the TOEFL test. In particular, this book will build your TOEFL vocabulary
for the new Internet-based TOEFL of 2005.
This book is designed for ease of use as a self-study guide. Its chapters
were written for easy completion in one sitting—about 25 minutes. 400
Must-Have Words is also highly effective in the TOEFL-prep classroom.
Each chapter begins with a list of 10 target words. These words are
defined and used in sample sentences. Usage tips are given for many words,
as are any commonly used parts of speech related to the target word.
Following these definitions, the words are practiced in three exercises.
TOEFL Prep I and TOEFL Prep II give straightforward practice in a variety
of easy exercise styles.The last exercise,TOEFL Success, includes a TOEFLstyle
reading followed by one or two authentic TOEFL-style questions. Most
TOEFL Success readings incorporate all 10 target words, and most also
include an additional bonus structure. Each chapter ends with an answer key
so you can check your work.
As an extra feature, this book includes a special front section called “Six
Quick Hints for Success on the TOEFL®.”These hints give general test-taking
advice for TOEFL success.
This book was written by ELT professionals who help prepare students
for the TOEFL test. Their selection of words for this book was based on
extensive experience with the TOEFL test, information about the corpus
(body of words) that is used in creating the actual TOEFL test, and TOEFL
materials published by ETS, the creators of the TOEFL test.
400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL® is the best book on the market
to improve your vocabulary for the TOEFL test.