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VOCABULARY & TRANSLITERATION SUCCESS IN 20 MOMENTS A DAY

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Copyright © 2006 LearningExpress, LLC. Almost all rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conferences. Published in the us by LearningExpress, LLC, Ny. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Vocabulary & spelling success: in 20 minutes a day. —4th ed. g. cm. —(LearningExpress skill builders) ISBN 1-57685-545-7 1 . Vocabulary—Problems, exercises, etc . 2 . English language—Orthography and spelling—Problems, exercises, etc . We. Title: Vocabulary and spelling success. II. LearningExpress (Organization) II. Name. III. Series: Skill builders series (New York, N. Y. ) PE1449. V58 2006 428. 1—dc22 2006040829 Printed in the United States of America 9 almost 8 7 six 5 5 3 a couple of 1 4th Edition ISBN 1-57685-545-7

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Contents

INTRODUCTION PHASE 1 PHASE 2 PHASE 3 PART 4 PART 5 PART 6 PHASE 7 PHASE 8 SECTION 9 PART 10 PART 11 PHASE 12 PHASE 13 PHASE 14 PART 15 Pretest Vocabulary Terms and Terminology Origins Transliteration Rules Terminology List 1—Prefixes Vocabulary List 2—Suffixes Language List 3—Learning Roots Vocabulary List 4—More Roots Language List 5—Foreign Language Conditions Used in English Vocabulary List 6—Business Conditions Vocabulary List 7—Technology Terms Vocabulary List 8—Legal Terms Vocabulary List 9—Terms Relating to Language and Literature Terminology List 10—Short Words That Mean a Lot Terminology List 11—Adjectives Vocabulary List 12—Acronyms sixth is v

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SECTION 16 CHAPTER 17 PHASE 18 PHASE 19 APPENDIX A APPENDIX B

Language List 13—Commonly Tested Words Vocabulary List 14—More Commonly Tested Words Vocabulary List 15—Philosophical Terms Posttest Studying for Success Added Resources

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Introduction

he words we all use to connect every day are essential in every facet of our lives. From relaxing, to working, to studying, to taking checks, we employ words to see others the way you feel, whatever we think, and why we think that way. Without words, it can be difficult to show our ways to the rest of the world. The greater words we know—the greater our vocabulary—the more evidently we can contact others. Each of our vocabularies reveal our expertise to the community; therefore , a person having a large vocabulary has the advantage of self-expression. This book will help you understand words you need to know to successfully express yourself at school, work, and your personal lifestyle. The words with this book have already been carefully chosen to help you master what you need to know to any test—from standardized testing, to civil service tests, to college entry exams, and professional task interviews—and continue to build your language, even once you have finished making use of this book. In each of the pursuing chapters, you will complete practice exercises that have been created specifically to help you understand words within. You will learn pronunciation, spelling, circumstance, definitions, word parts, denotation and meaning, synonyms, and antonyms. The word lists will be grouped in categories, so that you will be able to affiliate them with like words and remember them more easily. There is also a crossword puzzle at the outset of chapters 14–18 to introduce you to the new words before you begin to work on the practice physical exercises. Then, you can take the Posttest at the end with the book and gauge how much you've really learned about words and phrases and how you could have improved the vocabulary.

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