
Sample Listening Questions for the CBT 25
Sample Listening Questions for the PBT 37
Listening Section Strategies 40
Testing Points 42
Summary 55
Chapter 6 Structure Section 57
Sample Structure Questions for the CBT 57
Sample Structure Questions for the PBT 59
Structure Section Strategies 61
Testing Points 61
Summary 77
Chapter 7 Reading Section 79
Sample Reading Questions for the CBT 79
Sample Reading Questions for the PBT 84
Reading Comprehension Strategies 84
Vocabulary Learning Tip 85
Testing Points 86
Examples of Each Question Type 86
Summary 92
Chapter 8 Writing Section and TWE 95
Sample Writing Format for the CBT 95
Sample Essay Questions 96
Essay-Writing Strategies for the CBT and TWE 97
Essay-Writing Testing Points 98
Summary 102
Part III Four TOEFL Practice Tests
Chapter 9 How to Score Your Practice Tests 105
Score Conversion Table for the CBT 105
Score Conversion Table for the PBT 106
Score Calculation 106
Chapter 10 Practice Test 1 (CBT Style) 109
Section 1110
Section 2119
Section 3123
Answer Keys and Explanations 135
Chapter 11 Practice Test 2 (CBT Style) 149
Section 1150
Section 2158
Section 3162
Answer Keys and Explanations 172
Chapter 12 Practice Test 3 (PBT Style) 185
Section 1185
Section 2193
Section 3198
Answer Keys and Explanations 209
Chapter 13 Practice Test 4 (PBT Style) 227
Section 1227
Section 2235
Section 3241
Answer Keys and Explanations 252
Part IV Transcripts for Practice Tests
Chapter 14 Test 1 (CBT Style) Listening Script 269
Section 1269
Chapter 15 Test 2 (CBT Style) Listening Script 291
Section 1291
Chapter 16 Test 3 (PBT Style) Listening Script 311
Section 1311
Chapter 17 Test 4 (PBT Style) Listening Script 327
Section 1327
Appendix 345
TOEFL Word List 345
About the Author 365
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