Word Power Made Easy

The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary

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Author: Norman Lewis

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0307817490

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

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The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary. It teaches ideas and a method of broadening your knowledge as an integral part of the vocabulary building process. Do you always use the right word? Can you pronounce it—and spell it—correctly? Do you know how to avoid illiterate expressions? Do you speak grammatically, without embarrassing mistakes? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you need Word Power Made Easy. Written in a lively, accessible, and timeless style, and loaded with helpful reviews, progress checks, and quizzes to reinforce the material, this classic resource has helped millions learn to speak and write with confidence.

Teaching Writing in Middle School

Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

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Author: Beth Means,Lindy Lindner

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563085628

Category: Education

Page: 209

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Introduce middle school students to the joy of writing with this treasury of inspiring ideas, practical lessons, examples, games, and resources. Step-by-step guidelines and helpful tips for educators are combined with numerous writing and prewriting activities for students - from "braindancing" and "zoom lens" to "downhilling." The result is a complete teaching package that offers a variety of approaches to motivate middle school students.

A Brilliant Mind

Proven Ways to Increase Your Brainpower

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Author: Frank M.D. Minirth

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9781441201805

Category: Self-Help

Page: 192

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Most people use less than 5 percent of their overall brain potential. A Brilliant Mind helps readers tap into the other 95 percent through the mental exercise of vocabulary building and memorization. With the exercises in this book, readers can improve test scores, increase IQ, memorize more information, communicate more effectively, and excel in work and interactions with other people. Developed from Dr. Minirth's vast experience as a psychiatrist, A Brilliant Mind contains dozens of word lists to memorize, a process that will not only increase vocabulary but also change and grow the brain itself. The book also reveals eight time-proven memory techniques, encourages Scripture memorization, and offers insights into language that will open new doors for any reader. A Brilliant Mind will be especially helpful to baby boomers looking for mental exercises to sharpen their minds and improve their memories.

Vocab-Backup Strategy

5 sequential self-learning steps to boost your vocabulary knowledge

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Author: Adel Alharbi

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 374383474X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 57

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• Do you want to boost your vocabulary knowledge, read and comprehend new texts, and be a good conversationalist? • Do you feel that your writing style stays the same every time you put your pen to paper? • Do you like to improve your learning habits and enhance your memory and attention? • Do you struggle understanding course content in college, or are you a teacher who wants to help your students build their academic vocabulary? • Do you like to improve and increase your WORD LISTS faster? If any of the above applies to you, I encourage you to read this book. It identifies and offers help for most issues that arise when you encounter new words which might hinder your understanding of a new text or involvement in conversation. These moments of disconnection come from not knowing words. Thinking strategically and improving your autonomous self-learning skills are the basic aims of this book; they will help you to retain new vocabulary into your longer-term memory and develop your language. For over 10 years, I have been a language learner, teacher and researcher. I have carefully researched and gained so much knowledge from these topics (vocabulary acquisition; vocabulary learning strategy). Now, I am ready to put this book in your hands for you to use as a reference. My greatest motivation to write this book was my students. They struggled hard to keep up with academic work and to write excellent college papers. Now, I want to share what I know to help people like them This book contains the self-learning strategy that each learner has but may not know how to use. TheVocab-backup Strategy has been analytically collected, designed, researched, and finally published to enrich your learning habits with the most important skills you need to build up your vocabulary size. With its sequential processes and procedures, you can develop an excellent knowledge of new vocabulary, beginning with Step 1 - Look for synonyms first - up to Step 5 - Remembering Strategy for Writing. In this book, the 5 strategy to learn vocabulary is very beneficial for English as a Second Language learners to boost their vocabulary knowledge. It will help them increase and build extra VOCABULARY size for their English Language learning.

Clear and Lively Writing

Creative Ideas and Activities, Grades 6-10

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Author: Beth Means,Lindy Lindner

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 164

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