TAILIEUCHUNG - Cracking the toefl ibt part 12

Tham khảo tài liệu 'cracking the toefl ibt part 12', ngoại ngữ, toefl - ielts - toeic phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | READING DRILL 1 1. C This is a vocabulary in context question. Go back to the passage and read a few lines before the shaded word and try to come up with your own word to replace the one in the question. The passage tells us that Through her published research she was the first to direct public attention to the environmental damage caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides in agriculture. She is thus regarded as the public figure who the environmentalist movement. The clue is that she was the first to direct public attention to the environmentalist movement. Thus a good word for the blank would be started or began. Here s why the other answer choices are incorrect. There is no evidence for choice B reorganized so eliminate it Although it is true that she was a science writer the passage doesn t say she wrote about the environmentalist movement so A is incorrect. Similarly although she researched scientific issues she didn t research the movement itself so choice D is wrong as well. 2. A Question 2 is another vocabulary in context question. Return to the passage and read a few lines before and after the word in question. Upon enrolling in college Carson had initially intended to major in English and become a journalist or novelist. Her attentiveness to presentation allowed her to convey even rather facts in an evocative prose style that held the attention of the general reader. In this case the clues are that Carson could write in a way that held the attention of the general reader. The words even rather mean that the facts do not usually hold the attention of people. So our word for the blank may be boring or uninteresting. Here s why the other answer choices are incorrect. There is no support for answer choice B The sentences do not talk about marine life. Additionally the lines talk about Carson s ability to write not explain so choice C should be eliminated. Finally no mention is made of other scientists so eliminate answer choice D . 3. D This is a .

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