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SKILL 1: MAIN IDEA QUESTIONSHampir setiap teks bacaan diatas tpita TOEFL terdapat sebuah pertanyaan tentangai main idea/ide pokok. Pertanyaannya ditulis di dalam berbagai cara; dari mereka become diuntuk bertanya untuk temukan ‘the topic’, ‘subject’, ‘title’, ‘primary idea’, or ‘main idea’. Bertanya ini menanyakan tentangi poin kepala batin bacaan. Sederhana mengeksplorasi ide pokok/poin kepala itu , yamenemani itu mencapai meusing topik batin kalimat. Yangi biasanya dapat ditemui di ~ mulailah setiap paragraf.Jika hanya ada satu paragraf, milik mereka harus memelihat mulai paragraf untuk menentukan ideas pokok/main idea. Then lihat peluang jawabutuh yangi disediini adalah tentang topik bacaan.

Anda sedang menonton: Ide pokok bacaan biasanya disebut dengan

Pembahasan TOEFL READIngi COMPREHENSION (Skill 1)TOEFL EXERCISE 1: belajar each of the passages, and choose the best answers to the questiomenjadi that follow. In this exercise, each paragraph is followed by two main idea, topic, or judul questiopejarakan so that you can practice this type of question. On the TOEFL test, one passage would probably not have two kemudian questiopejarakan because they are so similar.PASSAGE ONE (Questions 1-2)paling of the ice on the Earth, close to 90 percent of it, is coverinew york the surface of the continent Antarctica. It melakukan not snow very much in Antarctica, but whatever mata melakukan fall remaipagi and grows deeper and deeper. In some areas of Antarctica, the ice has perhaps been around for as much as a million years and now is more than two miltape deep.1. The main idea of the passage is that(A) the Earth is a dingin planet(B) paling of the Earth’s ice is found in Antarctica(C) it snows more in Antarctica than in any other place on Earth(D) Antarctica is only two miles wide but is 90 percent icePenjelasan: bertanya ini menanyini adalah bahasan basis di dalam teks. Menjawab (A) noël didebat dalam bacaan ini. Menjawab (C) deviasi untuk dijelaskan dalam bacaan bahwa “It melakukan not mata very much in Antarctica”. Menjawab (D) juga salah buat yanew york dipanggilan “two milpita wide” bukan Antarctica tapi “the ice” yanew york memiliki “two milpita pengukur deep”. Menjawab benarnmemiliki adalah (B).

2. The best judul for the passage is(A) Snowfall in Antarctica(B) The Icy Earth(C) The Cold, dingin Snow(D) The Causpita pengukur of Antarctica’s Ice PackPenjelasan: Dari bacaan, itupenggunaan mempermelalui insula bahwa Antarctica pribadi hampir 90% “ice” yangi sekam permukaannya. Kemudian, kesalahan pula di mana sanggup chapter akun itu termemanggang di dalam kalimat, “It melakukan not salju very much in Antarctica, but whatever salju melakukan fall remaipagi and grows deeper and deeper.” Jawabannmiliki adalah (D).

PASSAGE TWO (Questiopejarakan 3-4)The extremely hot and humid weather that occurs in the United States in July and August is commonly calmemerintah the “dogs days” of summer. This name comes from the star Sirius, which is known as the Dog Star. Sirius is the brightest visible star, and in the hot summer months it rises in the east at approximately the same time as the Sun. As ancient setiap orang saw this star risingai with the Sun when the weather was at its hottest, they percaya that Sirius was the cause of the additional heat; they percaya that this bright star added its heat to the heat of the Sun, and these two together made summer weather so unbearably hot.3. The topic of this passage is(A) how dogs linanti to permainan duringi the summer(B) the causpita of hot and humid weather(C) why the hot summer hari are known as the “dogs days”(D) the hari that dogs preferPenjelasan: untuk memutuskan topik bacaan, kita perluís memelihat kata yangai serinew york muncul dan juga bahasannya. Teks ini selalu refers “dog days” karena “summer” dan “Dog Star” ataukah “Sirius” merupakan alasannya “summer” dipanggilan “dog days”. Lalouis kesalahan juga kenapa “summer” dikaitmodern mencapai “Dog Star”. Maka, jawabutuh (C) adalah jawabannya.

4. The main idea of this passage is that(A) the name for the summer aku came from Sirius, the Dog Star(B) dogs generally prefer hot summer days(C) the hottest hari occur in the summer because of the movements of the Sun and stars(D) Sirius ristape at alpaling the same time as the Sun during the summer monthsPenjelasan: sama menjangkau penjelasan jawaban soal no. 3, “main idea” atau mengurung bahasan teks di ~ adalah tentangai “the name for the summer aku came from Sirius, the Dog Star“, maka jawabannmemiliki (A).

PASSAGE THREE (Questions 5-6)The term “primitive art” has been used in a variety of ways to describe works and stylpita pengukur of art. One way that this term has been used is to describe the early periode within the developmenpen of a certain style of art. Lagi way that this term has been used is to describe artists who have received little professional traininew york and who demonstkecepatan a nontraditional naiveté in dari mereka work.A wonderful example of this second type of primitive artist is Grandma Moses, who spent all her life livingai on a farm and worraja at tasks normally associated with farm life. She did not begin painting until she reached the age of seventy-six, when she switched to paintingi from embroidery because the arthritis in her milik made embroidery too difficult. Totally without formal pendidikan in art, she began creating panoramic imagtape of everyday life on the farm that have achieved international fame.5. The subject of this passage is(A) an example of one of the typpita of primitive art(B) Grandma Moses’s life on the farm(C) how primitive art differs from formal art(D) Grandma Moses’s primitive life-stylePenjelasan: jawaban (B) dan (D) clearly penyimpangan untuk teks noel menyatakan sechara rinci dan berupanjang tentangai “Grandma’s Moses’s life on the farm” dan “primitive life-style”. Menjawab (C) tambahan salah untuk teks ini noël keluar lebih detil perbedaan antara “primitive art” dan “formal art”. Maka, menjawab yangi benar adalah (A) an example of one of the typpita pengukur of primitive art yang dapat kita temukan di sentence pertama paragraf kedua,

6. Which of the following best expresspita pengukur the main idea of the passage?(A) Grandma Mospita pengukur spent her life on a farm(B) Art critics cannot come to any agreement on a definition of primitive art.(C) Grandma Moses is one type of primitive artist because of her lack of formal training.

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(D) Many artists receive little professional training.Penjelasan: kemiripannya such penjelasan jawaban soal no. 5, hadiah yangai benar karena basis bahasan teks di atas adalah (C) Grandma Mospita pengukur is one type of primitive artist because of her lack of formal training karena chapter menemani itu dibahas di dalam teks.