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1 Table of To the Student... XIII To the Teacher... XIX Introduction to the TOEFL Test... XXI Taking the TOEFL Test Online... XXXVII Diagnostic Test...1 PART 1 BUILDING SUPPORTING SKILLS Overview Learner Strategies EXERCISE LS1 Identifying your strengths EXERCISE LS2 Analyzing your strengths EXERCISE LS3 Analyzing yourself as a teacher EXERCISE LS4 Building a picture of your learning process EXERCISE LS5 Recognizing your learning style EXERCISE LS6 Reflecting on your approach to learning EXERCISE LS7 Managing motivation EXERCISE LS8 Creating a learning environment EXERCISE LS9 Assessing your skills EXERCISE LS10 Setting goals EXERCISE LS11 Reviewing your goals EXERCISE LS12 Planning your study schedule EXERCISE LS13 Tracking your progress Note Taking, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing EXERCISE NPS1 Thinking about methods of note taking EXERCISE NPS2 Using short forms EXERCISE NPS3 Abbreviating sentences EXERCISE NPS4 Predicting what will follow a signal word or words EXERCISE NPS5 Analyzing note-taking strategies EXERCISE NPS6 Taking abbreviated notes EXERCISE NPS7 Paraphrasing spoken and written texts EXERCISE NPS8 Summarizing spoken and written texts EXERCISE NPS9 Determining your resources EXERCISE NPS10 Planning a study strategy Vocabulary...63 EXERCISE V1 Identifying words to learn EXERCISE V2 Learning new words EXERCISE V3 Adding details EXERCISE V4 Adding related words EXERCISE V5 Adding information about the prefixes and roots EXERCISE V6 Thinking about synonyms V

2 Table of VI EXERCISE V7 Thinking about multiple meanings EXERCISE V8 Thinking about organizing vocabulary EXERCISE V9 Determining your resources EXERCISE V10 Planning a study strategy Pronunciation...69 EXERCISE P1 Identifying difficulties EXERCISE P2 Analyzing difficulties EXERCISE P3 Analyzing speech patterns EXERCISE P4 Indicating speech patterns EXERCISE P5 Imitating speech patterns EXERCISE P6 Listening to accents EXERCISE P7 Determining your resources EXERCISE P8 Planning a study strategy...74 Grammar: Assessing Your Skills EXERCISE G1 Thinking about your knowledge of grammar EXERCISE G2 Diagnosing grammar difficulties EXERCISE G3 Evaluating your knowledge of grammar EXERCISE G4 Analyzing problem areas EXERCISE G5 Determining your resources EXERCISE G6 Planning a study strategy Grammar Review: Word Forms EXERCISE G7 Checking word forms Grammar Review: Clauses and Sentence Structure EXERCISE G8 Identifying complete sentences EXERCISE G9 Identifying compound sentences Grammar Review: Noun, Adjective, and Adverb Clauses...89 EXERCISE G10 Analyzing complex sentences with noun clauses EXERCISE G11 Analyzing complex sentences with adjective clauses EXERCISE G12 Identifying adjective phrases EXERCISE G13 Analyzing complex sentences with adverb clauses EXERCISE G14 Identifying adverb phrases Grammar Review: Verbs and Verbals EXERCISE G15 Checking verb tenses EXERCISE G16 Checking subject-verb agreement EXERCISE G17 Choosing verb forms Grammar Review: Referents EXERCISE G18 Understanding referents Grammar Review: Parallel Structures EXERCISE G19 Checking for parallel structure Grammar Review: Connecting Ideas EXERCISE G20 Choosing connecting words Grammar Review: Nouns EXERCISE G21 Checking noun forms...123

3 Table of Grammar Review: Articles EXERCISE G22 Checking article usage Grammar Review: Word Order EXERCISE G23 Locating inversions Grammar Review: Comparisons EXERCISE G24 Checking comparatives Grammar Review: Prepositional Phrases EXERCISE G25 Identifying correct phrases PART 2 BUILDING SKILLS Reading Strategies to Use for Building Reading Fluency Strategies to Use for the Reading Section of the TOEFL ibt Test Basic Reading Question Types Practice with Understanding Meaning from Context EXERCISE R1 Understanding words in context EXERCISE R2 Choosing the best synonym EXERCISE R3 Understanding the author s meaning Reading Mini-test Practice with Understanding the Connection of Ideas EXERCISE R4 Locating referents within sentences EXERCISE R5 Locating referents within a passage EXERCISE R6 Locating multiple referents within a passage EXERCISE R7 Understanding transitions and connectors EXERCISE R8 Inserting sentences Reading Mini-test Practice with Understanding Details and Recognizing Paraphrases EXERCISE R9 Finding facts EXERCISE R10 Understanding exceptions EXERCISE R11 Determining whether statements are the same or different EXERCISE R12 Locating restated information EXERCISE R13 Choosing the restatement of highlighted sentences EXERCISE R14 Choosing the restatement of highlighted sentences in paragraphs Reading Mini-test Practice with Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions EXERCISE R15 Identifying inferences EXERCISE R16 Locating sources for inferred information EXERCISE R17 Checking if an inference is correct EXERCISE R18 Identifying inferences in paragraphs EXERCISE R19 Making inferences EXERCISE R20 Drawing conclusions EXERCISE R21 Reviewing inferences Reading Mini-test VII

