McGraw-Hill Education TOEFL iBT with 3 Practice Tests and DVD-ROM

McGraw-Hill Education TOEFL iBT with 3 Practice Tests and DVD-ROM

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What you need to know to ace the TOEFL exam

McGraw-Hill's TOEFL will help you reach the exam score you want. Inside you will find a full-scale test-prep program that combines book, interactive CD-ROM, and online audio to give you the most complete TOEFL instruction and practice available anywhere.

Includes:

5 full-length practice tests, fully explained exercises, additional practice questions, and TOEFL-specific vocabulary features to accompany every lessonA PC- and Mac-compatible CD that features all 5 practice tests in interactive format, like the real exam, audio portions for all additional listening exercises, plus model speaking responses and record-and-playback function for student speaking responsesAudio tracks for all listening questions in the book
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Product details

  • Book | 750 pages
  • 218 x 272 x 38mm | 1,706g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • ed
  • w. ill.
  • 0071796223
  • 9780071796224
  • 1,289,950

Table of contents

McGraw-Hill's TOEFL with CD-ROM







Welcome to McGraw-Hill's TOEFL
How to Use This Book
Your TOEFL Action Plan
Taking the Practice Tests
Practical Information for TOEFL Takers



I. Introducing the TOEFL



Format of the Test
Scoring
Sample Questions
General Test-taking Tips



II. TOEFL Diagnostic Test



Audio scripts, Answer Key, and Explanations
Interpreting Your Scores



III. TOEFL Reading

Identifying Basic Information



Factual Information Questions
Negative Factual Information Questions

Strategy: Locate Details


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Identifying Basic Information Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Answers and Explanations



Understanding the Passage



Inference Questions
Rhetorical Purpose Questions
Vocabulary Questions
Reference Questions
Sentence Simplification Questions
Insert Text Questions

Strategies: Make Inferences Identify the Author's Purpose Understand Relationships Between Ideas


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Understanding the Passage Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Answers and Explanations



Reading to Learn



Prose Summary Questions
Fill in a Table Questions

Strategies: Recognize the Organization of a Passage Organize Information into a Chart


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Reading to Learn Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Answers and Explanations



TOEFL Full-length Reading Practice Section



Answers and Explanations

Activities to Build Reading Skills



IV. TOEFL Listening

Basic Comprehension



Gist-Content Questions
Gist-Purpose Questions
Detail Questions

Strategy: Comprehending Main Ideas and Important Details


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Understanding the Passage Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Audio scripts, Answers, and Explanations



Pragmatic Understanding



Understanding the Function of What Is Said Questions
Understanding the Speaker's Attitude Questions

Strategies: Recognizing a Speaker's Attitude and Degree of Certainty Recognizing a Speaker's Function or Purpose


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Pragmatic Understanding Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Audio scripts, Answers, and Explanations



Connecting Information



Understanding Organization
Connecting Content
Making Inferences

Strategies: Note Taking Recognizing the Organization of Information Presented Recognizing Cause and Effect, Compare/Contrast, or Steps in a Process Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions Making Connections Among Points in a Lecture Recognizing Introductions and Conclusions in a Lecture


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Connecting Information Questions
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Audio scripts, Answers, and Explanations



TOEFL Full-length Listening Practice Section



Audio scripts, Answers, and Explanations

Activities to Build Listening Skills



V. TOEFL Speaking

Speaking Tasks



Independent
Integrated Listening/Reading/Speaking
Integrated Listening/Speaking

Basic Speaking Strategies: Note taking Expressing an Opinion Summarizing Paraphrasing Synthesizing Solving a Problem

Advanced Speaking Strategies: Pronunciation Tone Coherence Fluency


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Speaking
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Audio scripts, Model Responses, and Explanations



TOEFL Full-length Speaking Practice Section



Audio scripts, Model Responses, and Explanations

Activities to Build Speaking Skills



VI. TOEFL Writing

Writing Tasks



Integrated Writing
Independent Writing

Basic Writing Strategies: Summarizing Paraphrasing Synthesizing P
resenting Your Opinion on an Issue Supporting Your Opinion with Facts and Examples

Advanced Writing Strategies: Grammar Sentence Structure Paragraph Organization Spelling Tone Coherence


EXERCISES



WALK-THROUGH: Writing
Practice Questions
Vocabulary Drills
Audio scripts, Model Essays, and Explanations



TOEFL Full-length Writing Practice Section



Audio scripts, Model Essays, and Explanations

Activities to Build Writing Skills



VII. TOEFL Practice Tests



Practice Test 1



Answers, Explanations, and Audio scripts

Practice Test 2



Answers, Explanations, and Audio scripts

Practice Test 3



Answers, Explanations, and Audio scripts



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CD-ROM



Audio tracks 1 - XX

Practice Test 1



Answers and Explanations

Practice Test 2



Answers and Explanations

Practice Test 3



Answers and Explanations
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About Tim Collins

Tim Collins, Ph.D., has more than three decades of experience in the field of ESL. He currently trains new ESL teachers at National-Louis University.
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