Thursday, 15 October 2015

PRACTICE FOR YOUR TOEFL EXAM!



The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings.
Most people who take the TOEFL test are planning to study at colleges and universities where instruction is in English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency.
The TOEFL® Internet-based test is approximately four hours long. All sections can be taken on one day. Note-taking is allowed throughout the test to help test takers answer the questions.

Sample tests with key (PDF)
Test 2    Audio here: 

Volume 3 Audio Files

Listening Practice Set 1: Conversation and Questions – Track 1 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 1: Conversation and Questions – Track 2 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 2: Lecture and Questions – Track 3 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 2: Lecture and Questions – Track 4 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 3: Lecture and Questions – Track 5 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 3: Lecture and Questions – Track 6 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 1: Question – Track 7 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 2: Passage, Conversation and Question – Track 8 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 2: Passage, Conversation and Question – Track 9 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 3: Lecture and Question – Track 10 (MP3)
Writing Practice Set 1: Passage, Lecture and Question – Track 11 (MP3)
Test 3 Audio here:

Volume 4 Audio Files

Listening Practice Set 1: Conversation and Questions – Track 1 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 1: Conversation and Questions – Track 2 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 2: Lecture and Questions – Track 3 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 2: Lecture and Questions – Track 4 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 2: Lecture and Questions – Track 5 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 3: Lecture and Questions – Track 6 (MP3)
Listening Practice Set 3: Lecture and Questions – Track 7 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 1: Question – Track 8 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 2: Passage, Lecture and Question – Track 9 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 2: Passage, Lecture and Question – Track 10 (MP3)
Speaking Practice Set 3: Conversation and Question – Track 11 (MP3)



Structure Test
You have 20 minutes to do 20 questions. When you have completed the test you will get a score and you can review your answer to each question.
There are some links here for you to practise:


Reading
Three to five academic reading passages followed by comprehension questions




Listening

Two conversations that include two or more speakers in each
Four lectures, which include classroom dialogue




Speaking

6 questions, where you have to speak about something you have heard or read.


Writing

Two writing tasks, one involves reading and listening.

Types of TOEFL Essay Topics

TOEFL Tips

  1. Do lot of practice tests.
  2. Make sure you get good score in practice tests.
  3. Listen to any American news channel/Discovery channel (it will help in listening section). Read American news from washingtonpost.com, nytimes.com etc.
  4. Listen properly in the Listening section. Check all 4 options before answering.
  5. Most of People will find reading easy but be careful and avoid making silly mistakes.
  6. Again first 10 questions are important. Take your time and do not hurry!
  7. Answer all questions in each section. There is no negative marking (penalty) for unanswered questions. So in last 2 minutes just guess all remaining questions.

1 comment:

  1. This is important to remember while you are browsing IELTS or TOEFL preparation course, if you are planning on applying for citizenship or collage and intend to use your results as an entry requirement.

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