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LONGMAN PREPARATION COURSE FOR THE TOEFL, IBT TEST, 3E

Third Edition is a book that thoroughly prepares students for the Internet-based version of the TOEFL iBT® test. This book covers the four sections of the TOEFL iBT® test (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing). 

Section 1: Reading


Reading Skill 1: Understand Vocabulary from Context

ACTIVITY R1A: Understanding Vocabulary from Context 2

ACTIVITY R1B: Using Context to Understand Vocabulary 4

Corresponding Activity Sheet R1B 160 

Reading Skill 2: Recognize Referents 

ACTIVITY R2A: Listing Pronouns 5 

ACTIVITY R2B: Pronoun and Referent Hunt 6 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R2B 161 

Reading Skill 3: Recognize Paraphrases 

ACTIVITY R3A: Dividing Sentences into Meaningful Parts 8

ACTIVITY R3B: Understanding the Meaningful Parts of  Sentences 10 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R3A 162 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R3B 163 

 

Reading Skill 4: Insert Sentences into the Passage 

ACTIVITY R4A: Using Transitions to Order Short Passages 12

ACTIVITY R4B: Using Transitions to Order a Long Passage 14

Corresponding Activity Sheet R4A 164 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R4B 166 

Reading Skill 5: Find Factual Information 

ACTIVITY R5A: Finding Detail Answers 16 

ACTIVITY R5B: Finding and Restating Detail Answers 18

Corresponding Activity Sheet R5A 167 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R5B 169 

Reading Skill 6: Identify Negative Facts 

ACTIVITY R6A: Understanding Information That Is Not True  and Not Mentioned 20 

ACTIVITY R6B: Identifying Information That Is Not True and  Not Mentioned 21 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R6A 171 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R6B 172 

Reading Skill 7: Make Inferences from Stated Facts 

ACTIVITY R7A: Making Inferences from Statements 23

ACTIVITY R7B: Making Inferences from a Passage 25

Corresponding Activity Sheet R7B 174

Reading Skill 8: Infer Rhetorical Purpose Questions 

ACTIVITY R8A: Determining Rhetorical Purpose 26 

ACTIVITY R8B: Completing Rhetorical Purpose Ideas 27 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R8A 175 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R8B 176 

Reading Skill 9: Select Summary Information 

ACTIVITY R9A: Filling in a Summary Chart 29 

ACTIVITY R9B: Creating Summary Charts 30 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R9A 177 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R9B 178 

Reading Skill 10: Complete Organizational (Schematic) Tables

ACTIVITY R10A: Completing a Schematic Table 32 

ACTIVITY R10B: Creating Schematic Tables 34 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R10A 180 

Corresponding Activity Sheet R10B 181 

SECTION TWO: LISTENING 36 

BASIC COMPREHENSION 

Listening Skill 1: Understand the Gist 

ACTIVITY L1A: Choosing a Gist Statement 37 

ACTIVITY L1B: Coming Up with Gist Statements 39 

Corresponding Activity Sheet L1A 184 

Corresponding Activity Sheet L1B 185 

Listening Skill 2: Understand the Details 

ACTIVITY L2A: Listening for Details 41 

ACTIVITY L2B: Listening for Details 44 

Corresponding Activity Sheet L2B 187 

PRAGMATIC UNDERSTANDING 

Listening Skill 3: Understand the Function 

ACTIVITY L3A: Understanding Functions of Statements 46

ACTIVITY L3B: Determining Functions in Passages 48 

Corresponding Activity Sheet L3B 189 

Listening Skill 4: Understand the Speaker’s Stance 

ACTIVITY L4A: Guessing the Speaker’s Stance 50