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Contains 750 Vocabulary words, 25 stories, 25 crossword puzzles, 750 exercises, and 25 tests. This book is a powerful way for the student to master the vocabulary words found most frequently on the SAT; through readings and exercises. The student will first memorize words, then read a 3 page story with the underlined words, then complete 15 sentence completion exercises, and finally solve a crossword puzzle. At the end of the chapter, the student will master 30 typical SAT vocabulary words. After 25 such chapters, 25 tests will help the students retain the vocabulary learned. The stories are engaging, and using this book is a fun way to master 750 commonly appearing words on the verbal SAT. The feedback the writers of this book receive is that students like that the words are used in a variety of ways and that the stories help them remember the words. The projected study time is 6-9 weeks.
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Editors: Neil Mann holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in English from Oxford University, where he also taught undergraduates. He has taught high-school English in Britain, English as a Foreign Language in Spain, and worked as a translator (from Spanish) and editor in Finland, Spain and the US, specializing in preparing work by non-native speakers of English for publication. He lives in New York and is literacy specialist at Visionlearning.com, an educational resource for learning about science and the scientific process. Michael Foster received his Ph.D. in English Linguistics and Literature from Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland in 2009. His M.A. in English is from the University of Warwick in the UK and his B.A. is from UCLA. He has since taught English and test-preparation in Britain, Asia, and the United States. He has written several academic books on English language learning and English literature, and has studied teaching methodologies in East Asian high-schools. He has also helped develop test-development materials in several countries and has designed exams currently used throughout China, South Korea, and Taiwan. Natalie Giarratano received her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University in June 2012 and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University in 2008. Recent poems appear in American Literary Review, Laurel Review, Best New Poets 2011, and Hayden’s Ferry Review. She served as poetry editor for Third Coast for two years and as an assistant editor at New Issues Poetry and Prose for three years. She has taught writing and literature for over 5 years and currently teaches writing at American University. With Beth Marzoni, she founded and co-edits Pilot Light - an online journal of 21st-century poetics and criticism. Sarah Relyea has a B.A. in English from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her publications include Outsider Citizens: Remaking Postwar Identity in Wright, Beauvoir, and Baldwin. She has taught at Queens College and Hunter College, CUNY, and at National Central University in Taiwan, and she has worked as an English tutor for foreign professionals living in NYC. Nine authors also contributed to the book and their biographies can be found in the book or on the website www.thetutorpro.com. Dan Eiblum, M.S.Ed. organized the book. He heads a tutoring agency, TutorPro, serving Washington DC and New York City.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1478310391