VOCABULARY SUCCESS(BARRVS03)

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Barron's Educational Series, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 211 pages
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More than a collection of word lists and meanings, this idea book and work-text gives students background, orientation, and exercises to help them develop and increase their word power on an ongoing basis.
 

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Contents

The Power and Glory of Words
1
Ways of Mastering Words
9
The Dictionary
19
Our Language Past and Present
34
Pronunciation
43
Words Borrowed from Other Languages
56
Words Derived from Names
67
Mark Twains VocabularyBuck Fanshaws Funeral
83
Finding Antonyms
116
More Antonyms
117
Jonathan Swifts VocabularyA Modest Proposal
118
Swifts Words
123
More of Swift
125
To the Swift
127
Swift Continued
128
Swift Concluded
129

Mark Twains Words
88
More of Twain
89
Never the Twain
90
Twain Continued
91
Twain Concluded
92
Vocabulary Test 3 Selecting the Best Definition
93
Vocabulary Test 4 Using Words in lllustrative Sentences
96
Vocabulary Test 5 Using Words in lllustrative Sentences
97
Words from Part to Whole
98
The Meaning of Roots
103
The Meaning and Use of Prefixes
104
Prefixes and Roots
105
Words with Greek Roots
107
Development and Change in the Meaning of Words
108
Synonyms and Antonyms
112
Selecting the Appropriate Synonym
114
Vocabulary Test 6 Finding Synonyms
130
Vocabulary Test 7 Using Words in lllustrative Sentences
133
Vocabulary Test 8 Using Words in lllustrative Sentences
134
Words Commonly Confused and Misused
135
Using the Correct Word
143
Using the Correct Word
144
Finding the Right Word
145
Finding the Right Word
147
Finding the Right Word
148
Discriminating between Words Frequently Confused
149
Discriminating between Words Frequently Confused
150
James Thurbers VocabularyMy Secret World of Idiom
151
James Fenimore Coopers VocabularyOn Language
164
Appendix
177
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About the author (1998)

Bromberg is former principal at Andrew Jackson High School in Queens, New York.

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