TOEFL Preparation Tips: TOEFL Books
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If you're wondering how to juggle your time between preparing for the
tests, writing the essays, and following up on your letters of
recommendation you may wonder where to find the time for preparing the
TOEFL. The first step is to take a practice test. Far more than with the
GMAT you may find that the years spent watching Woody Allen movies and
nightclubbing in London have better prepared you for the test than you
Free TOEFL Preparation Course
However, unless you are confident of a truly fluent English
level, I would buy yourself a book or download software that offers the
chance to take at least one or two full-length tests, just to make sure
that there are no surprises on the test day.
If your initial TOEFL
level is considerably lower than the scores required by the schools, it
is not just a course that you should be considering to improve your
strategies for the test., but a comprehensive review of your English
skills. Though this might seem like a daunting prospect, you will be
rewarded not only by a higher score, but also the confidence and ability
to avoid disappointment during the first weeks at the school.
The following titles represent the best of the
material available for the TOEFL preparation.
TOEFL CBT by Kaplan
Comprehensive review of the test. The software has two
computer based tests, and provides great analysis of strengths and
How to Prepare for the TOEFL by Barrons ($34.95)
One of the best selling titles for the test, with good grammar review
and many practice questions. Desperately needs software for
TOEFL Success 2007 by Peterson's ($29.95)
Three practice tests, though not on the computer. Lots of mini-lessons
to help you review.