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The Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT, Second Edition, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive language skills course and a wealth of practice for all sections of the test, the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT, Second Edition, is appropriate for courses in TOEFL test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL courses.

 

Click on "Course-Specific" Resources on the left of this page to order the Audio CDs.

 

New to the Second Edition

 

The New CD-ROM:

  • New "Send" feature allows electronic submission of reading/listening results and writing and speaking responses.
  • Completely different material from that in the book
  • Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM
  • Self-assessment and record-keeping tool

A New Website:

  • Track your students’ progress quickly and easily.
  • View your students’ results electronically.
  • Read and listen to your students’ written and spoken work — then send feedback.
  • Work from home — all you need is an Internet connection.

The Student Book features: 

  • Updated material for all the new types of passages and questions on the test
  • Diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement in each section.
  • Practice sections for the four skills:
    • Reading provides practice exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing
    • Listening provides authentic conversations in an academic setting and academic lectures with new questions about a speakers’ attitude or purpose
    • Speaking includes personal and expository tasks and integrated tasks
    • Writing consists of expository and integrated tasks: reading/listening/writing
  • Eight Mini-Tests that preview the test’s integrated four-skills format
  • Two complete Practice 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 all parts of the test, including speaking
  • Eight mini-tests and two complete tests
  • Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM
  • Easy-to-use scoring and record keeping to monitor progress
  • New "Send" feature allows electronic submission of reading/listening results and writing and speaking responses

Note: You must have the Audio CDs to use the listening material (the Skills Practice, the Mini-Tests, and the Computer Tests) in the textbook. The audio material on the CD-ROM is different from that on the Audio CDs. Click on "Course-Specific" Resources on the left of this page to order the Audio CDs.

 

 

System Requirements

 

Windows

  • Windows 2000 or XP
  • 500 MHz or higher processor
  • 25 MB available on hard drive

 Macintosh

  • Mas OS X (10.1.3 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 electronic submission)

 

Synopsis:

Audio CDs The Longman Course Audio CDs contain recorded listening material from the Longman Preparation Course. This program gives high- intermediate to advanced students all the tools they need to succeed on the TOEFL test. The Student Book features diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests, plus eight mini-tests and two complete TOEFL tests. The CD-ROM includes an additional eight mini-tests and two new complete tests.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: 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 schematic tables

    READING EXERCISE 10

    READING EXERCISE (Skills 9-10): Species

    READING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-10): Decisions

 

READING POST-TEST: Aquatic Schools

 

SECTION TWO: LISTENING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

A Problem with a Class

Sleep

 

LISTENING OVERVIEW

 

LISTENING SKILLS

Basic Comprehension

SKILL 1: Understand the gist

    LISTENING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Understand the details

    LISTENING EXERCISE 2

    LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-2): Anthropology Paper

Pragmatic Understanding

SKILL 3: Understand the function

    LISTENING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Understand the speaker’s stance

    LISTENING EXERCISE 4

    LISTENING EXERCISE (Skills 3-4): The Fugio Coin

    LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-4): Hibernation

Connecting Information

SKILL 5: Understand the organization

    LISTENING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Understand relationships

    LISTENING EXERCISE 6

    LISTENING EXERCISE (Skills 5-6): The Outer Banks

    LISTENING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-6): Leaf Arrangements

 

LISTENING POST-TEST

    The Music Project

    The Great Lakes

 

 

SECTION THREE: SPEAKING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

    A Good Teacher

    Vacation Preferences

    Registering for Classes

    Nonverbal Communication

    A Problem in French Class

    Echolocation

 

SPEAKING OVERVIEW

 

SPEAKING SKILLS

Independent Tasks

SKILL 1: Plan the free-choice response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Make the free-choice response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 2

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-2)

SKILL 3: Plan the paired-choice response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Make the paired-choice response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 4

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 3-4)

Integrated Tasks (Reading and Listening)

SKILL 5: Note the main points as you read

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Note the main points as you listen

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 6

SKILL 7: Plan the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 7

SKILL 8: Make the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 8

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 5-8): History Syllabus

SKILL 9: Note the main points as you read

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 9

SKILL 10: Note the main points as you listen

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 10

SKILL 11: Plan the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 11

SKILL 12: Make the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 12

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 9-12): Equity Theory

Integrated Tasks (Listening)

SKILL 13: Note the main points as you listen

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 13

SKILL 14: Plan the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 14

SKILL 15: Make the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 15

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 13-15): Bored in Class

SKILL 16: Note the main points as you listen

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 16

SKILL 17: Plan the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 17

SKILL 18: Make the response

    SPEAKING EXERCISE 18

    SPEAKING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 16-18): SAD

 

SPEAKING POST-TEST

    An Admirable Person

    Getting News

    A Cafeteria Problem

    Social Environments

    A Class Schedule Problem

    Life on Mars

 

 

SECTION FOUR: WRITING

 

DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

    Human Memory

    A News Story

 

WRITING OVERVIEW

 

