This is a guide that helps students prepare for the TOEFL. The Test of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL), true to its name, judges the fluency and command that applicants hold over the language.
TOEFL or the Test Of English as a Foreign Language is a basic test that assesses the English language skills of a student who wants to enrol in a university in an English-speaking country. It tests the students’ ability to comprehend and communicate in English.
The TOEFL, since 2005, has been an online test. It has sections that test the reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills of the student.
Barron’s TOEFL iBT 2012 Guide (With CD) is a comprehensive set of materials that helps the student prepare for the test. The book is quite extensive and has over 800 pages. It covers all the sections of the test in detail. In addition to this, the book contains seven model test papers that closely match the TOEFL pattern.
The model papers successfully reflect the structure, length, question types, and difficulty levels of the actual test. The accompanying media contains all the necessary resources to aid students in preparing for the test. It contains the model papers and some other resources. It also provides prompts for the listening, speaking, and writing parts of the test.
The book and media contain answers to all the questions in the model papers, inclusive of sample essays and examples of speech responses.
Barron’s TOEFL iBT 2012 Guide (With CD) contains a review of the skills necessary to take the TOEFL. These include note taking, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. It also contains resources to assess and improve English language skills, mainly with regards to reading, comprehension, listening, speaking, and writing.
The book also provides information on how to grade one’s responses to the essay and speaking questions in the model papers.
About tbe Author
Pamela J. Sharpe is an academic author and has written many other books on preparing for the TOEFL.
Some of these books are Barron's Practice Exercises for the TOEFL [With 6 CDs], Practice Exercises for the TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language, Barron's TOEFL IBT 2012 Guide (With CD), and Barron's Pass Key to the TOEFL iBT [With 2 CDs].
Perfect guide to TOEFL
24 Mar, 2012
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Incomplete CD content....
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