TOEIC 2020 PREPARATION TIPS
TOEIC aspirants can prepare for the test by enhancing their English skills. It tests four parameters of the language which are listening, writing, reading and speaking. Aspirants have to prepare each aspect to score well in the test.
Find below the preparation tips, tips to attempt the test, recommended books and practice test PDFs.
Listening to words used in English movies, radio, television, news, online broadcast and music attentively will help you understand the accent and pronunciation of the language. Also focus on the rhythm and stress pattern of spoken English.
Reading English books, novels, newspapers, and social media content is very helpful in learning the grammar, punctuation and framing of sentences. It also enhances your vocabulary and understanding of proper use of words at right place.
Try to Speak English with your known ones, family members and friends. In the beginning, just aim on becoming habitual to English and later focus on its fluency, pronunciation and sensible use.
Writing short passages on basic topics such as the city I live in or what you want to become in the future will give your writing preparation a good start. Write short and simple sentences using direct meaning words. Try to use correct grammar and keep your writing evaluated by an English teacher or expert.
Listening Test – Listen to the recording very carefully. Listen to it like a story so that you can remember it.
Reading test – It is the easiest test among all the tests. Read the text in question very carefully and try to understand it in the best relevant sense.
Speaking Test – It is considered as the toughest test but if you practice spoken English you will easily score good grade.
Writing Test – Before beginning to write the answer read the question closely which will give you the right direction to frame the passage.
Aspirants should choose best suitable study material to prepare for the test. Books must be a part of the study material. Candidates should not choose any random book but a book which specializes in a component of the test. Also, take help from the books having practice tests so that you can test your performance after studying the concepts.
A list of recommended books is mentioned below for the convenience of the test takers:
Amazon Price: USD 1,968 (including Audio)
Name of the Book: KAPLAN TOEIC Listening and Reading Test Prep Plus
Amazon Price: USD 22.34
Name of the Book: ETS Tactics for TOEIC Speaking and Writing Tests
Amazon Price: USD 48
Name of the Book: Barron’s TOEIC Bridge Test.
Amazon Price: USD 16.55
Name of the Book: Barron’s TOEIC Practice Exams.
Amazon Price: USD 14.99
English is a language and questions can come from anywhere and in any manner. There are no certain formulas that can be memorized and you will score well in the test.
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