Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Reading and Comprehension

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The challenging exercises and critical vocabulary you need to advance your English skills

Created by ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension features lengthy, complex passages to help you develop essential English reading and critical thinking skills. Inside are 15 readings on topics such as DNA evidence, sustainable urban communities, the human genome project, and more--subjects that will keep you engaged as you take your English to the next level.

You will get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending high-level vocabulary through enlightening exercises. You’ll master how to organize information you read, summarize text, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts.

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension will help you:

  • Build your academic and technical vocabulary
  • Boost your comprehension skills to an advanced level
  • Create reading strategies to use with any difficult text
  • Develop critical thinking skills
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About the author

Diane Engelhardt has been an ESL instructor for more than 20 years. She has taught conversational and business English to a wide variety of students in Canada and Germany. She also has prepared students for TOEFL, Cambridge First Certificate, and London Chamber of Commerce. She currently teaches at Royal Roads University International Student Centre in Victoria, Canada.

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McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Jul 24, 2013
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9780071798877
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Language
English
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Genres
Foreign Language Study / English as a Second Language
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This content is DRM protected.
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Build your mastery of English vocabulary--and ace the TOEFL test!

The first step to passing any language-based exam is the mastery of vocabulary. Written by an ESL expert, McGraw-Hill : Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test provides the methods you need to build vocabulary--both academic and campus--and the practice you need to perform strongly on test day.

Organized in a way that helps you maximize your study time, this practical guide takes you through a strategic three-step process--learning and understanding vocabulary,building and recording vocabulary, and using vocabulary--while offering exercises that help you remember word meanings and improve your feel of English.

McGraw-Hill: Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test features 20 academic-style readings focusing on advanced vocabulary from the Academic Word List, which is the kind of content you'll find in the TOEFL test reading and listening (lecture) sections. It also includes dialogues about university life that will prepare you for the TOEFL test listening section for campus-related topics.

McGraw-Hill: Essential Vocabulary for the TOEFL Test provides

More than 1,100 words you're most likely to see on the TOEFL test Exercises that build skills in paraphrasing, comprehension, and using new words in your writing 70 minutes of audio recordings of selected readings from throughout the book

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