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Unformatted text preview: VOCABULARY & SPELLING SUCCESS VOCABULARY & SPELLING SUCCESS IN 20 MINUTES A DAY N E W Y O R K 4th Edition ® Copyright © 2006 LearningExpress, LLC. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by LearningExpress, LLC, New York. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Vocabulary & spelling success : in 20 minutes a day.—4th ed. p. cm.—(LearningExpress skill builders) ISBN 1-57685-545-7 1. Vocabulary—Problems, exercises, etc. 2. English language—Orthography and spelling—Problems, exercises, etc. I. Title: Vocabulary and spelling success. II. LearningExpress (Organization) II. Title. III. Series: Skill builders series (New York, N.Y.) PE1449.V58 2006 428.1—dc22 2006040829 Printed in the United States of America 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Fourth Edition ISBN 1-57685-545-7 For more information or to place an order, contact LearningExpress at: 55 Broadway 8th Floor New York, NY 10006 Or visit us at: www.learnatest.com INTRODUCTION vii CHAPTER 1 Pretest 1 CHAPTER 2 Vocabulary Terms and Language Origins 11 CHAPTER 3 Spelling Rules 15 CHAPTER 4 Vocabulary List 1—Prefixes 31 CHAPTER 5 Vocabulary List 2—Suffixes 45 CHAPTER 6 Vocabulary List 3—Learning Roots 59 CHAPTER 7 Vocabulary List 4—More Roots 73 CHAPTER 8 Vocabulary List 5—Foreign Language Terms Used in English 87 CHAPTER 9 Vocabulary List 6—Business Terms 101 CHAPTER 10 Vocabulary List 7—Technology Terms 115 CHAPTER 11 Vocabulary List 8—Legal Terms 129 CHAPTER 12 Vocabulary List 9—Terms Relating to Language and Literature 143 CHAPTER 13 Vocabulary List 10—Short Words That Mean a Lot 157 CHAPTER 14 Vocabulary List 11—Adjectives 171 CHAPTER 15 Vocabulary List 12—Acronyms 185 Contents v CHAPTER 16 Vocabulary List 13—Commonly Tested Words 197 CHAPTER 17 Vocabulary List 14—More Commonly Tested Words 211 CHAPTER 18 Vocabulary List 15—Philosophical Terms 225 CHAPTER 19 Posttest 239 APPENDIX A Studying for Success 249 APPENDIX B Additional Resources 259 – CONTENTS – vi T he words we use to communicate every day are important in every aspect of our lives. From relax-ing, to working, to studying, to taking tests, we use words to share with others how we feel, what we think, and why we think that way. Without words, it is difficult to express our ideas to the rest of the world. The more words we know—the larger our vocabulary—the more clearly we can communicate with oth-ers. Our vocabularies reveal our knowledge to the world; therefore, a person with a large vocabulary has the advan-tage of self-expression. This book will help you learn the words you need to know to successfully express yourself in school, work, and your personal life. The words in this book have been carefully chosen to help you learn what you need to know to pass any test—from standardized tests, to civil service tests, to college entrance exams, and to professional job interviews—and continue to build your vocabulary, even after you have finished using this book. interviews—and continue to build your vocabulary, even after you have finished using this book....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course FOSEE CVL1040 taught by Professor None during the Spring '09 term at Multimedia University, Cyberjaya.

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