Magoosh Blog – TOEFL®️ Test

Students have a lot of questions about the TOEFL — we would know! Luckily, we also have a lot of answers to those questions. What better place to find frequently asked questions than Google? Below are the most commonly Googled topics, and our answers, about general TOEFL information. Consider it your shortcut to finding the
How can you get a TOEFL scholarship? We’ll explore eligibility and each of the major types of TOEFL exam scholarship. (Note: This post is about scholarships that cover your tuition or other expenses related to study and research. For scholarships that pay for your TOEFL exam fee, see our post on TOEFL fee waivers.) Who
Along your English learning journey, you’ve probably made leaps and bounds in your vocabulary, working your way up to a level of advanced English vocabulary! So why is it important to learn more vocabulary? An expanded vocabulary creates opportunities to communicate in ways that can benefit your academic pursuits (see the definition of pursue below!),
In many ways, a language is its vocabulary. Other skills, such as grammar, pronunciation, etc. all revolve around correct, meaningful use of words. To master the English language, you need to know a large volume of English vocabulary. This is especially important on the TOEFL, where you can’t stop to look up a word or
Educational Testing Service (ETS) quietly announced a new version of the TOEFL called TOEFL Essentials. Students can register for this new TOEFL starting in May 2021 for test dates administered in August 2021. This is big news for students taking the TOEFL. In this article, I’ll provide information about the new test, how it’s different
As I’ve mentioned before, Barron’s is one of the best sources for unofficial TOEFL prep. (Besides Magoosh, of course! 😉 ) And Barron’s Essential Words for the TOEFL is yet another great Barron’s book I can happily recommend. Let me give you a closer look at what this book offers. The Structure of the Book
Beyond Magoosh and the official materials, where can you find truly quality TOEFL prep? Increasingly, the answer to that question is Barron’s. And Barron’s TOEFL iBT with 8 Online Practice Tests just might be their very best book. Still, like all TOEFL prep resources, it’s not perfect. Let’s take a closer look at this book’s
When you’re shopping for TOEFL books, it can be hard to know which are high-quality and which you should walk away (if not run away) from! That’s why I’ve put together this list of TOEFL book reviews: the best TOEFL books of 2022. Here, you’ll see exactly why some books stand out from the crowd—and
After a year of waiting, in late 2020, ETS finally updated all of their official TOEFL prep books to reflect the 2019 changes to the exam. And of the three updated official books for ETS, I would say that Official TOEFL iBT Tests Volume 2, 3rd Edition, is your preferred choice when it comes to