TOEFL Preparation

Reading for TOEFL – Annie Oakley

Questions 1 – 10 refer to the following passage. Annie Oakley, an intriguing figure in American entertainment, was a markswoman who starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, where she was often called “Little Sure Shot.” She was born in 1860 in Darke County, Ohio, and her original name was…

Reading for TOEFL – Cabildo

Questions 1-10 Refer to the following passage. The cabildo, which is Spanish for “mu-nicipal council,” was the fundamental unit of local government in colonial Span-ish America. Following a tradition going back to the Romans, the Spanish consid-ered the city to be of paramount impor-tance, with the surrounding country-side directly subordinate…

Vocabularies for TOEFL – Risky Fashion

Vocabularies bulk —- minimum —- capricious —- striking —— cumbersome —— trend —— exotic —— vanity —— inhibit ——- vulnerable bulk Definisi: bulk n.   Largeness and a heavy appearance (Parts of speech: bulky adj) Contoh: The bulk of Kevin’s athletic body was too great for one small chair, so he…

Vocabularies for TOEFL – Entertainment

vocabularies amateurish —- improvisation —- cast —– incompetent —- charismatic —– medium —— gala —— skit —— hilarious —– zeal amateurish Definisi: amateurish adj.   Not good enough to be the work of professionals (Parts of speech: amateur n, amateurishly adv) Contoh: Whoever painted this room did an amateurish job, with…

Vocabulary for TOEFL – Written Word

Vocabularies advent —– illiterate —— ambiguous ——- ingenious ——- connotation ——- inscription ——— decipher —— phonetic ——- denote ——- Symbolic advent definisi: dvent n.   Coming; arrival Contoh: The advent of the automobile greatly increased the demand for petroleum. Tips: Advent is usually followed by an of phrase. ambiguous Definisi: ambiguous…

Vocabulary for TOEFL – Painting and Sculpture

Vocabularies abstract — intrinsic —- context —- perspective —- depict —- portrayal — dimension —- realism — esthetically — Spectrum abstract Definisi: abstract adj. Not concrete and realistic; not obviously related to every-day experience (Parts of speech: abstraction n) Contoh: Abstract painting became popular partly because early photogra-phy was very…