Being Positive and the TOEFL iBT

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  “Hi Michael, I retook the TOEFL iBT on 12th May and got the desired score – 116 (R30, L30, S26, W30). I thank you for all the speaking practice tests and comments that helped me boost my speaking score. Thanks, VSS” —————————————————————-     —————————————————————- “Hey Michael, I just got my TOEFL score – …

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TOEFL iBT Pronunciation: Avoiding Irregular Word Stress Shifts with Compound Adverbs, Two Word Verbs, Two-Syllable Nouns and Verbs, Verbs with Prefixes, and Abbreviations and Symbols

Listen to this post: word_stress_part_two_and_toefl_ibt_prounuciation To continue to improve your pronunciation of word stress, you will need to become familiar with word stress patterns of various word combinations. For example, how would you pronounce the following words: downwind, watch over, underestimate, USA, and autistic? What about conduct when used as a verb or when it …

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Step 5 – Learn Effective TOEFL Reading Strategies

Step 5 – Learn Effective Reading Strategies The fifth step to successfully pass the TOEFL iBT exam is learning effective reading habits, discerning main ideas and details, keeping a reader response journal summarizing what you have read, understanding vocabulary from context, understanding the organization of  reading passages including transitions, and having the ability to make …

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Step 1 – Super-Size Your TOEFL Vocabulary

Step 1 –Super-Size your Vocabulary The first step to successfully pass the TOEFL  iBT Exam is building vocabulary proficiency. Let’s face it.  How can you understand college level vocabulary without having basic vocabulary?  Moreover, how can you perform optimally when reading and listening to TOEFL7 iBT passages without a good vocabulary foundation?  Finally, how can …

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Step 6: Target and Improve Your TOEFL Writing Weaknesses

Step 6 – Target and Improve Your Writing Weaknesses The sixth step to successfully pass the TOEFL iBT Exam is to gain competence in independent and integrated writing skills: decoding the writing task, organizing a coherent response, writing detailed developmental paragraphs, and ending the essay with a conclusion. Without an organized approach to these writing …

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Step 1 – Super-Size Your TOEFL Vocabulary

Step 1 –Super-Size your Vocabulary The first step to successfully pass the TOEFL7 iBT Exam is building vocabulary proficiency. Let’s face it.  How can you understand college level vocabulary without having basic vocabulary?  Moreover, how can you perform optimally when reading and listening to TOEFL7 iBT passages without a good vocabulary foundation?  Finally, how can …

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Step 7 – Have an Organized Approach to TOEFL Speaking

Step 7 – Have an Organized Approach to TOEFL Speaking The seventh step to successfully pass the TOEFL iBT Exam is learning competent speaking skills: decoding the speaking task, organizing a coherent response including a topic statement, delivering rich details in the body of the speech, and ending with a conclusion. Despite your preparedness, you …

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