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TOEFL iBT Reading Overview. 2. Reading Passages. Reading passages are from first-year college and university textbooks. academic content information dense 12 th grade r eading level Readings contain low-frequency vocabulary. 36–73 very difficult words per reading. 3. Reading Screen.

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2 reading passages
2. Reading Passages
  • Reading passages are from first-year college and university textbooks.
    • academic content
    • information dense
    • 12th grade reading level
    • Readings contain low-frequency vocabulary.
    • 36–73 very difficult words per reading
3 reading screen
3. Reading Screen

3. Reading Screen

4 answers in reading passages
4. Answers in Reading Passages
  • The order of the questions follows the order of the information in the passage.
  • The answer for question one is before the answer for question two.
5 reading toolbar buttons
5. Reading Toolbar Buttons
  • NEXT
    • see the next question
  • BACK
    • see the previous question
  • REVIEW
    • see a list of answered and unanswered questions
  • VIEW TEXT
    • view the entire passage
6 review screen
6. Review Screen
  • Click on REVIEW button in the Reading section to see the review screen.
  • Review screen has a list of answered and unanswered questions
    • GO TO QUESTION: see the question

highlighted in the list

    • RETURN: go back to before you

clicked REVIEW button

GO TO

QUESTION

RETURN

7 multiple choice questions
7. Multiple Choice Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions have four answers.
  • Vocabulary Questions
    • identify meaning of words and phrases in context
  • Reference Questions
    • identify subject nouns
    • All Multiple Choice Questions are worth one point.
8 multiple choice questions
8. Multiple Choice Questions
  • Paraphrase Questions
    • recognize simplified and rephrased sentences with same meaning as sentences from the passage
  • Factual Information Questions
    • identify true information
  • Inference Questions
    • draw a conclusion from stated facts
  • Negative Factual Information Questions
    • identify a fact that is not true or not mentioned in passage
  • Purpose Questions
    • identify why author included a highlighted word or phrase
9 insert text questions
9. Insert Text Questions
  • Click on one of four squares to indicate best placement for new sentence.
  • worth one point
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10. Prose Summary Questions

  • Drag and drop answers to one of three summary positions.
  • You don’t have to put answers in order.
  • worth two points

• ____________________

• ____________________

• ____________________

11 schematic framework questions
11. Schematic Framework Questions
  • Drag and drop answer choices into the correct category.
  • more answers than slots—some answers do not fit under either category
  • worth three or four points
12 common distractors
12. Common Distractors
  • Distractors are incorrect answers.
  • Several types of distractors:
    • repeat words from the reading but incorrectly answer the question
    • are not mentioned in the reading
    • contradict information in the reading passage
    • do not answer the question
    • are incomplete
13 helpful tips
13. Helpful Tips
  • Correct answers
    • are usually restatements from the reading passage.
  • If you don’t know the answer,
    • use process of elimination.
    • select the most logical answer.
  • If time is running out,
    • answer the easy questions first.
    • guess for remaining questions.
    • You don’t lose points for guessing.
14 more helpful tips
14. More Helpful Tips
  • If you finish early,
    • continue checking your answers.
    • Your first choice is usually correct.
  • Answer all the questions in one passage before you move on to the next.
    • focus will change when you read the second passage.
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