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SAT Vocabulary For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-2546-9
Paperback
384 pages
March 2003
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Introduction.

Part I: Hardwiring Words into Your Brain.

Chapter 1: Mastering Test Vocabulary.

Chapter 2: Digging Out Meaning: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes.

Part II: Groups and Troops: Essential Vocabulary by Category.

Chapter 3: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Words about Personal Appearance.

Chapter 4: For Richer or for Poorer: Words about Money.

Chapter 5: Look Who’s Talking: Words about Speaking.

Chapter 6: Never Trust Anyone Over Thirty: Words about Age.

Chapter 7: Hip, Hip, Hurray! Words of Praise and Criticism.

Chapter 8: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: Words of Joy and Sorrow.

Chapter 9: When Your IQ Is a Fraction: Words about Intelligence.

Chapter 10: Couch Potatoes Need Love, Too: Words of Energy and Laziness.

Chapter 11: I’m Not Always Right, But I’m Never Wrong: Words about Stubbornness.

Chapter 12: Classy Chat: Impressive Words for Impressive Scores.

Part III: Story Time: Finding Meaning in Context.

Chapter 13: Donna and Larry’s Big Adventure.

Chapter 14: All President and Accounted For.

Chapter 15: Attack of the Killer SAT Book.

Chapter 16: Report Card Jitters.

Chapter 17: The Boy Who Barfed on Me.

Chapter 18: King of the (Tongue) Studs.

Chapter 19: The Girl Who Yelled, “You Stink!”.

Chapter 20: Banned from the Bash.

Chapter 21: Kid Klepto, the Boy Who Robbed Me Blind.

Chapter 22: A Jewel of a House.

Part IV: Putting You to the (Practice) Tests.

Chapter 23: Practice Test #1.

Chapter 24: Practice Test #2.

Chapter 25: Practice Test #3.

Chapter 26: Practice Test #4.

Chapter 27: Genius Test.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Put a Good Vocabulary to Use in the Real World.

Chapter 29: Ten Great Quotes about Words.

Chapter 30: Ten Ways to Master Words When English Is a Foreign Tongue.

Appendix A: Additional Resources.

Appendix B: Glossary.

Index.

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