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How to Pass the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), using our easy step-by-step TOEIC study guide, without weeks and months of endless studying...
On a beautiful late spring afternoon, this past year, a young man received the devastating news. He had just gotten back his result on the TOEIC. It was not what he had hoped for. In fact, it was not even close to the expectations he had considering his past experience and educational background.
He had failed.
Then he remembered his friends and felt even worse. He did not look forward to having to tell them the embarrassing news, especially after he had boasted that it was no big deal. He had been procrastinating about taking the exam because he hated standardized tests, and this only confirmed his hatred.
"What will I do now?" he thought with dismay, slowly realizing the harsh reality of his predicament and its upsetting implications on his future.
How to Solve the Problem
Unfortunately, this hypothetical situation occurs all the time. Someone thought they were going to breeze through the examination, told all their friends, made plans for their future, and then got an embarrassing reality check from the TOEIC.
The Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is quite simply an objective assessment of a test taker's requisite foundation of knowledge and skills.
TOEIC scores are used by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) as a uniform standard of qualification. While it may not be fair, all of a person's plans for the future may be dependent upon needing a certain TOEIC score.
That is the whole purpose of the TOEIC Secrets study guide: to give test takers the keys to understand how to succeed on the TOEIC.
Our Study Guide for the TOEIC Test Is Unlike Any Other
If you'd like to get the TOEIC score you deserve, to quit worrying about whether your score on the TOEIC is "good enough," and to beat the test taking game, then this might be the most important message you read this year.
Our comprehensive study guide for the TOEIC is written by our TOEIC experts, who painstakingly researched the topics and the concepts that you need to know to do your best on the TOEIC. Our original research into the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), reveals the specific content areas and the essential skills that are critical for you to know on the TOEIC. We've taken the information and developed a study guide that is guaranteed to help you be successful on the TOEIC.
Now, we know you may be skeptical, so let us give you three good reasons we can back up what we claim:
The Three Reasons To Believe What We Say
The First Reason:
Our company's name is Mometrix Test Preparation, and we have a team of standardized test researchers who have worked on developing our study guide for the TOEIC. The standards for who gets to work on the team are very strict- we demand the best for our customers, and only those who met our exacting standards made the cut. The dedicated research staff have years of combined experience in mastering the content and skills necessary to succeed on the toughest exams.
The Second Reason:
Some academic studies have revealed that test takers do not really benefit from the traditional test preparation process. But we knew there had to be a solution- if test takers were not doing well on the TOEIC despite high intelligence, there had to be a set of secret keys to the test that would open the door of success for these test takers.
We believe we have succeeded in finding the secret keys of the exam. What we found was surprising, and in some cases ridiculously simple once explained to the average test taker.
We put the findings together in a thorough, concise study guide that we believe allows any test taker, at any skill level, to improve his or her results dramatically with a minimum of effort.
The Third Reason:
We created the product in part because we were frustrated by the options available to test takers who really wanted to do well on the TOEIC.
A common approach is to TEACH the material, instead of TEACHING THE TEST. That's not necessarily good enough for the TOEIC- you have to know how to apply the knowledge. Most test takers already have a general knowledge of the material that will be covered on the exam.
One reason some test takers do well on the day of the test is that they have made the critical connection between the material they learned and how to use the material to succeed on the TOEIC.
Our guide addresses the difference between merely knowing the material and knowing how to use the material to perform on test day.
You're going to save time, money, and aggravation. You'll learn to avoid the mistakes and the bad strategies that you've been vulnerable to. Just for starters, here are some ways our product can help your score on the TOEIC...
