TOEFL Preparation Course

GET THE SCORE YOU NEED! TOEFL at New York English Academy

  • Intensive practice right in downtown New York
  • Focused, serious preparation
  • Experienced, expert instructors
  • The best TOEFL preparation in NYC

TOEFL Preparation Course is an 8-week course that will prepare you to take the internet based test (iBT). Classes will focus directly on the four skills tested on the TOEFL: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students will develop specific strategies for approaching each one. Students will practice academic skills, review grammar and boost vocabulary skills.

Curriculum and Learning objectives

The TOEFL course also includes:

  • Development of academic skills: Note-taking, paraphrasing, summarizing, synthesizing.
  • Enhancement of language skills: Listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • Mini-tests to increase your reading comprehension and speed.
  • Real sample questions, including sample essays and speaking responses.
  • Audio scripts for practice, activities, quizzes and model tests.

Course description

TOEFL IBT is a test preparation class for international students planning to attend American universities. This course centers on the four skills upon which the TOEFL test focuses: Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing, and examines strategies for approaching each one.
Students will also practice note taking,review grammar and increase vocabulary. Students will be able to successfully summarize content, write clear and cogently, and accurately infer purpose. Students can improve test-taking skills for the TOEFL test, other standardized tests and examinations in general. In addition, students can develop the ability to understand, analyze and integrate information while working under a time constraint.

This course is designed for the internet based test. Practice tests will be conducted on laptop computers utilizing the TOEFL IBT practice test CD in addition to audio recording applications for recording speaking.

Weekly Course Schedule:

Weeks Listening Reading Speaking Writing
1 & 2 Pre-Test
Skill 1: Vocabulary
Skill 2: Referents
3 & 4 Basic Comprehension:
Understanding the Gist, Understanding the Details
Skill 3:Simplifying Sentences
Skill 4: Inserting Sentences
Skill 5: Factual Information
Independent Tasks
Integrated Tasks (Reading and Listening)
Integrated Task
5 & 6 Pragmatic Understanding
Understanding Function Understanding Stance
Skill 6: Relationships
Skill 7: Inferences from Stated Facts
Skill 8: Inferring Rhetorical Purpose
Integrated Tasks (Listening) Independent Task
Sentence Structure Review
7 & 8 Connecting Information: Understanding Organization and Relationships
Skill 9: Summary Information
Skill 10: Schematic Tables
Post-Tests Grammar Review Post-tests

The course is different since it tests students’ ability to integrate their language skills by completing tasks similar to those required in an American academic settings. The course prepares you for this by first evaluating your strengths and weaknesses, then helping you master the most important academic skills.

Throughout the course you can check your progress with assignments and model tests. The course will help you improve your English proficiency by reviewing key language weaknesses and identifying and applying strategies that will help you to overcome these deficiencies.

Practice tests

As a TOEFL student, you will take a diagnostic pre-tests to identify your strengths and weaknesses in each subject. There are then eight mini-tests throughout the course to build your skills. Finally, full-length model tests will ensure that you feel completely comfortable taking the TOEFL Preparation course and can GET THE SCORE YOU NEED!

Required level : CEFR B1 (Standard English High-Intermediate level)

Student Interview

The opportunity to learn about new cultures was very enriching for me.

Francesca Cambronero 
Class : TOEFL

My experience at NYEA was amazing! I definitely improved my English by getting lots of new information from the excellent books and materials and thanks to the really great teaching methods. The opportunity to learn about new cultures was very enriching for me.

This experience has helped me to improve my English a lot and to feel more confident.

Amira Sdiri 
Class : TOEFL

I really had a good experience at New York English Academy. The people are very friendly and professional. This experience has helped me to improve my English a lot and to feel more confident. They taught me all the necessary skills to pass the TOEFL iBT test and get a high score. If I had the chance, I would repeat this experience!

I recommend the school to anyone who wants to improve his English surrounded by the magic of New York City.

Amelia Salinas-Martin 
Class : TOEFL

My experience at the school has been very positive. Since I started teachers and staff made me feel part of the family. I feel like I improved a lot at every single one of my skills (I'm completely ready for my TOEFL exam!) and now, with Micheal's help, I am working on the little details. I'm more than delighted! I recommend the school to anyone who wants to improve his English surrounded by the magic of New York City.

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