4 Table of Practice with Summaries and Charts EXERCISE R22 Understanding summaries EXERCISE R23 Identifying summary ideas EXERCISE R24 Organizing information into charts Reading Mini-test Reading Section Practice Test Listening Strategies to Use for Building Listening Skills Strategies to Use for the Listening Section of the TOEFL ibt Test Basic Listening Question Types Practice with Understanding Natural Speech EXERCISE L1 Writing what the speaker means EXERCISE L2 Answering questions about content EXERCISE L3 Identifying the meaning of filler phrases and reductions Practice with Understanding Connections EXERCISE L4 Identifying referents EXERCISE L5 Identifying referents in conversation EXERCISE L6 Identifying referents in a lecture EXERCISE L7 Following signals EXERCISE L8 Using signals for understanding conversations and lectures Practice with Identifying Topics EXERCISE L9 Predicting the topic EXERCISE L10 Identifying the topic from the first statement EXERCISE L11 Determining if the topic is stated in the first sentence EXERCISE L12 Identifying a change in topic Listening Mini-test Practice with Details EXERCISE L13 Understanding restatements EXERCISE L14 Finding two answers EXERCISE L15 Getting all the facts EXERCISE L16 Recognizing information EXERCISE L17 Organizing information Listening Mini-test Practice with Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions EXERCISE L18 Understanding inferences EXERCISE L19 Drawing conclusions EXERCISE L20 Inferring reasons EXERCISE L21 Identifying attitudes EXERCISE L22 Identifying the speaker s purpose EXERCISE L23 Identifying the speaker s meaning Listening Mini-test Listening Section Practice Test VIII

5 Table of Speaking Strategies to Use for Building Speaking Fluency Practice with Pronunciation EXERCISE S1 Concentrating on individual consonant sounds EXERCISE S2 Concentrating on consonant clusters EXERCISE S3 Focusing on stress patterns EXERCISE S4 Focusing on linking words EXERCISE S5 Focusing on intonation EXERCISE S6 Putting it all together Practice with Cohesion EXERCISE S7 Connecting ideas using transitional expressions EXERCISE S8 Defining words and phrases EXERCISE S9 Connecting ideas by using parallel structures EXERCISE S10 Connecting ideas by rephrasing key words EXERCISE S11 Connecting ideas by using pronouns EXERCISE S12 Finding inconsistencies EXERCISE S13 Practicing consistency Independent Speaking Tasks Strategies to Use for the Personal Preference Task Practice with the Personal Preference Task EXERCISE S14 Choosing a topic for the personal preference task EXERCISE S15 Restating the task and defining your choice EXERCISE S16 Sequencing ideas for personal experiences EXERCISE S17 Making a concluding statement EXERCISE S18 Putting it all together Practice with Analyzing Your Responses EXERCISE S19 Analyzing and scoring your responses Strategies to Use for the Personal Choice Task Practice with the Personal Choice Task EXERCISE S20 Making a personal choice EXERCISE S21 Restating the task and stating your position EXERCISE S22 Sequencing ideas for personal choices EXERCISE S23 Making a concluding statement EXERCISE S24 Putting it all together EXERCISE S25 Analyzing and scoring your responses Practicing the Independent Speaking Tasks EXERCISE S26 Practice responding to independent speaking tasks Integrated Speaking Tasks The Integrated Reading/Listening/Speaking Tasks Strategies to Use for the Integrated Reading/Listening/Speaking Tasks Practice with the Campus Situation Task EXERCISE S27 Identifying important points in a reading passage IX

