Enhance TOEFL vocabulary is the toughest job for EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students to prepare TOEFL test. Many of them have to spend months or even years accumulating English words. PDF is a common format and popular in some situations to learn TOEFL vocabulary.
You possibly want to download a TOEFL vocabulary PDF file to study, if you want to print the words, or your device only supports the PDF format. No matter what reason drives you to PDF, you can find some candidates lists through Google search and choose one that meets with your circumstance to download.
For those who are hurry to start building TOEFL vocabulary immediately, we suggest selecting a relatively small vocabulary at the beginning. After a few days' work, you possibly can make the right decision: go ahead or adjust. Even if you completely give up your current vocabulary, it only costs a little time and effort.
At the website, we prepare a small TOEFL word list PDF for the scenario: TOEFL 1200 Words in 30 Days. It contains essential words, the first level of 5000 TOEFL words, for most TOEFL test takers. This TOEFL vocabulary PDF is free to download.
The website's other TOEFL vocabulary resources are available for VIP accounts only. E.g, you can download the previous 5000 TOEFL vocabulary version HERE, or make customized versions in the following sections.
However, not everyone can download an existing TOEFL vocabulary PDF that fits in size and difficulty. Too easy or too difficult may waste your time. In this case, customize an own TOEFL vocabulary PDF is the correct option.
In fact, vocabulary building is a very personalized job. Different people have different start points and goals so that they need separate vocabularies. For example, if it's too simple, lots of known words waste your time; reversely, you possibly miss some higher frequency but easier words. It is why we encourage students to create their own TOEFL vocabulary PDF. It sounds complicated, but it is feasible.
Here we introduce a solution to customize and download your TOEFL vocabulary PDF file, which will contain words you want to study or review only. This PDF 100 percent meets your requirement: word, definition, example, and even explanation of mother language. It will maximize your effort in TOEFL vocabulary studying.
The actual steps are straight wards. We offer 4 TOEFL vocabularies on this website as the source of your new PDF. The core steps are as follows:
You should select a word list that closes to your circumstance as possible.
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 you finish both the content and format, convert it to a PDF file with an online tool.
The last step is to download when the PDF file is available.
Finally, your customized TOEFL vocabulary PDF is available to study.
Theoretically, you can also customize PDF based on vocabularies of other sources with the same method, only if the source doesn't bring up copyright issues.
Steps to Make TOEFL Vocabulary PDF
As an example, We take 6000 TOEFL Vocabulary List of the website to show how to make a customized TOEFL vocabulary PDF file. The word list has 4 groups with multiple language definitions. We take the first group with Chinese meanings to demonstrate the steps of how to make and download a vocabulary PDF file.
6000 TOEFL Vocabulary List consists of 4 groups, the web pages with Chinese definitions shown as following:
Open the first group; copy its content, namely words and explanations, to MS Word or other editors, edit as you want, and then save your work.
The next step is to convert MS Word file or any other format file you just saved to PDF file. From the Internet, it's easy to get many free tools to do this conversion: from MS Word to PDF, from txt to PDF, or from other formats to PDF. We suggest to do the conversion by free online resources.
Also, Google Drive is a handy tool to convert TXT to PDF format. If you are familiar with it, don't hesitate to leverage it. View in YouTube
The rest things are as instructions of the online PDF converter: upload file you edited and saved; then, after the PDF file is produced, you can download it.
By steps above, a personalized TOEFL vocabulary PDF is completed. Although spending some time and effort, you indeed customize an own TOEFL vocabulary PDF. Repeating the same procedure, you can revise content, make new PDF easily and quickly.
Centralized PDF resources
The website also provides a centralized PDF hub to help students get and make their own PDF word list:
We have 4 TOEFL vocabularies on the website that are available to print or save as PDF directly. One vocabulary consists of multiple sub-lists, which show as buttons below. Click them; you will enter different print/save pages. This video demonstrates how to save and print them.
Here three TOEFL vocabularies are with explanations in 9 non-English languages. If your home language isn't English, please check these buttons that help to make PDF files with definitions of other languages.