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Using Direct to TOEFL iBT Test Preparation Program Study Plans Extra Activities Internet-Based Activities Other Activities Direct to TOEFL iBT Test Skills 12 Format of the Test The Computer Keyboard Toolbars Directions 15 Taking Notes 16 Reading Establishing Context Skimming and Scanning Formation of Clouds 18 Adding Details 24 Biomimicry: How Humans Have Learned to Imitate Nature 25 Paul CzanneThe Father of Modern Art 27 Pidgin Languages and Creoles 29 Listening 31 Establishing Context Adding Details 37 Lecture in Literature class: Herman Melville 38 Conversation in the library Lecture in History class: Brooklyn Bridge 39 Conversation with an advisor 40 Pace 41 Timing Reading Speed Strategies 49

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Skills Basic Comprehension Skill 1 Factual Information Skill 2 Vocabulary Skill 3 Negative Skill 4 Inference Skill 5 Purpose

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Skill 6 Reference Skill 7 Simplification Skill 8 Text Insertion Reading to Learn Skill 9 Summary The Rise of Safety Standards in the American Workplace Formation of Volcanoes Skill 10 Completion Eugene ONeill: Americas First Great Playwright Sand Painting in Two Cultures Skills Practice Passage 1: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Passage 2: The Presidency of John Tyler Passage 3: American Poet: Emily Dickinson Reading Practice Test Passage 1: The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad Passage 2: Ardi: Our Ancient Ancestor Passage 3: Two Intriguing New Planets

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Listening

Facts About Listening Sample Listening Screens Skills Basic Comprehension Skill 1 Main Ideas Skill 2 Purpose Skill 3 Detail Pragmatic Understanding Skill 4 Function Skill 5 Attitude Connecting Information Skill 6 Organization Skill 7 Relationships Skill 8 Inferences Skills Practice Lecture 1 in Biology class: Ecosystem of Lake Baikal Lecture 2 in Geology class: Types of Islands Lecture 3 in Literature class: Memoir as a Literary Genre Lecture 4 in Native American Studies class: Iroquois Farming Practices Conversation 1 in the library: Reserve Books Conversation 2 in a professors office: Marketing Classes Listening Practice Test Lecture 1 in Psychology class: Bipolar Disorder Lecture 2 in Literature class: Mark Twain and His Works

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Speaking

Facts About Speaking Sample Speaking Screens Skills Question 1: Personal Preference Skill 1 Description Skill 2 Opinions Skill 3 Specific Information Question 2: Personal Choice Skill 4 Compare and Contrast Skill 5 Specific Explanations Question 3: Campus. Read/Listen/Speak Skill 6 Point of View Question 4: Lecture. Read/Listen/Speak Skill 7 Determine the Purpose Question 5: Campus Situation. Listen/Speak Skill 8 Problem/Solution Question 6: Lecture. Listen/Speak Skill 9 Citing and Summarizing General Speaking Skills Skill 10 Word Families and Stress Skill 11 Sentence Stress Skill 12 Transition Words and Intonation Skill 13 Lists and Intonation Skills Practice Question 1: Neighborhood Question 2: Transportation Question 3: Library Policy on Overdue Books Question 4: Phobias Question 5: Apartment Problem Question 6: The Cotton Gins Effect on the U.S. Economy Speaking Practice Test Question 1: Object with Personal Value Question 2: Music or Quiet Question 3: Student Center Renovations Question 4: The Bystander Effect Question 5: Transportation Problem Question 6: The Erie Canals Effects on Society

Lecture 3 in Anthropology class: The Aztecs and Chocolate Lecture 4 in Biology class: The Horseshoe Crab Conversation 1 in an advisors office: Asian Studies Graduate Program Conversation 2 in a professors office: Missed Classes

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Writing
Facts About Writing Sample Writing Screens Skills Integrated Writing Task Skill 1 Main Ideas Reading and Lecture Example: Solar Energy Reading and Lecture 1: Parental Involvement in Education Reading and Lecture 2: The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy Reading and Lecture 3: Forest Fires Reading and Lecture 4: Industrial Agriculture Skill 2 Presenting the Information Skill 3 Introduction Skill 4 Adding Details Skill 5 Summarizing the Points Skill 6 Citing and Paraphrasing Independent Writing Task Skill 1 The Main Idea Your Opinion Skill 2 Writing the Introduction Skill 3 Writing a Paragraph Skill 4 Stating Your Opinion --Expressing Your Opinion --Generalizing and Qualifying Skill 5 Putting It All Together General Writing Skill 1 Transition Words and Phrases Skill 2 Synonyms Skill 3 Pronouns Skill 4 Parallel Structures Skill 5 Coherence --Repeating --Rephrasing Skill 6 Sentence Types Skill 7 Punctuation Skill 8 Revision Skills Practice Reading and Lecture: Memory Loss Writing Practice Test Reading and Lecture: Violence on Television

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