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The newly revised second edition of Simon's Saga for the SAT literally takes a "novel" approach to building students' verbal skills as they prepare for their all-important college entrance test. Simon, a very cool college dude, tells college-bound kids his story as he shows his readers around campus. In the process, he helps students develop their vocabulary and overall verbal fluency, virtually guaranteeing them a great SAT score. Simon talks about making new friends on campus, meeting girls and dating, doing library research, writing term papers, partying, and lots more. As his story proceeds, new words for students to learn are printed in boldface type--the reader's signal to check word definitions and correct usage. All boldface words appear with meanings and cross-references in a glossary at the back of the book. Brand-new in this edition are the updated exercises that conclude every chapter. All questions have been changed to reflect the question types that appear on the latest version of the SAT. Specifically, the new exercises present--
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Completely revised to reflect the current SAT test format, Simon's Saga for the SAT literally takes a "novel" approach to building students' verbal skills. Simon, a very cool college dude, shows college-bound kids around campus, introducing them to academic and social life. In the process, he helps them expand their vocabulary and develop overall verbal fluency. Simon emphasizes words and meanings students should know as they prepare to take the SAT. All new words to learn in Simon's story are printed in boldface type--your signal to check their definitions and correct usage. The boldface words appear with meanings and cross-references in a glossary at the back of the book.
This new edition's updated exercises reflect the question types as they appear on the latest version of the SAT--
Philip Geer, Ed.M., has taught English language and literature for more than 30 years, and has also prepared students for various standardized tests of verbal ability. He is the author of "Barron's 6 SAT Practice Tests," "Essential Words for the GRE," "Barron's GRE Verbal Workbook," and "Picture These SAT Words." He is the academic director of Mentaurs, an educational consultancy that prepares students for standardized tests such as the SAT and the GRE. Students who need help with the writing section of the SAT or GRE can contact him at email@example.com.
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