1,000 Most Important Words
Paperback ISBN: 0345298632
Defines, describes the etymology, and provides examples in context for essential vocabulary words
100 Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up or Mangles
Paperback ISBN: 1328710327
This newly rejacketed edition of 100 Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up or Mangles presents words that people can't keep straight. Featuring notorious soundalikes such as faze/phase and close calls like suppress/repress, the notes in this book describe language mix-ups and provide solutions to allay readers' anxieties. No doubt this is a book with real cache (cachet?), a book that readers will pour (pore?) over, a book that's both masterful (masterly?) and laudable (laudatory?).
1100 Words You Need to Know
Paperback ISBN: 1438010427
A Barron's best-seller for more than four decades! This brand-new edition of 1100 Words You Need to Know has been expanded and updated, and includes: - Word lists and definitions - Analogy exercises - Words-in-context exercises - Idiom indexes - An updated Pronunciation Guide All new words for students to learn are placed in the context of sentences that have been selected from well-known novels, plays, poems, newspaper editorials, and TV broadcasts. For optimal ease and enjoyment in learning, the authors recommend 15-minute sessions with this book. Over the years, thousands of students preparing for the SAT and ACT have relied on previous editions of 1100 Words You Need to Know as an ideal way to strengthen their word power. A new feature in this edition is indexes of idioms, which appear throughout the book.
180 Days of Reading for Sixth Grade
Paperback ISBN: 1425809278
21st Century Synonym and Antonym Finder
Paperback ISBN: 0440213231
A guide to more than twenty thousand synonyms and antonyms, in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format, uses modern preferred usages and spellings, avoids outmoded, useless entries, and includes such added features as headword definitions. Original.
499 Words Every College Student Should Know
A Professor's Handbook on Words Essential to Great Writing & Better Grades
Paperback ISBN: 1510723870
Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be takenby everyone. On any given day, you might read abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or demagogue” or fiduciary” used on CNN. You might hear ensorcelled” and torpor” in a TV drama; you’ll hear a political candidate described as truculent.” You may hear pedantic” used in a movie. How many of these words are part of most college students’ arsenal of words”? Hopefully all of them, but if not, 499 Words Every College Student Should Know will provide them with what they need to become more articulate in their speaking and writing. It will also enhance their comprehension in their reading, ultimately culminating in what every student aspires to: earning better grades! 499 Words Every College Student Should Know teaches truly important vocabulary words and focuses on Professor Spignesi’s classroom-tested Trinity of Vocabulary Use. For each word, the vocabulary-enriched and educated student will be able to: - Understand the word in their reading - Use the word in their speaking - Make good use of the word in their writing Using easy-to-understand, informative, and often humorous explanations of every word, 499 Words Every College Student Should Know also explores how to use the words in sentences, and in proper context. The majority of these words were individually chosen because they are fairly commonplace in media, books, online, and elsewhere, and students need to be able to understand them. Knowing them in fact, using the words and making them part of their everyday language will make any college student or those soon-to-be, more credible.
500 Basic Korean Verbs
Korean Paperback ISBN: 0804846057
This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs Korean grammar is notoriously difficult for foreigners to master but is essential for those wishing to learn Korean. Easy-to-use500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners. Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation, and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to the Korean language and verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (Romanized, Hangeul, and English). 500 Basic Korean Verbs Includes: - Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood. - "Model verb" system quickly identifies each verb's pattern. - Sample sentences demonstrating the verb's correct usage. - Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences. - Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers. - Two-color design makes quick reference easy.
500 Words You Should Know
Hardcover ISBN: 1782432949
Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in intellectual badinage or been discombobulated by tricky diction? Arranged thematically, each word is dissected, with a brief explanation of etymology, historical and modern usage, allowing you to fully understand and use the word in its proper context.