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TOEFL READING
What?

3 Academic Passages
12 to 15 Questions each
1 Hour to Complete
A Passage?


     About 700 words
     5 to 7 Paragraphs
  Introduction, Body and
         Conclusion
The Sentence

    Know What
       and
    Know Why




    What = Subject = Topic
Why = Predicate = Verb + Object
“Academic Reading requires a lot
         of practice.”


  What is the topic of the sentence?

           Academic Readin...
How
        Do Not Read!
     Reading is Sleeping!

       Skim the passage
   Find the What and Why
    In all the first ...
The Topic and Main Idea

   All the “Whats” put together
Give you the Topic of the Passage




 And all the “Whys” put tog...
Answering the Questions
    • Read and Understand the Question
      • Find the Answer in the Passage
       • Go back and...
What to throw out

    Same word Answers
    Extreme Answers
    Tempting Answers
    Silly Answers
    Answers to other q...
What to go for

   Answers you don’t understand
   Longer answers
   Words that have been rearranged
    and changed
   An...
“Eliminate all other factors, and
what you have left must be the
             truth.”




              Sherlock Holmes
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Toefl Reading

  1. 1. TOEFL READING
  2. 2. What? 3 Academic Passages 12 to 15 Questions each 1 Hour to Complete
  3. 3. A Passage? About 700 words 5 to 7 Paragraphs Introduction, Body and Conclusion
  4. 4. The Sentence Know What and Know Why What = Subject = Topic Why = Predicate = Verb + Object
  5. 5. “Academic Reading requires a lot of practice.” What is the topic of the sentence? Academic Reading Why are we talking about the topic? It requires a lot of practice.
  6. 6. How Do Not Read! Reading is Sleeping! Skim the passage Find the What and Why In all the first sentences And the last sentences Of the first and last paragraphs
  7. 7. The Topic and Main Idea All the “Whats” put together Give you the Topic of the Passage And all the “Whys” put together Give you the Main Idea
  8. 8. Answering the Questions • Read and Understand the Question • Find the Answer in the Passage • Go back and Read the Choices • Throw out the Incorrect Choices • Choose the One that is Left
  9. 9. What to throw out Same word Answers Extreme Answers Tempting Answers Silly Answers Answers to other questions Answers not in the passage
  10. 10. What to go for Answers you don’t understand Longer answers Words that have been rearranged and changed Answers on Topic Answers following the Main Idea
  11. 11. “Eliminate all other factors, and what you have left must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes

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