By Lawrence Zwier
For college kids whose first language isn't English and who desire to learn at a college with an English-based curriculum, no admittance try out is extra very important than the attempt of English as a overseas Language (TOEFL). four hundred Must-Have phrases for the TOEFL is helping you rating good via arming you with crucial English vocabulary phrases in general came upon in this the most important examination. This well timed consultant additionally encompasses the hot alterations made to the attempt, together with the emphasis on dialog and spontaneous communique to reflect the interactive nature of the classroom.
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Since about 1982, this efficiency has increased exponentially each year, thanks to computers and their ability to multitask. In multitasking, a computer executes several different tasks in parallel. The computer executes different sequences of tasks at different clock cycles, thereby increasing the rate of output from a process. 1. Why does the author mention computer multitasking in this article? a. b. c. d. because it is new because it measures time better than any clock because it helps people to arrange their activities sequentially because it is a good example of the efficient use of time 2.
Firm and dependable; showing little change He fell because the ladder wasn’t stable. Parts of speech stability n, stably adv TOEFL Prep I Find the word that is closest in meaning to the opposite of each word in the left-hand column. Write the letter in the blank. 1. stable 2. contamination 3. extinct 4. dispose of 5. shrink (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) keep expand unsteady existing purity TOEFL Prep II Circle the word that best completes each sentence. 1. The (constraints / contamination) of being in prison made her hate society even more.
Consciously 4. degrade 5. gap 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. indisputable intervene intuitively recede retrieve Definitions and Samples 1. acquisition n. The act of taking possession of something Our recent acquisition of over 2,000 books makes ours the biggest library in the region. Usage tips Acquisition is often followed by of. Parts of speech acquire v 2. anomaly n. Something unusual White tigers get their beautiful coloring from a genetic anomaly. 3. consciously adv. With awareness of one’s actions He may have hurt her feelings, but he never would have done so consciously.