Online TOEFL Materials

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Internet Worksheet: On-line TOEFL Materials


With the move to the computerized TOEFL test, more and more TOEFL materials are appearing on-line every day. Many of these materials provide general information on the TOEFL and how its administration is changing. Other materials provide practice exercises and tutorials. Some sites allow you to complete exercises on-line. Others allow you to download exercises. Still other sites allow you to order computerized practice materials for the TOEFL.

Today, we are going to explore several of these TOEFL prep web sites. Visit each one, complete the practice exercises, and read for any general information you may be lacking.

TOEFL Practice Exercises

http://www.stuff.co.uk/toefl.htm

Note: This site requires Shockwave. If your computer does not have Shockwave, you can download it for free at this site. (Please be prepared for this procedure to take a few minutes.)

This site is home to on-line practice exercises for the TOEFL. As you answer the questions, the computer keeps track of how many you get correct and your time.

TOEFL Prep

http://studint.net/toefl/

Note: This site requires Shockwave. If your computer does not have Shockwave, you can download it for free at this site. (Please be prepared for this procedure to take a few minutes.)

This extensive site includes general information on the TOEFL and practice exercises for all three sections of the TOEFL. Though these exercises must be downloaded before you can complete them, the download process is relatively fast. Explanations for why a particular answer is correct are given at this site, To begin doing the practice exercises, click on TOEFL Prep under Menu. You can also find lots more practice exercises (including listening excerpts and reading passages listed by topic) under Old TOEFL Files.

If you are interested in taking the TOEIC, this is a valuable site for you. Click on number 11 (TOEIC Questions) under Menu. Here you will find more than 600 practice questions for the TOEIC. You'll also find a short list of links to other similar sites. In addition, there are more TOEIC practice questions under the Old TOEFL Files link.

@testwise

http://testwise.com/

Though this site mainly advertises different materials you can buy to help study for the TOEFL, it also includes practice questions. To begin the practice exercises, click on Review the TOEFL Test-Free.

TOEFL Online

http://www.toefl.org/

This is the "official" TOEFL web site; that means it's hosted by ETS, the same people who administer the TOEFL. If you're looking for accurate information on the TOEFL and how it's changing, this is the place to get that information.

This site also includes some practice exercises. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Under Directories, click on Test Takers. Scroll down and click on Test Preparation Materials. Now, click on Practice Question Online-Free.

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