Toward Speaking Excellence The Michigan Guide to Maximizing Your Performance on the TSE(R) Test and Other Speaking Tests
Edition: 2nd 2005
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Description: The new edition of Toward Speaking Excellence addresses the recent changes to the Test of Spoken English (TSEreg;). The text introduces readers to the format of the new TSEreg;, typical questions, and scoring criteria. The second edition of Toward Speaking Excellence includes actual student responses that are used or modified to highlight specific characteristics of effective communication. Two complete sample TSEreg;-like tests are included for further practice. Also provided are practice with some of the skills that, while no longer tested on the TSEreg;, are key to sounding more native-like and fluent. Toward Speaking Excellence may be used as an individual study tool or as a course text. While the material is directed toward the TSEreg; and SPEAKreg; tests, the communication strategies presented will prepare students for other types of oral exams (including the TASTreg;, interviews, and performance tests. Toward Speaking Excellence is a course book but may also be used for individual test-preparation/self-study. Dean Papajohn is a Specialist in Education at the Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign..
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 2/16/2005
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction to oral proficiency testing|
|Preparing for the TSE test and other speaking tests|
|The new TSE test|
|A sample test|
|Narrate a story|
|Discuss advantages and disadvantages|
|Share an opinion|
|Discuss a hypothetical situation|
|Analyze a graph|
|Extend a greeting|
|Respond to a phone message|
|Give a progress report|
|Final notes and test registration information|
|The SPEAK test|
|Recommending, giving directions, and describing questions for the SPEAK test|
|Suggest and persuade questions for the SPEAK test|
|Define or explain questions for the SPEAK test|
|Announcement questions for the SPEAK test|