TOEFL iBT Prep

TOEFL iBT Preparation Program (TP)

Discovery Learning Center (DLC)’s TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) courses are designed with you in mind. We offer a variety of classes based upon individual skill level. We get you familiar with the test, teach test-taking strategies, and prepare you for all four sections of the TOEFL (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Live classroom lectures are supplemented with computer-based simulation tests to help you become familiar with the test and to reinforce classroom instruction. Whether you are a beginner or advanced English student, we have a course for you.

The TOEFL iBT is one the most popular examinations for English and a good TOEFL score is required to gain admission to a college, university, or other academic institution in the United States. The English skills learned and developed through this course will help you succeed at institutions of higher learning.

The DLC Advantage:

  • Integrated academic skills curriculum, covering all English language skills needed to success on the TOEFL
  • A guaranteed seat for the official TOEFL iBT test upon completion of the course
  • A comfortable and familiar setting when taking the actual TOEFL iBT test, since we are ETS Authorized TOEFL iBT Center
  • Affordable tuition and modern and clean computer labs
  • The latest TOEFL materials and exams incorporated into our courses with a diagnostic test with instant scoring and feedback.
TP700A TOEFL PREP I
TP700B TOEFL PREP II
TP700C TOEFL PREP III
TP700D TOEFL PREP IV

Course Descriptions

TP700A TOEFL PREP I

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a required exam for non-native English speakers who wish to study at colleges or universities where instruction is in English. The purpose of this course is to prepare international students for the TOEFL exam by getting to know the TOEFL structure and learning basic test taking strategies. To achieve this goal, this course focuses on high intermediate-level reading, listening, speaking, and writing, including practice exam questions and simulation tests. Also, basic test-taking strategies will be introduced, continuously focusing on the development of the four skills of English proficiency required to succeed in future academic endeavors. Students will also become accustomed to the test-taking environment, the structure of the test and practice the English language skills they need.

TP700B TOEFL PREP II

This course focuses on teaching standardized test taking strategies for the TOEFL iBT while strengthening the main skills of English learning: reading, listening, speaking and writing. Though the intent and focus of the course is specifically aimed towards enhancing TOEFL students’ iBT scores, the material covered in class will fine-tune any student’s English communication for use in academic and professional settings. This course is designed to reinforce classroom exercises and provide opportunities for students to demonstrate their independence in learning outside the classroom. The instructor will consistently assign and check purpose-driven homework throughout the course. In addition to standardized test instruction, this course will provide insight into western academic expectations, and the interpersonal skill level requirements for non-native students to find success in such an environment.

TP700C TOEFL PREP III

TP700C TOEFL PREP III is available to international students who have successfully completed TP700B. This course is designed to help students polish their advanced English skills in order to achieve a successful score on the TOEFL iBT exam. In this course, students will work on improving their reading comprehension skills, academic writing skills, and on becoming thoroughly familiar with the structure, format, and content of the Reading and Writing sections of the test. In addition, students will work on improving their note-taking skills, advanced-level listening comprehension skills and speaking skills. Throughout this course, there are multiple practice tests, which will allow students to take practice TOEFL tests in order to become familiar with the exam. They will then analyze results to find areas of weakness and work on improvement. Students will also become accustomed to the test-taking environment and the structure of the test.

TP700D TOEFL PREP IV

The purpose of this course is to help high-advanced level ESL students learn strategies, techniques, tips, and tricks that will help improve reading, listening, speaking, and writing scores. This course is targeted exclusively at candidates who have to obtain extremely high scores. This course is accompanied with the computer lab where students are required to take three complete simulated TOEFL iBT exams and a final, which is to assess the student only based on the materials covered in class. The simulated exams taken will be reviewed in class so that the student knows the areas needed to improve. They will then analyze results to find areas of weakness and work on improvement. They will also become accustomed to the test-taking environment, the structure of the test and practice the English they need.