Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: iBT Listening (Package: Student Book with CD-ROM, 6 Audio CDs, and Answer Key)

Series
Pearson
Author
Phillips  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Pub.-date
September 2007
ISBN13
9780132360890
ISBN
0132360896


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9780132360890
Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test: iBT Listening (Package: Student Book with CD-ROM, 6 Audio CDs, and Answer Key)
67.10 approx. 7-9 days

Description

The second edition of Building Skills for the New TOEIC® Test prepares students for the new TOEIC® test and the new TOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests.This concise text can be used in TOEIC® preparation classes or for self-study.

Table of Contents

LISTENING DIAGNOSTIC PRE-TEST

                A Problem with a Class

                Sleep

 

LISTENING OVERVIEW

 

LISTENING SKILLS

Basic Comprehension

                SKILL 1: UNDERSTAND THE GIST

                                Listening Exercise 1

                SKILL 2: UNDERSTAND THE DETAILS

                                Listening Exercise 2

                                Listening Review Exercise (Skills 1-2): Anthropology Paper

Pragmatic Understanding

                SKILL 3: UNDERSTAND THE FUNCTION

                                Listening Exercise 3

                SKILL 4: UNDERSTAND THE SPEAKER'S STANCE

                                Listening Exercise 4

                                Listening Exercise (Skills 3-4): The Fugio Coin

                                Listening Review Exercise (Skills 1-4): Hibernation

Connecting Information

                SKILL 5: UNDERSTAND THE ORGANIZATION

                                Listening Exercise 5

                SKILL 6: UNDERSTAND RELATIONSHIPS

                                Listening Exercise 6

                                Listening Exercise (Skills 5-6): The Outer Banks

                                Listening Review Exercise (Skills 1-6): Leaf Arrangements

 

LISTENING POST-TEST

                                The Music Project

                                The Great Lakes

 

LISTENING MINI-TESTS

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 1  

            Science Lab

                The Little House Books

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 2

                Confused Assignment

                Cross-Dating

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 3

                Biology Class

                Gem Cuts

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 4

                Cumulative Exam

                Mountains

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 5

                Scholarship

                Atolls

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 6

                Schedule Plan

                Animal Hearing

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 7

                Group Project

                The Trumpet

 

LISTENING MINI-TEST 8

                General Studies

                Carbon

 

LISTENING COMPLETE TESTS

 

LISTENING COMPLETE TEST 1

                Student Newspaper

                The Great Salt Lake

                Kleenex

                Exam Grade

                Hawaii

                Three-Mile Island

 

LISTENING COMPLETE TEST 2

                Grade Report

                Washington, D.C.

                The Letter C

                The Space Shuttle

                Caves

                The Compound Eye

 

LISTENING DIAGNOSTIC AND SCORING

 

RECORDING SCRIPT

 

ANSWER KEY

 

AUDIO CD TRACKING LIST

Back Cover

Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL®Test: iBT Listening, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the Listening section of the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive listening-skills course and a wealth of practice for the Listening section of the test, theLongman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT Listening  is appropriate for courses in TOEFL-test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL listening courses.

 

The Student Book features: 

  • Updated materials for all the new types of Listening passages and questions on the test
  • Diagnostic Listening Pre-tests and Post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement
  • Listening-Skills exercises that provide authentic conversations in an academic setting and academic lectures with new questions about a speakers' attitude or purpose
  • Eight Listening Mini-Tests that preview the Listening section of the test
  • Two Listening Complete Tests that familiarize students with the actual test formatting and timing

 The CD-ROM features:

  • Completely different material from that in the Student Book
  • Practicesections for the Listening section of the test
  • Eight Listening Mini-Tests and two Listening Complete Tests
  • Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM
  • Easy-to-use diagnostic reports, scoring and record keeping to monitor progress
  • New "Send" feature that allows electronic submission of results

 

System Requirements

 

Windows

  • Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
  • 500 MHz or higher processor
  • 25 MB available on hard drive

 Macintosh

  • Mas OS X (10.3.9 and higher)
  • Power PC processor (200 MHz or higher recommended)
  • Power PC G3 (333 MHz or higher recommended)
  • 20 MB available on hard drive

 Both Systems

  • 128 MB RAM minimum (192 MB RAM or higher recommended)
  • Quad-speed CD-ROM drive
  • Sound card, speakers, and computer microphone (or other recording device)
  • Internet connection (for sending and receiving data)