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Characteristics of a Good Book for TOEFL

Lot many books are available in the market for practising for the test. However it is recommended that you choose the book which has lot many practice set papers and explanatory answers to each practice paper. It will be useful if the book has also a CD or DVD as it will help you enhance your skills. Some books are stated below. These books can be purchased online or from a nearby book store. There are websites which offer old books at low prices which are being auctioned by students who had appeared for the exam earlier.

Book List

  • The Official Guide: This book is highly recommended for students taking the test. This book includes the detailed description about each topic and questions related to it. Also it includes the comments from examiners to the students'answers along with the scoring information.
  • Kaplan's: This book is recommended so that you get familiar with the format of question paper. Apart from it, this book gives enough practices of passages, questions and situations in the exam.
  • Barron's: This book is helpful for people who could not practise much before the exam. This book briefly covers all the topics in a systematic manner.


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