Proficiency in Listening and Reading Comprehension (PLRC) book is intended to help pre-intermediate, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced learners of English who are preparing for proficiency examinations, such as English Prep Exemption Tests, ERASMUS English Proficiency Exams, TOEFL (ITP, CBT & iBT), TOEIC Exams, (New) YDS, e-YDS & YÖKDİL Exams, IELTS, CAE, FCE & PTE Exams, English Proficiency Exams for Army Personnel and General English Proficiency Exams. It can also be used in classroom teaching sessions or/and can be a self-study book for mastering English Language Proficiency.
The content of the book is so designed that it ensures a steady and rapid progress toward mastery of advanced structure of English, the skills of listening and reading comprehension and target oriented vocabulary practice.
In chapter one, advanced reference grammar practice covering ten major sections of the English Language grammar are presented with specific examples and supported with tests and exercises. In the end of this chapter a GATE (Grammar Achievement Test in English) test is given.
Chapter two contains a listening part that covers three main sections: intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced. In each section every listening comprehension passage is reinforced with comprehension questions. The passages contain nearly thirty different topics ranging from economy to military and are made up of forty-two comprehension passages and fifteen paragraphs. To ensure the learners' listening comprehension, almost three hundred questions are given. All the passages in this chapter were professionally recorded by two native speakers of English. The purpose of this is to make learners familiar with actual pronunciation and intonation of the English language.