Go through the ETS ‘TOEFL Practice Tests’, to understand specifi cally what the format of the TOEFL is.
You can start practicing TOEFL questions online.
The TOEFL has a listening section where you have to listen to conversations, lectures, classroom discussions and then answer questions. You can use the ‘TOEFL Barrons’ book to practice this section.
The reading comprehension section of the TOEFL can be practiced again from the Barron’s TOEFL. Refer to the TOEFL website www.toefl .org
The writing section has two components. An independent essay and an integrated essay – refer to the same book for more details and essay topics.
Th e speaking section comprises of six tasks that include expressing your opinion or speaking on tasks based on the reading and listening sections.
You are now prepared – take a mock test and gauge your performance.
Finally, take a full-length Internet based TOEFL test. Powerprep soft ware has two full-length tests and can be downloaded free from www.toefl .org. You can take these tests and practice more online.
BOOKS to BUY
Kaplan TOEFL iBT
Volume 1 Issue 2