|Hard TOEFL Words - for high score hunters|
TOEFL test takers usually are confused how many words they need to prepare before test day: 4000, 6000, or 10000? The answers have huge gap and it means the effort varies in double or triple. Before we try to get answer, we need to clarify our requirement: what sort of score you are expecting in TOEFL test. If you are hard working to apply top universities, you must have a very strong vocabulary. If you just need a score to meet with basic qualification of community colleges, your vocabulary may be as less as half of former case. So if you are high score hunter to aim high rank school, this app, hard TOEFL words, is for you.
This app isn’t for normal TOEFL test takers. It has 1000 hard words that are in TOEFL test papers with high frequency and assumes that users already have basic TOEFL vocabulary and are trying to enrich vocabulary for higher score. If you think its words are too difficult, doesn’t mean you will fail in TOEFL test. It just indicates that your current vocabulary level is away from having a good score in test, but it’s still possible to have a passed score somehow. So, never give up your TOEFL vocabulary preparation. The right road is to select an easier word list instead and leave this app temporally.
The app isn’t only a hard word list; it is designed as smart notebook. The all words are grouped by alphabet. At each group, the words can be shown as either in small cards or in concise list. You can mark each word with 3 three statues: new, known, review; and manage them accordingly. You can look up basic definition and example sentence of each hard word on demand. For some key words, it offers another button to bring up an overlay to show their full definitions. This tool will assist you to study and review the built-in hard TOEFL words in efficiency as possible.
Since the first version of this app released, 10 years passed. The built-in word list has been maintained from time to time. Right now the hard word list is near to 2000. Every time after the word list is updated, all groups’ content may be modified to reflect new word list. Because we maintain the hard TOEFL word list periodically, you possibly see a group has new word or drops original word. Nothing is wrong is this case, please simply follow the app, work for these hard words as before.
How many words have been selected in Difficult TOEFL Words? And what criteria are followed to select words for this web app?This web app includes 1000+ difficult words. Because we usually adjust the word bank per 6 months, so the vocabulary size may change slightly. This web app is designed for students who are working hard to get high scores in TOEFL tests. The words are usually less frequent in daily but occasionally appear in TOEFL exam, specially in reading section. If you are ready for basic vocabulary, this is a good option to enrich your hard TOEFL words.
What are special features of Difficult TOEFL Words?This web app isn't only a word list. It lets students mark each word with one of three status: New, Known, and Need Reviewed. So you can skip known words, review half-known words, and focus on new words. This mechanism ensures you never waste time on known words, keep fast pace and high productivity in your TOEFL test preparation.
How can I save word status for future use?Before saving, you should sign in. Difficult TOEFL Words is a free online app. So don't worry about any payment. You also can try the app without sign in; but if you want to save word status for future use, you need sign in at first. The 'Save' button will send current status to server side and you can access them anytime and anyplace online. If you don't have account of examword.com yet, please register one from Sign On. An account of examword.com (English Test Vocabulary) is good for all web apps in this site, and all web apps in this site are free.
When do I use Save button?After you change any word status, you will see new status immediately. However, these changes aren't saved in server side automatically. If you want to keep the new word status for future practice, you have to 'Save' them before leaving current page. It means click 'Save' button before you leave this app or change to any other pages.
When do I use Refresh button?Refresh button will retrieve word status that are kept in server. If you doubt the current page isn't consistent with word status you saved before, or you want to restore the previous status, the 'Refresh' button can help you.
Why are the word status not as same as that I saved at previous practice?In most cases, your word status should be retrieved when open any group page. However, word status may not be loaded from some special entrances. If so, please use 'Refresh' button to update word status on demands.
May I ignore my own word status and load all words as original New status?Yes. For some particular reasons, for example, studying or showing in temporary, or resetting messed status, you want to load words with original New status. The follow list meets with this requirement. If you load words from there, and apply 'Save' button, you reset all words of current group as New.
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