Perfect Phrases for TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections

Perfect Phrases for TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections

by Roberta Steinberg

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Overview

Perfect Phrases to stand out on the TOEFL-for the more than 800,000 people who take the test


To be accepted into most North American undergraduate and graduate programs, international students must take and pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Perfect Phrases for the TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections gives you all the phrases and most commonly used words you need to excel on both the writing and speaking sections of the test. Presented in the easy-to-understand Perfect Phrases format, these phrases allow you to effectively communicate and express yourself in standard American English, and to score your very best on the test.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071592468
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/16/2008
Series: Perfect Phrases Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 471,338
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Roberta Steinberg, Professor or English and ESL at Mount Ida College and adjunct instructor at MIT, has written several TOEFL and TOEIC preparation texts, including McGraw-Hill's TOEFL CBT.

Table of Contents


Introduction: How to Use the Book     1
The Speaking Section     3
Description of Tasks     5
Independent Task: Speaking, Personal Preference     6
Independent Task: Paired Choice Task     10
Integrated Task: Reading/Listening/Speaking (Campus-based)     14
Integrated Task: Listening/Reading/Speaking (Academic topic)     22
Integrated Task: Listening/Speaking (Campus-based)     29
Integrated Task: Listening/Speaking (Academic topic)     35
Phrases and Vocabulary for the Speaking Section with Reference to Skill and Purpose     41
Speaking Skill Development     51
Websites for Improving Listening Skills     51
The Writing Section     53
Description of Tasks     55
Independent Task     55
Integrated Task     61
Phrases and Vocabulary for the Writing Section with Reference to Skill and Purpose     73
Writing Skill Development     83
Suggestions for the Independent Task     83
Suggestions for the Integrated Task     85
Vocabulary Development     87
Summarizing Practice     89
Increasing Vocabulary through Reading     89
Increasing Vocabulary with the AcademicWord Lists     89
Grammar     97
Grammar Pretest     97
Grammar Rules and Exercises     101
Grammar Posttest     147
Punctuation     155
Punctuation Pretest     155
Punctuation Rules     157
Punctuation Posttest     162

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Perfect Phrases for TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
solimanmina More than 1 year ago
I have bought this book and i found it too old i mean strategies are not practically efficient
Anonymous More than 1 year ago