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Quickly build the vocabulary and English language skills you need to score high on the TOEFL exam
You have good grades, good board scores, and great recommendations from your teachers. Now the only obstacle separating you from your goal of getting into an American university is the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Don't take any chances: let this book help you get the TOEFL scores you need to realize your goal.
400 Must-Have Words for TOEFL is specially designed to help you master the core vocabulary and basic written and spoken language skills required to do well on the TOEFL and pursue a course of study at a North American school, or a school with an English-language curriculum. Based on the authors' years of experience as ESL teachers and their rigorous review of past exams, this book offers proven vocabulary-building activities and exercises. Appropriate for students pursuing all academic disciplines, it features:
- 400 words in key categories, including food, computers, society, history, finance, politics, friendship, science, the arts, and more
- Many skill-building activities and exercises, including paraphrasing, synonym and antonym matching, and prefix and suffix identification
- Proven strategies for incorporating new words into everyday vocabulary
- Special sections on synonyms, roots, prefixes and suffixes, and sentence structure
For students whose first language is not English and who wish to study at a university with an English-based curriculum, no admittance test is more important than the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL
helps you score well by arming you with the most important English vocabulary words commonly found on this crucial exam. This timely guide also encompasses the recent changes made to the test, including the emphasis on conversation and spontaneous communication to mirror the interactive nature of the classroom. 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL
- Activities such as paraphrasing, synonym and antonym exercises, and identifying prefixes and suffixes
- Strategies on how to incorporate new words into everyday vocabulary
- Chapters on identifying synonyms and paraphrasing sentences, roots, prefixes, and suffixes
About the Author
has taught ESL for fifteen years and is the author of several popular ESL books.
Lawrence Zwier teaches at Michigan State University and is the author of numerous general interest and ESL books, including Building Academic Vocabulary.