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TOEIC Top Tips 25

Publicado el by ryan Publicado en Novedades, TOEIC Tips | Deja un comentario  

TOEIC_Test_TipsSo you’re taking the TOEIC test, congratulations!

Love Speaking is here to give you some very helpful tips on how to successfully prepare yourself for the test every week. Read our top 2 tips for this week below.

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Tip #1: Join a General English TOEIC class

Although there are many tricks and tips to boost your TOEIC score in a short time, if you really want to gain more than 100 points in the long term there is no replacement for just improving your general level of English by finishing a class and going up to the next level. A General English conversation class can also be a good way of keeping you interested in English if you are getting bored with TOEIC exam practice.

 

Tip #2: Brainstorm functional language

Choose one of the typical situations for a TOEIC listening, e.g. in the airport, and brainstorm as many typical sentences people say in this situation as you can, e.g. “Did you pack this luggage yourself?” You can find this kind of language in a phrasebook for travellers or a Business English self-study book.

TOEIC: English Gerund Part 3

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shutterstock_23909317This is part 3 of the TOEIC gerunds blogs, click here to read part 1 or click here to read part 2.

Below you can read some of the rules and situations where the gerund is used, with some examples to help you understand it’s usage. Then test your knowledge with the quiz at the bottom by choosing the correct gerund verb to fill the blank space.

Adjective Combinations and Gerunds

Gerunds also follow common adjective + preposition combinations. Remember that prepositions are always followed by the gerund form. In other words, any adjective + preposition form you learn will always be followed by the gerund if used in combination with a verb. Here are some of the most common adjective + preposition combinations:

 

interested in   –   guilty of   –   proud of   –   bored with

known for   –   scared of   –   tired of   –   worried about

Examples:

She’s interested in taking French lessons.
The man was found guilty of committing the crime.
Tom is proud of donating his free time to the charity.



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TOEIC Top Tips 21

Publicado el by ryan Publicado en Novedades, TOEIC Tips | Deja un comentario  

TOEIC_Test_TipsSo you’re taking the TOEIC test, congratulations!

Love Speaking is here to give you some very helpful tips on how to successfully prepare yourself for the test every week. Read our top 2 tips for this week below.

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Tip #1: Clear up your desk and your life

Before you start studying, make sure that nothing can interrupt you like your mobile ringing, the washing waiting to finish etc. If you take one or two days a week off from studying (generally a very good idea), try to use them to tidy up your study space, clear away other paperwork like bills that needs doing etc.

 

Tip #2: Try something more difficult

Like practicing sprints to develop long distance running strength, trying something even more difficult than the TOEIC exam like an instruction manual for a new machine in English can help you develop skills like skimming over words you don’t know, and make the TOEIC test seem easier when you go back to it.

TOEIC: All About Money

Publicado el by ryan Publicado en Novedades, TOEIC | Deja un comentario  

TOEICFor today’s TOEIC blog, we are focusing on some activities related to money. Below you can read some related phrases with the main verbs highlighted and also given in the simple past tense. The definitions are also included beside each phrase. You can then test your knowledge with the quiz at the bottom to see if you can now use these phrases in sentences.

Useful phrases

Earn money (earned) = to get money by working

Inherit money (inherited) = to receive money from someone who has died

Invest money in something (invested) = to buy shares for example in a business with the aim to make a profit

Withdraw money (withdrew) = to take money out of a bank account

Waste money (wasted) = to use money to buy something you don’t need

Pay someone back money (paid) = to return money that you have borrowed

Lose money (lost) = the opposite of win or find

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Discussion questions:

  • Have you ever lost any money?
  • Which companies would you like to invest your money in now?
  • Have you ever found any money? Did you keep it?
  • Do you owe anybody money?
  • Have you ever borrowed money from someone but never paid it back?

Quiz!



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TOEIC Top Tips 15

Publicado el by ryan Publicado en Novedades, TOEIC Tips | Deja un comentario  

So you’re taking the TOEIC test, congratulations!

Love Speaking is here to give you some very helpful tips on how to successfully prepare yourself for the test every week. Read our top 2 tips for this week below.

Tip #1: Time everything you do during the day

As you can’t be checking your watch every minute of the exam, learning how long things take and how long 75 minutes really is can help you keep your speed up in the exam while stopping you rushing too much and panicking. Predicting how long the washing up, walking to the shops etc. will take and checking your predictions can help develop your accurate idea of time.

 

Tip #2: Listen to radio with an English DJ

Although listening is like any other part of language learning and the more effort you put in the more you will improve, unlike other skills just having something in English on in the background without paying attention to it at all can help a little with getting used to natural English rhythm and so help you to pick out the important words when you are listening in the exam.

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TOEIC Error Correction Practice

Publicado el by ryan Publicado en English TIPS, Novedades, TOEIC Tips | Deja un comentario  

Love Speaking is here to help you improve your TOEIC score step-by-step. Today you can practice your error correction and reading skills with the questions below and check your score at the end.



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Now test yourself to see if you can identify the meaning of the following words in the second quiz!



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TOEIC Problems and Solutions 2

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Welcome to Love Speaking’s TOEIC problems and solutions blog post where you will be able to discover new ways to solve any errors you make in the reading section of the TOEIC test. The problem we will be looking at today is ‘Identifying Suggestions.’

Problem: The answer cannot be found in the statement

Solution: Look for an answer in the suggestion question itself

 

On the TOEIC test, we usually find answers in the statements. But sometimes the key to finding the answer is in the question. If you see or hear these question types, look or listen for answers about suggestions:

 

Shall we…

Why don’t we…

What if you…

If I were you, I’d…

You could always…

Maybe we should…

Let’s…

You may want to…

 

The answers to those questions are usually responses to a suggestion. The responses can either or positive (Let’s go!) or negative (Let’s not!).

TOEIC Test yourself!



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