The Michigan Guide to English for Academic Success and Better TOEFL Test Scores is the first published guide for the Next-Generation TOEFL. The Michigan Guide will help students develop the skills that will improve their English -- not just for test preparation but for academic purposes as well. The Michigan Guide helps TOEFL candidates learn and practice the skills they need for the new test -- global comprehension, skill integration, and communicative ability in college-related tasks. The book may be used as a core text in multi-skills EAP classes and dedicated test-preparation courses. When the new TOEFL comes online, EAP classes will become test-prep classes. -- Publisher description.Supporting Your Point After you have written a topic sentence, your next task is to support your topic sentence with reasons and examples. Your support is like the frame of a house: without it, the roof will fall down. In other words, if you do not support your ideas well, your entire argument will be unconvincing. ... For example, in the first body paragraph of the model essay about smoking in public places (page 120), the writer uses commonly known facts to support her point, such as aquot;it isanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Michigan Guide to English for Academic Success and Better TOEFL Test Scores|
|Author||:||Catherine Mazak, Lawrence J. Zwier, Lynn Stafford-Yilmaz|
|Publisher||:||Michigan Press - 2004|