The Michigan Guide to Teaching EAP Skills for the TOEFL(R) iBT

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The Michigan Guide to Teaching EAP Skills for the TOEFL iBT is a new kind of teaching guide for programs that need to offer more English for Academic Purposes (EAP) practice for students preparing for the iBT. This guide was written by EAP teachers and is designed to be used in conjunction with The MICHIGAN Guide to English for Academic Success and Better TOEFL® Test Scores (0-472-08991-9) but could be used to support any TOEFL-preparation course. This new guide features reproducible activities that develop all ...
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Overview


The Michigan Guide to Teaching EAP Skills for the TOEFL iBT is a new kind of teaching guide for programs that need to offer more English for Academic Purposes (EAP) practice for students preparing for the iBT. This guide was written by EAP teachers and is designed to be used in conjunction with The MICHIGAN Guide to English for Academic Success and Better TOEFL® Test Scores (0-472-08991-9) but could be used to support any TOEFL-preparation course. This new guide features reproducible activities that develop all the academic skills tested on the iBT; tips for teachers new to the teaching of EAP skills; strategies for creating additional TOEFL-like readings and listening passages to give students more practice; two complete practice tests and two mini tests; audio CDs containing all the necessary listening material.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780472031337
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publication date: 1/11/2006
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1 Testing that Supports Teaching, and Vice Versa
Chapter 1 What Is the TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT)? 2
Chapter 2 Some Basic Principles for Teaching EAP 8
Chapter 3 The Michigan Guide as a Textbook 21
Chapter 4 How the iBT Is Scored 27
Part 2 More Practice for the Reading Section of the iBT
Tips for Teaching Reading for EAP 30
Exercise 1 Pre-Reading for Main Ideas/Scanning 31
Exercise 2 Identifying Main Ideas 35
Exercise 3 Summarizing 38
Exercise 4 Answering TOEFL-Like Questions 40
Exercise 5 Paraphrasing 43
Exercise 6 Developing Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 46
Exercise 7 Answering TOEFL-Like Questions about a Sample Reading 52
Exercise 8 Developing Vocabulary: Word Parts 56
Exercise 9 Developing Vocabulary Useful for the TOEFL and Building Vocabulary in Class 60
Exercise 10 Developing Vocabulary through Reading 64
More Tips for Teaching Reading for Academic Success and the iBT 66
Part 3 More Practice for the Listening Section of the iBT
Tips for Teaching Listening for EAP 70
Exercise 1 Identifying Main Ideas 71
Exercise 2 Taking Notes 74
Exercise 3 Taking Notes 79
Exercise 4 Answering TOEFL-Like Questions 80
Exercise 5 Listening for Details 85
Exercise 6 Anticipating Information 89
Exercise 7 Answering TOEFL-Like Questions 92
Exercise 8 Using Organizational Signals 97
Exercise 9 Listening between the Lines 98
Exercise 10 Listening for Underlying Meaning 101
More Tips for Teaching Listening for Academic Success and the iBT 104
Part 4 More Practice for the Writing Section of the iBT
Tips for Teaching Writing for EAP 106
Exercise 1 Generating Ideas 107
Exercise 2 Organizing Your Ideas 108
Exercise 3 Writing Strong Thesis Statements 110
Exercise 4 Connecting to a Larger Issue 113
Exercise 5 Writing Practice 115
Exercise 6 Peer Grading 117
Exercise 7 Identifying the Source of an Idea 119
Exercise 8 Writing Practice 121
More Tips for Teaching Writing for Academic Success and the iBT 124
Part 5 More Practice for the Speaking Section of the iBT
Tips for Teaching Speaking for EAP 126
Exercise 1 Giving an Opinion or Summary 127
Exercise 2 Stating the Main Idea Clearly 128
Exercise 3 Organizing Ideas 130
Exercise 4 Using Your Own Words 133
Exercise 5 Summarizing 135
Exercise 6 Focusing Main Ideas Quickly 136
Exercise 7 Reducing Pauses and Hesitations in Your Speech 139
Exercise 8 Evaluating Your Speaking 140
More Tips for Teaching Speaking for Academic Success and the iBT 143
Mini-Practice Tests
Mini-Practice Test 1 146
Mini-Practice Test 1 Audio Script 155
Mini-Practice Test 1 Answer Key 158
Mini-Practice Test 2 159
Mini-Practice Test 2 Audio Script 170
Mini-Practice Test 2 Answer Key 175
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test (2) 176
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test Audio Script 209
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test Answer Key 222
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test (3) 224
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test Audio Script 257
A Complete Multi-Skills Practice Test Answer Key 274
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