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Guía para el Examen TOEFL

INSTRUCCIONES Este examen deberá ser presentado antes de las inscripciones por los alumnos que soliciten ingreso a cualquier carrera profesional. OBJETIVO DEL EXAMEN Este examen tiene como objetivo medir las habilidades de los solicitantes en el manejo del idioma inglés. METAS DEL PROGRAMA DE INGLÉS El programa tiene como meta cualitativa lograr que el alumno desarrolle las habilidades lingüísticas necesarias para alcanzar el dominio del idioma inglés desde un nivel básico hasta un nivel avanzado, lo que le permitirá comunicarse efectivamente en forma oral y escrita en situaciones académicas. El programa tiene como meta cuantitativa que el alumno logre obtener al término de los cuatro cursos remediales un puntaje igual o superior a 470 puntos en el examen TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreing Language) y al término del Curso Sello de inglés un puntaje igual o superior a 520 puntos en dicho instrumento. Descripción del Programa El programa consta de 5 cursos: cuatro a nivel remedial y un curso curricular considerado como Curso Sello dentro del plan de estudio de las carreras profesionales. El Curso Sello se presenta en tres modalidades dependiendo del nivel del alumno.

Cada curso tiene una duración total de 80 horas, impartiéndose con una frecuencia de 5 horas por semana.

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PART A Directions : In Part A you will hear short conversations between two people. Here is an example: On the recording. Structure and Written Expression. c) He doesn´t have any paintings. The following is a description of the format of the basic TOEFL (Listening Comprehension. you will hear several talks. 140 question test that is used as an entrance requirement for universities in Canada and the United States. you are required to answer questions of three different types. you hear: (narrator) Listen to an instructor talk to his class about a television program. read the four possible answers in your workbook and choose the best answer. Therefore. Structure and Written Expression (forty questions) . You learn from the conversation that neither the man nor the woman likes the painting. 2 . you will hear a question about the conversation. The Basic TOEFL is divided into three parts: Listening Comprehension (fifty questions). After each conversation. Then. Reading Comprehension (fifty questions). PART C Directions : In this part of the Practice Test. The following is a description of the three different types divided in three parts. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Then. The conversations and questions will not be repeated. and reading Comprehension). After each talk. you hear: (woman) I don´t like this painting very much (man) Neither do I (narrator) What does the man mean? In your workbook you read: a) He doesn´t like the painting either. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. After you hear a question. The talks and questions will not be repeated. The best answer to the question. The conversations and question will not be repeated. the correct choice is (a). you will hear some questions. “He doesn´t like the painting either”. you will hear longer conversations. on your answer sheet. Listen to the example On the recording. d) He doesn´t know what to do. You listen to the questions only one time. “What does the man mean?” is (a). After you hear a question. PART B Directions : In this part of the Practice Test. read the four possible answers in your workbook and choose the best answer.The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a 2-Hours. After each conversation. Here. you will hear several questions. b) He doesn´t know how to paint. OBJETIVO Y EJEMPLIFICACIÓN DE CADA TEMA I Listening Comprehension Time 35 minutes Listening Comprehension is the first section of the TOEFL. on your answer sheet.

c) What looked like the satellite´s other side. Topics that will be covered are dreams. Four words of phrases. You are to choose the one word phrase that best completes the sentence. I know you´ll find it very helpful.. Now listen to a sample question (narrator) What is the main purpose of the program? In your workbook you read: a) To demonstrate the latest use of computer graphics. Example: For centuries. on your answer sheet. “For centuries.. men speculated as to 3 . It´s part of a series called “Mysteries of human Biology”. d) It will help with course work The best answer to the question. d) What like the satellite´s other side looked. In English. Then. Therefore. men speculated as to . c) To explain the workings of the brain. are given beneath each sentence. There are two types of questions in this section. The subject of the program is the human brain-how it functions and how it can malfunction. Directions: Questions 1-15 are incomplete sentences. with special directions for each type. II Structure and Written Expression Time 25 minutes This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize language that is appropiate for standard written English. find the number of the problem and mark your answer. (b).”. “Why does the speaker recommend watching the program?” is (d). Now listen to another sample question (narrator) Why does the speaker recommend watching the program? In your workbook. b) To discuss the possibility of economic depession. This topics are illustrated with outstanding computer animation that makes the explanations easy to follow. a) what did the satellite´s other side look like. “To explain the workings of the brain. the correct choice is (d). marked (a). until the first Americans reached the moon. d) To dramatize a famous mystery story. until the first Americans reached the moon. you read: a) It is required of all science majors.-. memory and depression. the correct choice is (c). “It will help with course work”. Since we´ve been studying the nervous system in class..(man) I´d like to tell you about an interesting TV program that”ll be shown this coming Thursday. “What is the main purpose of the program?” is (c). b) what did the satellite´s other side looked like. The best way to answer to the question. (c). (d). It´ll be on from 9 to 10 pm on Channel 4. the sentence should read. b) It will never be shown again c) It can help viewers improve their memory skills. Therefore.

Each one is followed by a number of questions about it. For questions 1-50. Read the following passage: The railroad was not the first institution to impose regularity on society. the underlined pronoun he. c) An accepted way of measuring time is essential for the smooth functioning society. the form him should be used when a object pronoun is needed. you should choose (b). The main idea of the passage is that societies need to agree about how time is to be measured in order to function smoothly. d) Society judges people by the times at which they conduct certain activities. d Answer (c). on your answer sheet. (c). Example I What is the main idea of the passage? a) Un modern society we must make more time for our neighbors. and information would proceed in fits and starts. the sentence should read. In line 9.” To answer the problem correctly. You are to identify the one underlined word of phrase that should be corrected or rewritten. you are to choose the one best answer. services. 4 . “Sylvester Stallone´s starring role in Rocky which he wrote himself. Then. (a). (d). (b). on your answer sheet. (b). For as long as merchants have set out their wares at daybreak and communal festivities have been celebrated. social life would be unbearably chaotic. Therefore. find the number of the problem and mark your answer. (c). Example: Sylvester Stallone´s starring role in a Rocky which he wrote himself. b) The traditions of society are timeless. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. the phrase “this tradition” refers to: a) The practice of starting the business day at dawn. III Reading Comprehension Time 55 minutes Directions: In this section you will read several passages. you should choose (c).” Therefore. Answer all questions about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. made he a nationally c b recognized figure virtually overnight. would not be accepted in carefully written English. people have been in rough agreement with their neighbors as to the time of day. The value of this Line (9) tradition is today more apparent than ever. (d). or to draw attention to the importance of precise timekeeping. the very fabric of modern society would begin to unravel. Directions: In questions 16-40 each sentence has four words or phrases underlined. the massive daily transfers of goods. Then.what did the satellite´s other side looked like. to each question. Were it not for public acceptance of a single yardstick of time. made him a nationally recognized figure virtually overnight. Therefore. you should choose (c). The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (a).

Hong Kong: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Remember. Therefore. 2nd. “people have been in rough agreement with their neighbors as to the time of day”. you should not take notes or write in your workbook. Nancy. Ed. 1989 5 . you should choose (d). BIBLIOGRAFÍA King. c) The railroad´s reliance on time schedules. The phrase “this tradition” refers to the preceding clause. d) People´s agreement on their measurement of time. Building Skills For the TOEFL.b) Friendly relations between neighbors. Carol and Stanley.

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