The thought of taking the TOEFL has kept many students up at night wondering if their English is good enough to apply to colleges and universities in the United States or other English speaking countries. If you have found yourself in this position, the best thing you can do is make sure you prepare properly for the test.
Fortunately, there are many different resources on the web that can help. From practice tests and quizzes to vocabulary flashcards and other learning tools, test takers can find everything they need online to ace the test. As a follow up to our article “What is the TOEFL and how do I prepare for it” here is a list of 20 free TOEFL prep resources to try:
Learn4Good – This comprehensive language site offers a test overview, structured practice, and other prep resources for the TOEFL. Learn4Good’s TOEFL prep resources include 11 practice tests, 17 lessons, and a comprehensive vocabulary list.
Get TOEFL – Get TOEFL provides students with a daily practice quiz, sample TOEFL questions, a word wizard, and a free sample test.
TestMagic – This free test preparation site offers free online resources for GMAT, GRE, and TOEFL test takers. TOEFL resources include practice questions, test information, vocabulary lists, and classes.
Duber.com – This free teacher site provides a computer generated quiz that TOEFL takers can use for test preparation.
About.com – The About.com Guide to ESL offers a number of resources and tools that students can use to prepare and practice for the TOEFL. Throughout this site, EFL and ESL students can find links to practice grammar, listening comprehension, and vocabulary.
Good Luck TOEFL – The Good Luck TOEFL site gives an overview of the TOEFL as well as tools for practicing primary and secondary English skills. This study site also offers overviews of study questions, question types, and much more.
Exam English – This free preparation site offers online quizzes for the reading, listening, grammar, and vocabulary components of the TOEFL test.
Test Prep Review – Test Prep Review is a test preparation site that provides free materials for studying and reviewing several tests. This site can be used to review English grammar, reading comprehension, sentence correction, and writing.
English-Test.net – TOEFL takers at all levels can use this site to study English. English-Test.net is an especially good resource for beginner and advanced level students who want to practice grammar and listening skills.
Quiz-Tree.com – Quiz-Tree.com offers free vocabulary quizzes that can be used for studying purposes. Each quiz features 20 multiple choice questions.
Nonstop English – This site provides a database of free exercises specifically for the TOEFL. Nonstop English is an excellent place to find practice exercises and quizzes on vocabulary, grammar, reading, and writing.
Graduateshotline.com – The Graduateshotline.com offers free practice tests for the GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL. Each sample test features multiple choice questions.
Eduers.com – This site provides a free PDF model test, computer-based test, and sample writing topics for TOEFL. Eduers.com also offers several other resources that can be used for dates, scoring, preparation, and registration.
VerbaLearn – VerbaLearn is a great place for test takers to prepare for vocabulary on the TOEFL. This site uses several techniques for learning vocabulary, including MP3 review and video flashcards.
4 English Exams – 4 English Exams offers a large collection of preparation material. Within this site, test takers can find tips, computer-based tests, study material, and writing topics.
FlashcardExchange – The FlashcardExchange, a comprehensive flashcard site, offers preparation materials and quizzes for vocabulary, grammar, and word lessons.
Quizlet – This free vocabulary studying site offers 591 resources for studying vocabulary, reading, writing, and grammar.
TestYourEnglish.net – TestYourEnglish.net has listening and grammar practice for TOEFL test preparation. This site features three listening tests, two reading tests, and a grammar test.
TestPrepPractice.net – This site for online resources and test practice features practice tests for reading comprehension, sentence correction, and sentence completion.
4Tests – 4Tests offers a practice exam and resources that can be used to evaluate English skills. This site also features four sections of computer-based tests for listening, structure, reading, and writing.
Guest post from education writer Karen Schweitzer. Karen is the About.com Guide to Business School. She also writes about online classes for OnlineClasses.org.