WRITING SKILLS

Integrated Task

SKILL 1: Note the main points as you read

    WRITING EXERCISE 1

SKILL 2: Note the main points as you listen

    WRITING EXERCISE 2

SKILL 3: Plan before you write

    WRITING EXERCISE 3

SKILL 4: Write a topic statement

    WRITING EXERCISE 4

SKILL 5: Write supporting paragraphs on reading passages

    WRITING EXERCISE 5

SKILL 6: Review supporting paragraphs on listening passages

    WRITING EXERCISE 6

SKILL 7: Review sentence structure

            WRITING EXERCISE 7

SKILL 8: Review grammar

    WRITING EXERCISE 8

    WRITING REVIEW EXERCISE (Skills 1-8): Stonehenge

Independent Task

SKILL 9: Plan before you write

    WRITING EXERCISE 9

SKILL 10: Write the introduction

    WRITING EXERCISE 10

SKILL 11: Write unified supporting paragraphs

    WRITING EXERCISE 11

SKILL 12: Connect the supporting paragraphs

    WRITING EXERCISE 12

SKILL 13: Write the conclusion

    WRITING EXERCISE 13

SKILL 14: Review sentence structure

    WRITING EXERCISE 14

SKILL 15: Review grammar

    WRITING EXERCISE 15

    WRITING EXERCISE (Skills 9-15): Emotions

 

WRITING POST-TEST

    Unintended Consequences

    Safe or Sorry

 

 

MINI-TESTS

 

MINI-TEST 1

Reading:         Migration

Listening:       Science Lab

                            The Little House Books

Speaking:       Leader of the Country

                            History Films

                            Formation of Glaciers

Writing:           Garlic

 

MINI-TEST 2

Reading:         Birth Order

Listening:       Confused Assignment

                            Cross-Dating

Speaking:       Getting Up Early

                            Leadership Roles

                            Meeting on Exam Schedule

Writing:          Historical Event

 

MINI-TEST 3

Reading:         Ketchup

Listening:       Biology Class

                            Gem Cuts

Speaking:       Hometown

                            Library Rules

                            Split Infinitives

Writing:           Scientific Management

 

MINI-TEST 4

Reading:         Estuaries

Listening:       Cumulative Exam

                            Mountains

Speaking:       Kinds of Exams

                            Nullification

                            Psychology Class

Writing:           Working for Others

 

MINI-TEST 5

Reading:         Schizophrenia

Listening:       Scholarship

                            Atolls

Speaking:       A Good Friend

                            Student Assistant Positions

                            Zero-Sum Economies

Writing:           Catch-22

 

MINI-TEST 6

Reading:         Exxon Valdez

Listening:       Schedule Plan

                            Animal Hearing

Speaking:       Million Dollars

                            Formation of the Solar System

                            Rescheduled Speaker

Writing:           Visitors to Your Country

 

MINI-TEST 7

Reading:         Plate Tectonics

Listening:       Group Project

                            The Trumpet

Speaking:       Studying English

                            Discussion Class

                            NIMBY

Writing:           Supernovas

 

MINI-TEST 8

Reading:         Limners

Listening:       General Studies

                            Carbon

Speaking:       Big Party

                            Somnambulism

                            Questioning the Professor

Writing:          Violence in Movies

 

 

COMPLETE TESTS

 

COMPLETE TEST 1

Reading 1:      Prehistoric Astronomers

Reading 2:      Truman and the Railroads

Reading 3:        Mathematical Bases

Listening:       Student Newspaper

                            The Great Salt Lake

                            Kleenex

                            Exam Grade

                            Hawaii

                            Three-MileIsland

Speaking:       Dream Job

                            Group Paper

                            Spring Show

                            Great Ape Communication

                            Dreaded Science Class

                            Mercantilism

Writing:           Venus

                            Family Traditions

 

COMPLETE TEST 2

Reading 1:      Navigational Devices

Reading 2:      The Neanderthals

Reading 3:      The Silent Era

Listening:       Grade Report

                            Washington, D.C.

                            The Letter C

                            The Space Shuttle

                            C aves

                            The Compound Eye

Speaking:       Favorite Movie

                            Telling a Lie

                            Business Internships

                            Supersonic Speeds

                            Project Done Bit by Bit

                            Multiple Personality Disorder

Writing:           Library at Alexandria

Good Leader

 

 

APPENDIXES

APPENDIX A: Cohesion

APPENDIX B: Sentence Structure

APPENDIX C: Error Correction (Grammar)

 

SCORES AND CHARTS

Scoring Information

Skills Charts and Self-Assessment Checklists

Progress Chart

 

RECORDING SCRIPT

 

ANSWER KEY

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132056908
Subtitle:
Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: iBT (Student Book with CD-ROM and Answer Key, and Class Audio CDs)
Author:
Phillips, Deborah
Author:
Phillips
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Subject:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English language -- Examinations.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL TOEFL Study Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Preparation Course for the TEOFL Test
Publication Date:
May 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8 x 1 in 1520 gr

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