Ch 3: TOEFL Reading: Advanced Reading Help

About This Chapter

Review the methods used to comprehend a reading passage and interpret text. Video lessons and quizzes incorporate all of the advanced reading comprehension and interpretation methods needed for the exam in a clear and simple manner.

Advanced Reading Help - Chapter Summary

Master advanced methods for comprehending reading material with the engaging and efficient video lessons found in this chapter. These quick video lessons make it easy and fun to determine the meaning of reading passages. Lessons in this chapter cover:

  • Navigating passages with transitions
  • Understanding topic versus argument
  • Interpreting literary meaning

These lessons contain advanced methods for comprehending reading passages or text and come with self-assessment quizzes to help you gauge your understanding of the material. The lessons are in bite-sized chunks, which make it easy to quickly learn reading comprehension concepts.

TOEFL iBT Reading Objectives

Non-native English speakers can take the TOEFL iBT to test their understanding of the English language and apply to English-speaking colleges and universities. The reading portion makes up a quarter of the exam and has approximately 36-56 questions. The video lessons in this chapter provide advanced training on reading comprehension and literary interpretation that will be needed to succeed on this portion of the exam. Some of the objectives of these lessons include:

  • Determining tone in a reading passage
  • Understanding mood
  • Understanding structure in writing and how it affects meaning
  • Using text to guide literary interpretation

The reading section of the exam gives you three to four passages pulled from textbooks or other academic writing. You'll be asked to read these passages and answer questions using your reading comprehension and literary interpretation skills.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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