Reading and Vocabulary Exercise von Robert Kuehl

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Über den Vortrag

Der Vortrag „Reading and Vocabulary Exercise“ von Robert Kuehl ist Bestandteil des Kurses „Preparation for TOEFL“. Der Vortrag ist dabei in folgende Kapitel unterteilt:

  • Exercise 2 - Palm oil
  • Vocabulary Exercise

Quiz zum Vortrag

  1. Collapse
  2. Dissolution
  3. Success
  4. Accomplishment
  5. Beginning
  1. Deluge
  2. Overflow
  3. Desiccated
  4. Parched
  1. Decode
  2. Exemplify
  3. Confuse
  4. Obscure
  5. Cloud
  1. Dreadful
  2. Dire
  3. Unbearable
  4. Bearable
  5. Blessed

Dozent des Vortrages Reading and Vocabulary Exercise

 Robert Kuehl

Robert Kuehl

Robert ist geboren in New Jersey und unterrichtet seit über 10 Jahren TOEFL Kurse mit dem klaren Ziel, Nicht-Muttersprachler auf ein maximales Englisch-Level zu bringen.

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