Build TOEFL vocabulary is a tough job for EFL (English as a Foreign Language) people. Many students have to spend a high ratio of time on learning and reviewing TOEFL words. If you are planning to prepare vocabulary, you probably are looking for materials, books, apps, and whatever other tools. PDF file is a popular format for some students. You possibly want to download TOEFL vocabulary lists in PDF format too.
Why do some people prefer to PDF format? The normal reason is it is easy to read and print. A few of people looking for PDF file simply because their devices just support PDF format. No matter what reason drives you to PDF, you probably will disappoint or frustrate after searching, selecting, and even downloading some TOEFL vocabulary PDF files.
You certainly can see many returns by searching Internet, and download a number of PDF files that seem good in both content and format. However, after you open these files, you usually feel they are far away from your real expectation. In fact, vocabulary building is very personalized job. Different people have different foundations and goals so that study contents are separate in nature.
You can hardly get an existing TOEFL vocabulary PDF that is exactly matched with your circumstance. For example, if it is too simple, lots of known words waste your time; if it is too hard, you possibly miss some higher frequency but easier words. This is why we encourage students create own TOEFL vocabulary PDF. It sounds complicated but definitely feasible.
We suggest a solution here to make customized TOEFL vocabulary PDF file, which only contains words you want to study or review. This file 100 percent meets with your requirement: word, definition, example, and even explanation of mother language. It will maximize your effort in TOEFL vocabulary building.
The actual steps are very straight and easy. There are 7 TOEFL vocabularies in this web site. At first, you should select a list that closes to your circumstance as possible. Then, copy content, word, definition, and whatever you like to an editor, e.g. MS Word. You may want to delete useless content or edit existing content somehow. After the content and format both are ready, convert to PDF file with a third party tool. The last step everyone can guess, download! Finally your own TOEFL vocabulary PDF is ready to study.
You may concern if the copy and paste bring any copyright issue. The basic principle is that if your copying is for studying only and you don't share copied content in any format (including in PDF) with others, the copying is permitted from this website.
We will take TOEFL Word List 1600 as example to show how to make customized TOEFL vocabulary PDF file. TOEFL Word List 1600 is a large size and middle difficulty vocabulary with multiple language definitions. It has totally 3 groups. We take first group in Chinese definition to demonstrate the steps of how to make and download final PDF file.
TOEFL Word List 1600 is categorized into 3 groups, the links to Chinese definition version shown as following:
Open the first group; copy its content, namely words and explanations, to MS Word. Then edit and save on demand.
The next step is to convert MS Word file to PDF file. If we search free resources from internet, actually it's easy to get a number of free tools to do this conversion: from MS Word to PDF. If you use text editor, there are some TXT-to-PDF free convertors available on internet too. We choose to convert by online resource, such as:
The rest things are plain. Just do step by step as instructions: upload the Word file; then, after the PDF file is ready, download it. By this way, a personalized TOEFL vocabulary PDF is completed without costing a penny. Although spending some time and effort, you have a definitely personalized TOEFL vocabulary PDF. Repeat same procedure, you can revise content, produce new PDF easily and quickly.
We upload the demo PDF to this web site, it was by TOEFL Word List 1600 (Group 1) with Chinese definition. You can Download TOEFL PDF