TOEFL iBT Learning Center
See also:• TOEFL iBT Test Taking Strategies
TOEFL Learning Center offers a list of useful print and do exercises that help learners develop key skills for TOEFL iBT success. Those papers are divided into categories that follow iBT section format - Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing.
TOEFL Practice Materials
• TOEFL iBT Transitional Words.pdf
Short Description: In this document we provide a list of some transitional words and their usage within the text. We do not claim that this is the complete list of transitional words, but we may state that it covers the most common transitional words for your TOEFL Preparation. Studying this list will greatly improve the organization of your responses and thus enhance your chances of better result at TOEFL iBT Exam.
• TOEFL iBT effective note taking.pdf
Short Description: When you sit for the TOEFL iBT test, you will be allowed to take notes in the Listening, Speaking and Writing sections. Effective note-taking is essential for TOEFL as you will receive a lot of information and it would be impossible to remember all of it. Good notes will facilitate your responses and directly affect your TOEFL iBT score.
Therefore, in this documet we aim to provide you with tips for some of the most effective note-taking strategies including outlining and mind mapping.
• TOEFL iBT Integrated essay.pdf
Short Description: In this part of the TOEFL writing section you will first have three minutes to read an extract from an academic text, then you will listen to a lecture on the same topic. Afterwards, you will have 20 minutes to write the integrated essay where you will be asked to summarize the points from the listening and relate them to the information in the reading. An effective integrated essay should be 150-225 words long.
• TOEFL iBT Independent essay.pdf
Short Description: In this part of the TOEFL Writing section you will be asked to present your opinion on a certain topic. You will have 30 minutes to write your TOEFL essay. An effective independent essay should be about 300 words long. You can write fewer words as long as your ideas are well-developed and fully support your opinion on the topic. You can also write more than 300 words, but the response should be to the topic, as what is important is the quality of your writing, not the amount.
• TOEFL iBT Summarizing.pdf
Short Description: Summarizing can be applied not only when you sit for the TOEFL iBT exam, but in your academic studies, your employment or even everyday life. As for the TOEFL iBT exam, you will need the strategy of summarizing in all sections of the test, so it is essential to master it.• TOEFL iBT Paraphrasing.pdf
Short Description: When you paraphrase you actually explain or present the information from a certain source in your own words or in a more coherent way. Generally, we can say that a paraphrase is more detailed than a summary, but it also presents and accents on the main ideas of a certain source material.• Guide to Writing a TOEFL Essay Independent Task.pdf
Short Description: A TOEFL essay is a type of argumentative essay. In it the writer argues for a particular point of view or explains the steps necessary to complete a task. Either way, the essay will have the same basic format. If a few simple steps are followed, writing the TOEFL essay will be an easy task. The writer will be responsible only for supplying ideas, which are the important part of the essay anyway.
• TOEFL iBT Score Comparison.pdf
Short Description: Comparison between the total scores from the Internet-Based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT), Computer-Based TOEFL (TOEFL CBT) and Paper-Based TOEFL (TOEFL PBT).