Quick Vocabulary Power: A Self-Teaching Guide

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9780471050087: Quick Vocabulary Power: A Self-Teaching Guide

If you're ready to expand your word power, this book is for you. You'll learn practical shortcuts and techniques for understanding and using more words. You'll discover how combining Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes makes learning both fast and fun. You'll be able to remember the meanings of many more words -- without memorizing endless lists. With Quick Vocabulary Power, you can:
* Work at your own pace
* See words in context, so that meanings are clear and easy to grasp
* Learn the precise differences between words that are commonly confused
* Practice and chart your progress with frequent self-tests
This informative, easy-to-use guide is a completely revised and updated edition of the classic Vocabulary for Adults, which helped tens of thousands of people improve their communication skills.

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A completely revised and update edition of the classic Vocabulary for Adults designed to help readers increase their vocabularies by teaching the meaning of common roots, prefixes and suffixes. Demonstrates how to use and remember words in context--not just how to memorize definitions. Features a chapter on confusables--words that sound alike and are often mistaken for one another--which explains how to distinguish these terms. Includes frequent self-tests for gauging progress and practicing.

About the Author:

Jack S. Romine was, for many years, an instructor of English at Merritt College in Oakland, California. Henry Ehrlich is a professional speech writer who is from a family of noted lexicographers.

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