The Exclusive Test Taking Techniques
- Explains how the TOEIC time limits are the #1 enemy of most test takers, and what you can do about it- You avoid falling into the many "time traps" built into the test, giving you an immeasurable advantage over those who go into the test unaware
- Gives you a completely new way to look at photographs - you'll immediately know what to expect and how to identify the right answer time after time
- Shows you super speed methods to get through the questions you know with ease - You'll save time to concentrate on the hardest questions without rushing
- Secrets to questions that "give away" the wrong (or right) answers- You get credit for some of the questions without really even knowing anything about them
- Empowers you with a key word searching tips that will let you save more time than you thought possible- You won't be wasting precious time anymore scouring Reading passages, but will immediately be able to find exactly what you are looking for
- Details the EXACT STUDY PLAN for the TOEIC that we believe gives the most results in the least time- No matter if you're studying for a week or a month, you won't waste the precious study time you have on useless activities
- Allows you to recognize critical "hedge" words - You'll understand their significance so you're not caught off guard
- A systematic analysis and the best breakdown into "plain language" of how to deconstruct and master tough problems- You turn the problems that most of the test takers will stumble over to your advantage
- Gives you simple explanations for those hard to remember grammatical facts - You won't make some of these careless oversights anymore
- Learn why, when, and how to guess to your advantage. Many test takers use exactly the wrong strategy, but you can avoid the pitfalls with the help of our standardized test experts
- The secret keys to the sentence completions that "gives away" the right answer a lot of the time- You know the special "flags" and the specific "giveaways" to look for in this section
- The most efficient and accurate method for picking the right answer on the Reading test questions- You won't be puzzled as you try to read the mind of the test question writer, but will instead know exactly what to look for to pick the best answer
- Warns you of the "fact traps" to watch out for - You won't fall prey to these easy to miss questions
- Comprehensive reviews of each section written in some of the easiest non-technical language you've ever read- You get a "plain talk" refresher on the most critical areas you will need to master for the TOEIC
- Our quick problem solving method for Listening problems- You speed right through these notorious memory drainers
- Our exclusive "calibration strategy" to help you never go too fast OR too slow when answering even the toughest questions
- The 5-step process we've developed, what we call the "phased" approach, concerning the use of the various study aids and practice tests
- How the problem of procrastination can kill your chance of success, and the most important thing you can do about it
- How to know when you've studied as much as you need to for the exam- and the reason why we think some people should spend LESS time studying for the test
- The Top 20 things you should take care of within 24 hours of taking the test- use the list we provide as a checklist to make sure you've taken care of the "little things" in addition to studying hard
- How to predict the right answer before you see the answer choices- and how to prevent the wrong answers from "polluting" your mind and tempting you into a trap designed by the test writers
- Why answers that "sound" correct are often the very ones that are wrong- and how to tell the difference between the right answer and the many clever-sounding traps set for you by the test writers
- Our "benchmark" method for deciding which of the answer choices you should pick
- How some of the random bits of information in a question often "give away" the right answer choice
- How to "milk the question" for clues to the right answer even if you have no idea what the question is asking about
- How to avoid panicking when you don't know the answer to a question- we offer a systematic method that will serve as the "lifeline" you need to minimize the time wasted on the test questions that leave you stumped
- What to do about the tough questions that you have no clue how to answer- don't just give up, use the advice we offer to make sure you give yourself the best chance of getting the right answer
- How to use our brainstorming method to get "inside the question" and reveal the hard-to-find clues and some of the subtle things you didn't realize you knew
- Do you know what a "hedge phrase" is? Learn why looking for the key "weasel words" in the question can help identify the correct answer
- Why "new information" in the answer choices almost always means that the answer choice is wrong- and the way to avoid this trick planted by the clever test writers
- Learn to avoid this time-draining mistake on the test - why the technical terms you don't know can be a major stumbling block and waste precious time, and the way that you can work around them
- The secret to using the contextual clues in the questions and the answer choices to make important distinctions between the right and the wrong answer choices
- The two situations where you should NOT check your answers thoroughly
- How to avoid careless mistakes by using the quick "double check" system. It will more than pay for itself relative to the time it will take you
- Test writers will often quote directly from the question in an answer- learn whether this is something you should trust or avoid
- Why "extreme statements" in the answer choices are dead giveaways for wrong answers- find out how to detect the subtle differences between reasonable answers and the answers that are almost always wrong
- Learn how to group your answer choices into "families" that often narrows down the pool of correct answers- this is a quick way to immediately eliminate one or two of the answer choices and increase your odds of getting the question right
Now, you're probably wondering how and why we can do all the things we claim.
Let us explain.
Before we go any further, let us clarify what TOEIC Secrets is not. It is not a stale rehash of all of the things you have already learned in the past.
