Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFLA (R) Test: Next Generation (IBT), written by Deborah Phillips, gives students all the tools they need to succeed on the new TOEFLA (R) integrated-skills test. Providing both a comprehensive language skills course and a wealth of practice for all sections of the test, the Longman Preparation Course is appropriate for courses in TOEFLA (R) Test preparation or as a supplement to more general English courses. Note: You must have the audio program to use the listening material (the Skills Practice, the Mini-Tests, and the Complete Tests) in the textbook. Click here to order the audio program (on CD or audiocassette). The Student Book features: *Authentic material for all the new types of passages and questions on the test. *Diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests that allow students to identify strengths and weaknesses and assess improvement in each section. *Practice sections for the four skills: *Reading provides practice exercises in the new test formats, including filling in a table or chart and paraphrasing.* Listening provides authentic conversations between two people in an academic setting and academic lectures with new questions about a speaker's attitude or purpose. *Speaking includes personal and expository tasks and integrated tasks. *Writing consists of expository and integrated tasks: reading/listening/writing.*Eight mini-tests that preview the test's integrated four-skills format. *Two complete practice tests that familiarize students with the actual test format and timing. Note that a CD-ROM component is also available. The CD-ROM features: *Completely different material from the Student Book. *Practice sections for all parts of the test, including speaking. *Eight mini-tests, and two complete tests. *Pop-up explanations for all items on the CD-ROM. *Easy-to-use scoring and record-keeping to monitor progress. Click here to purchase the CD-ROM.