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The Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT, Second Edition, by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the new TOEFL® integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive language skills course and a wealth of practice for all sections of the test, the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL® Test: iBT, Second Edition, is appropriate for courses in TOEFL test preparation or as a supplement to more general ESL courses. Click on "Course-Specific" Resources on the left of this page to order the Audio CDs. New to the Second Edition The New CD-ROM: New "Send" feature allows electronic submission of reading/listening results and writing and speaking responses. Completely different material from that in the book Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM Self-assessment and record-keeping tool A New Website: Track your students’ progress quickly and easily. View your students’ results electronically. Read and listen to your students’ written and spoken work — then send feedback. Work from home — all you need is an Internet connection. The Student Book features: Updated material for all the new types of passages and questions on the test Diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement in each section. Practice sections for the four skills: Reading provides practice exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing Listening provides authentic conversations in an academic setting and academic lectures with new questions about a speakers’ attitude or purpose Speaking includes personal and expository tasks and integrated tasks Writing consists of expository and integrated tasks: reading/listening/writing Eight Mini-Tests that preview the test’s integrated four-skills format Two complete Practice Tests that familiarize students with the actual test formatting and timing The CD-ROM features: Completely different material from that in the Student Book Practice sections for all parts of the test, including speaking Eight mini-tests and two complete tests Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM Easy-to-use scoring and record keeping to monitor progress New "Send" feature allows electronic submission of reading/listening results and writing and speaking responses Note: You must have the Audio CDs to use the listening material (the Skills Practice, the Mini-Tests, and the Computer Tests) in the textbook. The audio material on the CD-ROM is different from that on the Audio CDs. Click on "Course-Specific" Resources on the left of this page to order the Audio CDs. System Requirements Windows Windows 2000 or XP 500 MHz or higher processor 25 MB available on hard drive Macintosh Mas OS X (10.1.3 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 electronic submission)
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Phillips Exeter Academy is a coeducational independent school for boarding and day students between the 9th and 12th grade.