Television News Archive Retailigence: Powering location-based shopping. Ten Tips for the TOEFL iBT! (Photo by Tim Hamilton) The TOEFL is one of the most difficult tests you will ever take in your life. Here is a list of ten things that will help you get the highest score possible on the TOEFL iBT, and fulfill your dream of studying at an English-speaking university. 1. This is the structure of the TOEFL: Each section has a score of 30, for a total overall score of 120. ETS, the company that makes the test, has a useful video introducing you to the resources available on its website: Resources in this video:TOEFL JourneyTOEFL TipsSample TOEFL questions 2. You should give yourself 6 months – 1 year to be fully prepared for the test, especially if you have never taken the test before. When you sit down at the computer to take the test, nothing should be a surprise. 3. The TOEFL has teamed up with a company called Lexile to help you find books at your reading level. Here are some resources to get you started:BusinessBBC – businessNPR – businessVOA News – Economy and BusinessThe Economist 4. 5.
Richard Gorman Explains Globalization’s Impact on Business The impact of globalization on the business world is incalculable, and much of this impact can be directly linked to the advent of the Internet, said Richard Gorman, a successful Internet entrepreneur. The World Wide Web has made it easier and easier for companies to make smooth transitions into global markets. For business leaders that know how to harness its power, globalization can mean the difference between stasis and dynamic international success. “The advent of the Internet has made the world flat,” Richard Gorman said. Harnessing Globalization While the Internet makes it easy for businesses to expand their reach internationally, it does not necessarily deliver new, global customers directly to a business’ front door. “Try a small experiment this year,” Pofeldt wrote. Pofeldt pointed out that globalization is something of a four-letter word in some circles – the shrinking and increasingly connected world has led to the loss of American jobs. Using Globalization Advantageously
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The Mammoth Cometh Photo The first time Ben Novak saw a passenger pigeon, he fell to his knees and remained in that position, speechless, for 20 minutes. He was 16. Continue reading the main story In the decade since, Novak has visited 339 passenger pigeons — at the Burke Museum in Seattle, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, the American Museum of Natural History in New York and Harvard’s Ornithology Department, which has 145 specimens, including eight pigeon corpses preserved in jars of ethanol, 31 eggs and a partly albino pigeon. The fact that we can pinpoint the death of the last known passenger pigeon is one of many peculiarities that distinguish the species. The species’ incredible abundance was an enticement to mass slaughter. Stewart Brand, who was born in Rockford, Ill., in 1938, has never forgotten the mournful way his mother spoke about passenger pigeons when he was a child. Continue reading the main story Brand became obsessed with the idea. Dear Ed and George . . .