10 Words to Know to Prepare for the TOEFL

10 Words to Know to Prepare for the TOEFL

The Test of English as a Foreign Language, otherwise known as the TOEFL, is a test many international students must take to apply to universities, colleges, and some other organizations. The TOEFL tests a non-native speaker’s reading, listening, writing, and speaking proficiency. If you are preparing to take the TOEFL, it is important to study some common vocabulary words to help you feel more confident to take the test. Keep reading to find 10 common words you may find when taking the TOEFL. 

1.      Comprehensive: complete; including all or nearly all elements or aspects of something

2.      Acquire: buy or obtain for oneself

3.      Proficient: competent or skilled in doing or using something

4.      Concise: giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words

5.      Elaborate: develop or present (a theory, policy, or system) in detail.

6.      Predict: say or estimate that (a specified thing) will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something.

7.      Malice: the intention or desire to do evil; ill will.

8.      Scrutinize: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly

9.      Mundane: lacking interest or excitement; dull

10.   Distort: give a misleading or false account or impression of; pull or twist out of shape

To help you feel more prepared for the TOEFL, continue to study and use these words. Using these words in your writing and conversations will improve your English and get you ready for your test. If you are unsure of how to prepare further for the test and are interested in finding more information about enrolling in a TOEFL course in Los Angeles or Orange County, visit our website American English Language School, or email info@aels.edu!

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Published on May 26, 2023

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