TOEFL Power Vocab

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TOEFL Power Vocab (2017)

238 pages

English language

Published May 27, 2017

ISBN:
9781524710705
OCLC Number:
973917489

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3 stars (1 review)

TOEFL Power Vocab provides essential vocabulary prep for the Test of English as a Foreign Language and ESL learners in general.

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TOEFL Vocabulary is a funny topic. I mostly teach TOEFL writing, and when I am working with students on their essays, I usually stress that they should not try to utilize advanced vocabulary in their essays. Instead, I usually encourage them to improve their writing score by using a wide range of easy words in their essays. Basically, the TOEFL e-rater, I believe, is more concerned with how many different words students use, rather than how difficult the words are. Obviously, of course, the vocabulary level matters to some extent, but I mostly encourage students to use words they already know. This means that they don’t really need a TOEFL vocabulary book.

Reading is a slightly different story. I think that studying vocabulary books is a great long-term strategy for students. Expanding their vocabulary is a great way to increase their comprehension of the reading passages. Probably the listening passages …

Subjects

  • Vocabulary
  • Study guides
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • Examinations
  • English language