6 Table of X EXERCISE S28 Identifying important points in a conversation EXERCISE S29 Analyzing the task that relates to the conversation EXERCISE S30 Planning your speech EXERCISE S31 Recording your speech Practice with the Academic Task EXERCISE S32 Identifying important points in a reading passage EXERCISE S33 Identifying important points in a lecture EXERCISE S34 Analyzing the task that relates to the lecture EXERCISE S35 Planning your speech EXERCISE S36 Recording your speech Practice with Analyzing Your Responses EXERCISE S37 Analyzing and scoring your responses Practicing the Integrated Reading/Listening/Speaking Tasks EXERCISE S38 Responding to the integrated reading/listening/speaking tasks The Integrated Reading/Listening/Speaking Tasks Strategies to Use for the Integrated Listening/Speaking Tasks Practice with the Campus Situation Task EXERCISE S39 Identifying important points in a conversation EXERCISE S40 Analyzing the task that relates to the conversation EXERCISE S41 Planning your speech EXERCISE S42 Recording your speech Practice with the Academic Task EXERCISE S43 Identifying important points in a lecture EXERCISE S44 Analyzing the task that relates to the lecture EXERCISE S45 Planning your speech EXERCISE S46 Recording your speech Practice with Analyzing Your Responses EXERCISE S47 Analyzing and scoring your responses Practicing the Integrated Listening/Speaking Tasks EXERCISE S48 Responding to the integrated listening/speaking tasks Speaking Section Practice Test Writing Strategies to Use for Building Writing Fluency Practice with Cohesion EXERCISE W1 Connecting ideas using transitional expressions EXERCISE W2 Defining words and phrases EXERCISE W3 Connecting ideas using parallel structures EXERCISE W4 Adding cohesion Practice with Writing Concisely EXERCISE W5 Making sentences concise EXERCISE W6 Making paragraphs concise...386

7 Table of Independent Writing Task Strategies to Use for the Independent Writing Task Looking at the Organization of an Essay Practice with Preparing to Write EXERCISE W7 Identifying topics and tasks EXERCISE W8 Making a mind map EXERCISE W9 Checking the ideas on your mind map Practice with Introductions EXERCISE W10 Writing introductory statements EXERCISE W11 Narrowing the topic EXERCISE W12 Writing your thesis statement EXERCISE W13 Improving your introductory paragraph EXERCISE W14 Writing introductory paragraphs Practice with Organizing and Writing Developmental Paragraphs EXERCISE W15 Writing topic sentences for your developmental paragraphs EXERCISE W16 Checking topic sentences for your developmental paragraphs EXERCISE W17 Writing supporting ideas EXERCISE W18 Practice in adding details EXERCISE W19 Adding details to paragraphs EXERCISE W20 Further practice in adding details to paragraphs EXERCISE W21 Adding details to your developmental paragraphs EXERCISE W22 Completing your developmental paragraphs EXERCISE W23 Writing developmental paragraphs Practice with Conclusions EXERCISE W24 Restating the thesis statement EXERCISE W25 Restating the topic sentences of the developmental paragraphs EXERCISE W26 Writing a concluding statement EXERCISE W27 Improving your concluding paragraph EXERCISE W28 Practicing the steps for writing essays Practice with Analyzing Essays EXERCISE W29 Analyzing essays EXERCISE W30 Scoring essays EXERCISE W31 Scoring your own essays Practice with Responding to the Independent Writing Task EXERCISE W32 Writing essays Integrated Writing Task Strategies to Use for the Integrated Writing Task Looking at the Organization of an Effective Response Practice with Paraphrases and Summaries EXERCISE W33 Paraphrasing sentences EXERCISE W34 Checking paraphrases EXERCISE W35 Writing summaries of listening passages EXERCISE W36 Revising summaries of listening passages XI

8 Table of Practice with Integrating Passages EXERCISE W37 Paraphrasing main ideas in reading passages EXERCISE W38 Summarizing listening passages EXERCISE W39 Linking ideas in reading and listening passages EXERCISE W40 Writing responses Practice with Analyzing Responses EXERCISE W41 Analyzing responses EXERCISE W42 Scoring responses EXERCISE W43 Scoring your own responses Practice with Responding to the Integrated Writing Task EXERCISE W44 Practice responding to the integrated writing task Writing Section Practice Test PRACTICE TESTS Practice Test Practice Test APPENDICES Answer Keys Diagnostic Test Part 1 Building Supporting Skills Part 2 Building Skills Reading Listening Speaking Writing Practice Test Practice Test Audio Scripts Diagnostic Test Part 1 Building Supporting Skills Part 2 Building Skills Listening Speaking Writing Practice Test Practice Test Index XII

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