TOEIC Secrets is our exclusive collection of the tips and the information that we have specially selected to give you the best results on the TOEIC for the least time spent studying. It's written in everyday language and is easy to use.
We cover the 5 essential skills necessary to do well on the TOEIC, plus comprehensive reviews covering the Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing tests individually.
Don't take our word for it.
Listen to what our customers say about other Mometrix test preparation products.
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I heard about your website from a friend. I am enrolled in a review course, and in hindsight, I wish I wouldn't have taken my review course and instead spent a fraction of the money on your program. Thank you!
Warning: Always Look for These 6 Criteria
There is a lot of confusion surrounding studying for the TOEIC, and standardized tests in general. In our opinion, these are the 6 criteria you should always look for in a study guide for the TOEIC:
One: The guide must be written by writers who have painstakingly researched the topics and concepts needed to succeed on the TOEIC. The blind cannot hope to lead the blind.
Two: The guide must be written in easy-to-use everyday language so all test takers can access the information.
Three: The guide must be to-the-point, with no fluff to distract the test taker from the truly important information.
Four: The guide must address the test first, the material second. If the material was the only thing that was important, then every test taker that understood the material should get a perfect score- that doesn't happen because there's a difference between simply knowing what's on the test and the way you perform on the test. You want a study guide to close that gap.
Five: The guide must motivate the test taker to actually study for the exam. If the guide is hard to read, the time spent studying will be slow and painful, and the results will be meager.
Six: The guide must be guaranteed- if you don't pass with flying colors, you get your money back- no questions asked.
You get at least 10 times your money's worth!
When you consider what's at stake with the exam, we believe the value of our study guide gives you at least ten times your money's worth.
In summary, here's what you get:
When you buy TOEIC Secrets, it includes-
The 5 Secret Keys to TOEIC Success:
- Time is Your Greatest Enemy
- Guessing is Not Guesswork
- Practice Smarter, Not Harder
- Prepare, Don't Procrastinate
- Test Yourself
The comprehensive Listening review including:
- How to Use the Pictures
- Keys to Voice Changes
- Rephrasing the Question
- Finding the Hidden Meaning
The comprehensive Reading review including:
- How to Avoid Switchback Words
- Keys to the Incomplete Sentences
- Recognizing Fact Traps
- Skimming Techniques to Save Time
- What to Do With Hedge Phrases
The comprehensive Speaking review including:
- Exhausting the Possibilities
- Telling a Story
- One Size Fits All
- Finding the Bridges
- Pausing for Success
- Perfecting the Art
The comprehensive Writing review including:
- Brainstorming for Success
- Picking a Main Idea
- Strength Through Diversity
- Creating a Logical Flow
- Avoiding the Panic
- Checking Your Work
plus all of the other special tips and secrets we have included to help you prepare for the exam...
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Since we know it's 100% to your benefit to use our study guide, we want to further encourage you by also including the following with your order:
Study Secrets- The way to get the test score that you deserve is by proper preparation. The best preparation includes both knowing what to study and how to study. Our TOEIC Secrets study guide will teach you what you need to know, but our Study Secrets bonus will show you HOW to use the information to be successful on the TOEIC. The ability to learn faster will accelerate the progress you make as you study for the test. Here is some of what is included in the bonus:
- Starting off right by having the proper mindset and intensity
- Designing the right plan and the right schedule to help you stay focused
- Creating the right goals that will help you target the success you deserve on the test
- Working through your preparation plan as you study
- Recognizing the difference between effective and ineffective studying
- Understanding how to use the resources you have available and identifying the key information you need to succeed
- Being prepared for the unexpected and staying focused on the day of the exam
Study Secrets teaches you everything you need to know about studying, so that you can maximize the effectiveness of the time you spend in preparation; the techniques provided are guaranteed to get you the results you deserve on the day of the test. Study Secrets is the most in-depth, comprehensive study manual available and is completely free with the purchase of TOEIC Secrets.
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Even though we are absolutely confident in the quality of our study manual and its ability to help you get the results you deserve, we want to completely eliminate the possibility of any remaining doubts or concerns.
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By Jay Willis
This Page Last Updated: 10/10/2014