Essential Words for the GRE

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Barron's Educational Series, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 396 pages
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An extensive working vocabulary is a prerequisite for test-taking success on the GRE Graduate Record Exam. This revised and updated test preparation guide presents 800 college-graduate-level words with definitions that frequently appear on the exam, while also familiarizing test takers with how the words are generally used in various contexts. Additional features include a pretest that serves as a diagnostic, a lengthy word list with extensive sentence-completion exercises, and a chapter that discusses and analyzes essential word roots. The book concludes with a detailed posttest. Answers are provided for all exercises and for all questions in the posttest.
 

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A must-have book for anyone taking the test, especially for the non-native. This book can be treated as a standard source of vocabulary for the GRE exam.

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Contents

ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL GRE WORDS
8
COMMON SUFFIXES
275
POSTTEST
364
ANSWER
375
INDEX
394
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About the author (2010)

Philip Geer lives in Singapore where he directs Mentaurs, an educational consultancy that prepares students for the SAT, GRE, and other standardized tests. From 1978 until 2001 he taught English for the Singapore Ministry of Education at the junior college level.

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