Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: IBT Reading
By: Deborah Phillips (author)Mixed Media
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Comments for Backcover Copy[Viewable in GHEPM only]Post a Comment Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL(R) Test: iBT Reading, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the Reading section of the new TOEFL(R) integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive reading-skills course and a wealth of practice for the Reading section of the test, the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL(R) Test: iBT Reading is appropriate for courses in TOEFL-test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL reading courses.
The Student Book features: * Updated material for all the new types of Reading passages and questions on the test * Diagnostic Reading Pre-tests and Post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement * Reading-Skills exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing * Eight Reading Mini-Tests that preview the Reading section of the test * Two Reading Complete Tests that familiarize students with the actual test formatting and timing The CD-ROM features: * Completely different material from that in the Student Book * Practice sections for the Reading section of the test * Eight Reading Mini-Tests and two Reading Complete Tests * Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM * Easy-to-use diagnostic reports, scoring and record keeping to monitor progress * New "Send" feature that allows electronic submission of results System Requirements Windows * Windows 2000, XP, or Vista * 500 MHz or higher processor * 25 MB available on hard drive Macintosh * Mas OS X (10.3.9 and higher) * Power PC processor (200 MHz or higher recommended) * Power PC G3 (333 MHz or higher recommended) * 20 MB available on hard drive Both Systems * 128 MB RAM minimum (192 MB RAM or higher recommended) * Quad-speed CD-ROM drive * Sound card, speakers, and computer microphone (or other recording device) * Internet connection (for sending and receiving data)
READING DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST Aggression READING OVERVIEW READING SKILLS Vocabulary and Reference SKILL 1: UNDERSTAND VOCABULARY FROM CONTEXT Reading Exercise 1 SKILL 2: RECOGNIZE REFERENTS Reading Exercise 2 Reading Exercise (Skills 1-2): Coral Colonies Sentences SKILL 3: SIMPLIFY MEANINGS OF SENTENCES Reading Exercise 3 SKILL 4: INSERT SENTENCES INTO THE PASSAGE Reading Exercise 4 Reading Exercise (Skills 3-4): Theodore Dreiser Reading Review Exercise (Skills 1-4): Pulsars Details SKILL 5: FIND FACTUAL INFORMATION Reading Exercise 5 SKILL 6: UNDERSTAND NEGATIVE FACTS Reading Exercise 6 Reading Exercise (Skills 5-6): John Muir Reading Review Exercise (Skills 1-6): Caretaker Speech Inferences SKILL 7: MAKE INFERENCES FROM STATED FACTS Reading Exercise 7 SKILL 8: INFER RHETORICAL PURPOSE Reading Exercise 8 Reading Exercise (Skills 7-8): Ella Deloria Reading Review Exercises (Skills 1-8): Early Autos Reading to Learn SKILL 9: SELECT SUMMARY INFORMATION Reading Exercise 9 SKILL 10: COMPLETE SHCEMATIC TABLES Reading Exercise 10 Reading Exercise (Skills 9-10): Species Reading Review Exercise (Skills 1-10): Decisions READING POST-TEST: Aquatic Schools READING MINI-TESTS READING MINI-TEST 1 Migration READING MINI-TEST 2 Birth Order READING MINI-TEST 3 Ketchup READING MINI-TEST 4 Estuaries READING MINI-TEST 5 Schizophrenia READING MINI-TEST 6 Exxon Valdez READING MINI-TEST 7 Plate Tectonics READING MINI-TEST 8 Limners READING COMPLETE TESTS READING COMPLETE TEST 1 Reading 1: Prehistoric Astronomers Reading 2: Truman and the Railroads Reading 3: Mathematical Bases READING COMPLETE TEST 2 Reading 1: Navigational Devices Reading 2: The Neanderthals Reading 3: The Silent Era READING DIAGNOSIS AND SCORING ANSWER KEY
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