Word Smart II: How to Build a More Educated Vocabulary

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The Princeton Review, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 361 pages
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Some interesting word facts:

• The word "noisome" had nothing whatsoever to do with noise.
• "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings.
• An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while and "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious.

Word Smart II exposes hundreds of examples like these, so readers will never be surprised by vocabulary again. More than 70,000 people have improved their vocabularies with the original Word Smart, but an educated and powerful vocabulary doesn't stop growing with one book. All of the 848 entries in Word Smart II belong in an impressive vocabulary. Learning and using these words effectively can help readers to get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work.

Includes:

• A special emphasis on correct pronunciation
• New exercises to help readers learn and remember words
• Two extra chapters that focus on the words most frequently found on the SAT and other standardized tests.
  

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Review: Word Smart II, 2nd Edition (Smart Guides)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

While not a good book to stand alone for learning vocabulary, it works well as a supplement to another vocabulary program. As we learned new words in another vocabulary book, we looked them up in Word ... Read full review

Review: Word Smart II, 2nd Edition (Smart Guides)

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

This book is more of vocabulary set, some I knew and some I lost. I have the audio, and it's worthless in my opinion because the book and the discs aren't in sync. Read full review

Contents

WarmUp Tests
9
The Words
15
Vocabulary for the SAT Continued from Word Smart I
277
Vocabulary for the GRE Continued from Word Smart I
287
Word Roots You Should Know
295
Our Final Exam
319
The Answers
345
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Adam Robinson graduated from Wharton before earning a law degree at Oxford University in England. Robinson, a rated chess master, devised and perfected the Joe Bloggs approach to beating standardized tests in 1980, as well as numerous other core Princeton Review techniques. A freelance author of many books, Robinson has collaborated with the Princeton Review to develop a number if its courses.

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