Whether you realize it or not – reading in English is an integral part of life.
Every day, you read a variety of literature in English, text messages, emails, notes series, comic books, billboards and instructions for your GPS. In light of this frequency, you should not feel overwhelmed by impending, reading comprehension part of the TOEFL test. After all, you read English almost everyday!
Read informal and formal English text regularly – we can not emphasize this enough! The ideal way to deal with TOEFL reading method is to identify text content just like them. This way, real sections of the test shock you or do not go over your head! Therefore, set aside some time daily to read English magazines, newspapers and books.
But do not just passively read! As you run through each line of text, underline or circle the words that are unfamiliar to you, words that occur often, big words you want to remember how to use, etc. In other words, to keep account of the vocabulary that comes up. Often, these words will bring a TOEFL reading way as well and if you know them in advance, you will understand the material better. Also keep the dictionary close by so that you can conveniently look up definitions and correct usages of words that you may come across. Make it a habit to do this for about 20 minutes every day.
The next question is what kind of text you should be looking out for? The simple answer to that is a healthy variety, because reading passages will be deducted from a variety of materials. More often than not, read verses Include abstract of all sizes. Science and music are also often people on the exam. In preparing yourself for common themes and jargon, read textbooks and novels from your classes. Record everything you can get your hands on! History, literary criticism, ancient civilizations. If you do not have easy access to this content, visit the local library and ask the librarian your abstract or read the information online – especially in newspapers and journals like JSTOR.
When you read this material – take note! The TOEFL reading session, you will be allowed to write on scratch paper and doodle down the main ideas, movements, conflicts, resolutions, things and information you find. In the test, you will not have enough time to go back and look for these materials in the text, so the best way to save time and discussing the best is to keep track of certain elements within each way. That being said, you should not write all the material you come across – only bits that seem relevant or appropriate key themes and issues given every passage.
Also, write fast! Do not spend ages writing down ideas in a neat handwriting, or put down the words and sentences word for word. There is a time limit and you have to take it fully into account. To prepare you for this kind of pressure, giving you a deadline when you read through the material. For a 500 word article, give you 10-12 minutes to fully understand what is happening and take down notes as you need to. In addition, you should also train you to search for material explanations, informative, contradictory, etc. Remember, you do not read passively or any satisfaction. You are reading tests – it requires you to find what you are looking for an efficient and effective manner.
This type of work with the questions will serve as a kind of training for the real test! If you can predict the questions and answer them, you can get a sense of the internal structure of the test. This deep knowledge will make you feel more comfortable during the exam itself because you’ve asked yourself such questions in advance.
Good luck! And read everything and all you can