SAT Vocabulary for Dummies

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März 2003



To get a good verbal score on the SAT I, the PSAT, or the GRE, test takers need to be familiar with a myriad (large number) of difficult words. This fun and easy guide delivers just what is needed--proven vocabulary-building tips, word groupings by category, humorous stories that put words in context, practice exams, and more.


Introduction.Part I: Hardwiring Words into Your Brain.Chapter 1: Mastering Test Vocabulary.Chapter 2: Digging Out Meaning: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes.Part II: Groups and Troops: Essential Vocabulary by Category.Chapter 3: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Words about Personal Appearance.Chapter 4: For Richer or for Poorer: Words about Money.Chapter 5: Look Who's Talking: Words about Speaking.Chapter 6: Never Trust Anyone Over Thirty: Words about Age.Chapter 7: Hip, Hip, Hurray! Words of Praise and Criticism.Chapter 8: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: Words of Joy and Sorrow.Chapter 9: When Your IQ Is a Fraction: Words about Intelligence.Chapter 10: Couch Potatoes Need Love, Too: Words of Energy and Laziness.Chapter 11: I'm Not Always Right, But I'm Never Wrong: Words about Stubbornness.Chapter 12: Classy Chat: Impressive Words for Impressive Scores.Part III: Story Time: Finding Meaning in Context.Chapter 13: Donna and Larry's Big Adventure.Chapter 14: All President and Accounted For.Chapter 15: Attack of the Killer SAT Book.Chapter 16: Report Card Jitters.Chapter 17: The Boy Who Barfed on Me.Chapter 18: King of the (Tongue) Studs.Chapter 19: The Girl Who Yelled, "You Stink!".Chapter 20: Banned from the Bash.Chapter 21: Kid Klepto, the Boy Who Robbed Me Blind.Chapter 22: A Jewel of a House.Part IV: Putting You to the (Practice) Tests.Chapter 23: Practice Test #1.Chapter 24: Practice Test #2.Chapter 25: Practice Test #3.Chapter 26: Practice Test #4.Chapter 27: Genius Test.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Put a Good Vocabulary to Use in the Real World.Chapter 29: Ten Great Quotes about Words.Chapter 30: Ten Ways to Master Words When English Is a Foreign Tongue.Appendix A: Additional Resources.Appendix B: Glossary.Index.


Suzee Vlk has been teaching test preparation for more than 25 years. She is the author of For Dummies guides to the SAT I, ACT, GRE, and GMAT tests.
EAN: 9780764525469
ISBN: 0764525468
Untertitel: 'For Dummies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 378 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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