1100 Words You Need To Know
ISBN: 0812016203
EAN13: 9780812016208
Language: English
Pages: 331
Dimensions: 0.7" H x 11.2" L x 7.9" W
Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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A Barron's best-seller for more than four decades, the brand-new sixth edition of 1100 Words You Need to Know has been expanded and updated with more--

  • Word lists and definitions
  • Analogy exercises
  • Words-in-context exercises
    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 the sixth edition is The Lighter Touch 100, a collection of 100 funny one-liners which use words from the book that you need to know.
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    5
       Freaking awesome vocabulary building book
    Freaking is an awesome vocabulary building book. It is so easy to work with and provides excellent examples. It made one of my college-level classes more easily achievable.
     
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       Too basic for my needs.
    I am not well-read or educated. I am ADHD and dyslexic, so I hate reading and probably only read and write at the 8th grade level. There were very few words in this book that were unfamiliar to me. Worse, the book failed to recognize the meaning of the few words I did not explain. It did not delve into any history of the words, which I find helpful and fascinating. It was a huge disappointment when I opened the book in the middle and the first word I saw was Taboo in the book. I thought the words would be more challenging at the end. The new words in the very last exercise are hyperbole, munificent, prevarication, charisma and genocide. The book is well organized and might be a good tool for someone in the junior high school. It is not suitable for adults or college students.
     
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       I've been teaching from 1100 WORDS You Need to Know for the last seven years and I highly recommend it. The layout is excellent
    As a teacher, I have taught from 1100 WORDS you need to know for the last seven years and I highly recommend it. The layout is excellent with vocabulary used in a variety of contexts.
     
    5
       great vocabulary
    Its design to be easy for you and has only 5 words per day to review with some practices and at the end of each week you will have an overall review of its really great.
     
    5
       It makes me want to be better with my vocabulary than what I am currently
    Reading this book is fun and innovative, to say the least. It makes me think of ways to boost my storytelling and novel writing. It makes me want to do better with my vocabulary than I am currently.
     
    5
       This is a superb book Great on important vocabulary terms Take care and GOD bless
    This is a great book on important vocabulary terms, Take Care and GOD bless! P.S. : Pres. As a veteran, Pres. Ignore this president and keep doing the wonderful job you are doing! I am on your side!
     
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       Extremely disappointed that definitions ARE NOT INCLUDED
    Extremely disappointed that the definitions are not INCLUDED. I then hand over this to my teenager, and he has to use his smartphone to look up the detailed definitions. Why are detailed definitions not included in the name of XXX? Sheesh is a famous name in the Sheesh family.
     
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