TOEFL iBT Student Generated Materials
5 Vocabulary Study Cheats
published by Junu Sharma
Studying for any exam can be a frustrating process and the TOEFL is no exception, so why not sneak in a few study cheats? Below are 5 tips to help you build your vocabulary in fun ways, and make studying feel less like work!
Study without thinking about it. Highlight or circle the words you have already learned in the dictionary you use. By doing this your mind will automatically review the word each time you see it while looking up new words.
Write a letter. Practice your newly learned words ...
published by Amir Kamel
TOEFL iBT Writing
The TOEFL iBT Writing consists of two separate tasks. The first task is called the Writing Independent Task. You will be given a short prompt and asked to write an essay based on that prompt. You will have thirty minutes to write the essay.
The second task is the Writing Integrated Task. In this task ou will read a short passage, listen to a brief lecture on the same subject as the passage, and then write an essay based on the reading and listening exercises. You will have ...
TOEFL iBT Speaking
published by Ali Arpaci
TOEFL iBT Speaking
The TOEFL iBT Speaking section contains two types of speaking tasks, independent and integrated. You will perform two independent tasks, and four integrated tasks.
Independent means that you are expected to show your own individual opinions and ideas and to demonstrate that you can express these opinions clearly and in an organized format.
Integrated tasks are meant to show that you can clearly and intelligently discuss issues you have read and heard about. The speaking ...
TOEFL Practice Tips From A Successful TOEFL Test Taker!
published by Mara Sargsyan
You know that feeling you get right before a big holiday, your birthday, or the day of that vacation you've been looking forward to for months?
Well, that's the same feeling I got when I tore open that official-looking envelope and learned that I had passed the TOEFL Test . I felt like I could jump over tall buildings. Leap higher than an airplane. Heck, I felt so elated, I broke down and did a little dance right there in view of all of my neighbors!
If you're gearing up for TOEFL ...
TOEFL Vocabulary Building Made Simple
published by Angel Kostadinov
Make use of visual dictionaries. Some people simply learn much better using visual aids and pictures, and you could probably speed up your learning process by using a visual dictionary. These dictionaries will be filled with images to enable you to understand a word meaning right away. These really are ideal for beginners who have never been introduced to certain lists of English vocabulary words, and using them may quickly increase your vocabulary.
Use a vocabulary building software program. ...
Can you Paraphrase?
published by Andrei Paul
Paraphrasing – that is, restate a passage in different wording without changing the meaning – is an important part of the TOEFL exam. In the reading section of the exam you will be asked to recognize paraphrases, and creating your own paraphrases in the speaking and writing sections will be sure to boost your overall score. How are your paraphrasing skills right now? If they aren’t up to par, or you don’t know how to paraphrase something, follow these steps:
Select a passage and read ...
Top Tips to Improve your Listening
published by Wang Wu
To ace the TOEFL you’ll need to sharpen a number of your skills, but make sure you take the time to honed your listening skills as quickly as possible. Listening skills are not only necessary for the test section, but they’ll also help your study in general by improving your pronunciation, sentence structure
When Listening to English:1. Listen for basic information and comprehension. To do this ask yourself these questions: What is the main idea? How many major points where mentioned? What ...
TOEFL Essay Writing Tips
published by K C
I. Before you begin:
I. Relax and feel confident.
II. Remember that you have 30 minutes to write your essay. Use your time wisely.
III. You may write your essay on the computer or on paper. Choose the one you are MOST comfortable with.
IV. You can write an excellent essay if you remember all these tips!
II. Understanding the TOEFL question:
There are different types of TOEFL questions. You never know which question you will receive, so you must be prepared to write on ALL the ...
Gre Test Preparation | Gre Test | Gre Exam
published by Ijaz Rahman
The GRE is an entrance test conducted for students who seek admission into the likes of the U.S. and Canadian graduate schools to pursue their master or doctoral degree. The test assesses the “mental intelligence” of a test-taker and his ability to take quick decision under time pressure.
The GRE scores coupled with some other measuring parameters determine the final admission of an individual into g-schools. Thus, one must be thoroughly familiar with all the sections of the test and the ...
Applying for US Universities
published by Osama Allabban
Everyone at one point or another has dreamed about going to college or earning a degree. There are no known centralization admissions systems in the United States, and different US Universities have different standards and criteria for admitting students. Normally for graduate studies each department will hand its own admissions and has its own individual procedures. With that being said it’s nearly impossible for anyone to generalize about admission to US Universities. Any individual who is ...
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