Building an Effective Vocabulary
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated, 1979 - Vocabulary - 250 pages
Discusses the development of the English language, use of the dictionary, methods of word study, and instruction in pronunciation and word-building and presents lists of terms, pieces of literature, exercises, and tests to aid the student in building and using a large store of words.
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The Power and Glory of Words
Ways of Mastering Words
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