Academic Wordlist In this section you can do practice tests for all groups of the academic word list. The Academic Word List (AWL) was developed by Averil Coxhead at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The list contains 570 word families which were selected because they appear with great frequency in a broad range of academic texts. Asking For and Giving Street Directions English Exercise Introduction: Anybody who has travelled to another country or city has got lost. Sometimes maps don't help, so you have to ask somebody for directions. Search results for listen Many people learn English so that they can listen to and understand some of their favourite singers, but today's activity takes your English a step further. Using a website called 'The Next Big Sound' you are going to listen to new musicians and try to guess which ones will become popular. This site is a combination between new music site and a game. To play the game, create a record label, listen to new music and choose the ten bands or singers that you think will become most popular, you can then follow them each day to find out how popular they are as other people listen to their music and select and rate them. You can also change your mind and drop one of your ten bands and select a new band. It's all up to you.
TOEFL Practice, Section 3: Speaking The speaking section of the TOEFL takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. You will be asked 6 speaking questions. The first two are about familiar topics, and the other four are about short readings, lectures, and conversations. You will have a short amount of time after you read each question to prepare your response. Then you will be given a short amount of time to speak into a microphone. You will be evaluated on "delivery, language use and topic development".
Free TOEFL Practice The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings. You have 20 minutes to do 20 questions. When you have completed the test you will get a score and you can review your answer to each question. Most people who take the TOEFL test are planning to study at colleges and universities where instruction is in English. In addition, many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency.
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