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The Word:  “Facilitate” — TOEFL Vocabulary
(It’s Transformations + Meaning & Usage)
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(“Unique Word-Transformation” & “Functional” TOEFL Vocabulary)


The word “Facilitate”, and it’s various transformations is the next in the series of “Unique Word Transformation” TOEFL Vocabulary — (Vocabulary Words that have many different word-forms, that one taking The TOEFL Exam should know — and which would be beneficial to one’s own vocabulary to use — both in The Exam, and in every-day life).
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In addition to the word “Facilitate” being “Unique Word Transformation” Vocabulary, at least two of this word‘s transformations also qualify as Functional TOEFL Vocabulary.



Facilitate - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Facilitate” — (/fuh-SIH-lih-tay[t]/ – /fə(ʌ).ˈsɪ.lə(ɪ).te[t]/) — [Verb]…


To Make Easier — To Help — To Assist


“The creation of The GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! TOEFL Vocabulary Database was created to facilitate the test-taker in learning Vocabulary which is actually necessary — and will not waste the test-takers preparation time (like so many other ‘TOEFL Vocabulary‘ books available on-line).”


It is possible that the word “Facilitate” will be on the exam, or in one of the questions — but if it does appear in the exam, and is not one of the vocabulary questions — then it will be assumed that the test-taker will already know this word (and its transformations).
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If, however — it DOES appear as one of the vocabulary questions, it will be presented in a way that one should be able to determine its meaning through the context in-which it is presented.  (But — since you are reading this post now — you will not have to worry, because you will already know all about this word, and its different transformations.) 😎


“Facilitator” — (/fuh-SIH-lih-tay-d’r/ – /fə(ʌ).ˈsɪ.lə(ɪ).te.ɾɚ/) — [Concrete Noun]…


A Helper — A Person Who Assists Others — Someone Who Presides Over Some Action


“Each TOEFL testing center will have a facilitator who is there to answer questions you may have about taking the exam — and can help you if you experience any technical difficulties.”



Facility - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


“Facility” — (/fə-SIH-lə-dee/ – /fə.ˈsɪ.lə.ɾiː/) — [Abstract & Concrete Noun]…


The Ability To Do Something — The Tools To Do Something — The Place Where Something Is Done


Referring To The Place:


“The TOEFL iBT testing facility in your area can be found on the GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! – TOEFL Portal.”


Referring To Ability:


Though not as commonly used in this form — The word:  “facility” is an Abstract Noun referring to:
“the ability and ease of being able to do something”.
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“Learning the TOEFL Vocabulary List on GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! gave me the facility to achieve Excellence on The TOEFL iBT Exam.”


Referring To Some “Tool”:


Another common usage — however — is in the Concrete Noun form, to refer to either the physical tools (computers / headphones / microphones / etc.) that one needs to do something, or the place in-which something is done.


“Each TOEFL testing center should be equipped with all of the necessary facilities to ensure that your testing-experience is worth the vast sum of money that you will have to pay for the exam.” — (here, referring to the tools needed)


“Because the TOEFL iBT Exam is so expensive – if you have more than one option for a place to take the exam — it is a good idea to visit the testing facility before you register there.  In this way, you can choose the best one.” — (here, referring to the place)


3.  “The Facilities


The Facilities - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


The “Facilities” — (/fə-SIH-lə-deez/ – /fə.ˈsɪ.lə.ɾiːz/) — [Concrete Noun / Slang Term]… 


The Bathroom — WC — Toilet — Restroom — The “John” — The “Shitter”
The Place Where One “*Does Their Business” 😀


“Since there is only a ten-minute break in the middle of the exam, there might not be enough time to use ‘the facilities if everyone is trying to go at the same time.  This is why it is very important that one ‘does their business’ before-hand.  Furthermore — for the same reason — it is not a good idea to drink a lot of water during the exam.”

*”Doing (One’s) Business” is a humorous colloquial idiom use to refer to what a person does IN “the facilities” 😀


Besides being the plural version of the word “Facility” it is also very common (at least in American English) that this word is used as a more “formal” way of referring to…



There you go.  I hope that this post will facilitate you to have the facility to be confident when going to the testing facility on exam-day.  Just remember to ask the facilitator for help if you are having any difficulties with any of the facilities (like the computer/microphone/headphones/etc..)…  And don’t forget to use The facilities before you start the exam.


Have An Excellent Day!

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5 Responses

  1. That’s spelled, “Marvelous”

    But Thank You.

    Have An Excellent Day

  2. gadisa says:

    all things are good I want to be the test taker

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