TOEFL iBT Student Generated Materials
20 TOEFL Tips
published by sid kumar
Familiarize yourself with the TOEFL format
Most countries now offer the Internet based TOEFL (iBT). A few offer only the paper-based test (PBT). Make sure you find out which test you will be taking before you start studying for the TOEFL. You cannot choose to take the paper based test if your country offers the iBT. One reason people experience exam stress is because they don't know what to expect before a test. Prevent stress on exam day by studying the format of the test in detail. ETS has ...
The TOEFL® Test Gives You an Advantage
published by Ronald Bautista
About the TOEFL iBT® Test
The TOEFL iBT® test, administered via the Internet, is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country. In addition to the test, the ETS TOEFL Program provides tools and guides to help you prepare for the test and improve your English-language skills.
What Is the TOEFL iBT Test?
The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, ...
Stepping outside of exam-prepping textbooks
published by Chris Thomsen
By Yoon Jung-yeon
Once upon a time, there was a girl who was in love with the Disney Princesses. Dressed in a princess dress, she twirled around in her little dress like Cinderella. The little girl’s room was filled with storybooks of these princesses and movies. She watched these movies and looked at these storybooks every day to live inside of these stories among her beloveds. Only there was this slightest problem. She did not understand a word in the book nor the lines of her favorite ...
Intensive and Extensive Readers
published by Kate Junquera
I was recently asked by a local school to talk about using IELTS and TOEFL exercises in the classroom, not only for students preparing for those tests, but also for those who are learning general English. It was sort of a strange topic and one that was difficult to address. Usually, I think that students who are preparing for standardized English language exams are served well by both test prep courses and general English courses, but the other way around didn’t make a lot of sense to me. ...
IELTS versus TOEFL
published by Junu Joshi
What is the difference between the IELTS and TOEFL? Which one should you take? This article will try to help you make that decision and give a brief intro to each test.
The IELTS test is administrated by the British Councils, the University of Cambridge, and IELTS Australia. That is to say, it is associated with the British government and traditionally was used by British universities, as well as New Zealand and Australian universities to determine the language capability of ...
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 ...
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