·语言技能 Language Skills
·备考 Test Preparation
·自学策略 Self-Study Strategies
When I was Director of all ESL test development at ETS, and oversaw the TOEFL® test, I had a first-hand opportunity to see which questions Chinese learners were best able to tackle, and which questions left you puzzled. Over the years-- In the classroom and in the workplace-- I have heard about your concerns, and have observed your strengths and weaknesses.
Additionally, I have been trying improve my communication skills in the Chinese language for many years. This means two things: 1) I know how English and Chinese language conventions differ and 2) I remember clearly how challenging it is to become truly proficient in a second language.
Each of you will have different areas of interest and will want to focus on different aspects of learning. This section contains six separate sections for your convenience:
You will want to visit often, as I will be continually adding new tips.
If, after you have looked at these pages, you have a question that is not answered, feel free to write me in Susan's Forum.