English Online
with Speak Method


Online Classes Pronunciation Facts R, Th, T and other sounds 500 Words Practice
Local Classes Business Communication TOEFL Prep ESL Stories
Contact us Vowel Sounds
Grammar and Idioms For Young People

TOEFL vocabulary. Study the words and answer questions below.

Get more practice with the story: Pike's Market.

Appealing (uhPEEling): adj - pleasing to the senses

That food smells appealing. Let's eat!
He thought the college was not very appealing. He's going to visit other schools.

Appropriate (uhPROpriut): adj - good for the occasion, right for the time and place

It is wise to wear appropriate clothes to a job interview.

Attractive (uhTRAKtiv): adj - having good features, either physically or symbolically

The job offer was very attractive. I have never been offered so much vacation time. 
The little baby was very attractive. Everyone was enjoying her bright smile.

Autonomous (ahTAHnumus): adj - independent, from one's own doing, related to one person

Her autonomous work created great results. Everyone was impressed.

Complex (cumPLEX): adj - having many sides or points for consideration, either physically or symbolically

People want world peace, but the world is very complex. Every nation has a different government, a different culture and different advantages. 

Practice: Complete the sentences. Answers are at the bottom of the page.

1. He likes to be _________________. He doesn't like working on teams.

2. Is this tie _______________? Or is it too formal?

3. I thought the theatrical performance was very ____________. There were so many colorful backdrops, and the actors were great.

4. That book describes science in a ____________ way. You may want to read an easier book first.

5. There were many _____________ dogs at the dog show. Their owners put a lot of time into their looks.

  Continue Learning

   free TOEFL test practice

   learn pronunciation of English

   learn English grammar

   advanced ESL practice

   English classes online

toefl words toefl vocabulary toefl study toefl practice TOEFL words TOEFL vocabulary TOEFL study TOEFL practice

Speak Method home

Speak Method: learn english pronunciation, grammar, toefl words and more

1. autonomous, 2. appropriate, 3. appealing, 4. complex, 5. attractive

Copyright 2010: I.E. Tutoring/Speakmethod.com