Author(s): Lynn M. Stafford-Yilmaz
The vocabulary skills you need for a high score on the TOEFL exam. For students whose first language is not English and who wish to study at a university with an English-based curriculum, no admittance test is more important than the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL helps you score well by arming you with the most important English vocabulary words commonly found on this crucial exam. This new edition also includes the recent changes made to the test, especially the emphasis on "academic" and "campus" vocabulary in the reading/listening and speaking/listening sections.
Features: free Language Lab app with flashcard vocabulary quizzes; 400 words in key categories, including food, computers, society, history, finance, politics, friendship, science, the arts, and more; 150-plus skill-building activities and exercises, including paraphrasing, synonym and antonym matching, and prefix and suffix identification; proven strategies for incorporating new words into everyday vocabulary; and complete review of synonyms, paraphrasing, roots, prefixes, suffixes, etc.
Lawrence Zwier is an associate director of curriculum at the English Language Center at Michigan State University. He is the author of numerous general interest and ESL books, including Step Up to the TOEFL. He has taught in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan, and Singapore. Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz (1964-2009) was a popular instructor at Bellevue Community College (Bellevue, WA) who had taught around the world. She authored/co-authored 11 books in the ESL field. Her colleagues established the Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz Memorial Scholarship in her honor after her death.