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Unformatted text preview: esson 7) (Lesson 9) (Lesson 9) (Lesson 10) (Lesson 11) (Lesson 11) (Lesson 11) (Lesson 13) (Lesson 13) (Lesson 14) (Lesson 14) (Lesson 14) (Lesson 16) (Lesson 16) (Lesson 19) (Lesson 19) (Lesson 23) (Lesson 23) (Lesson 23) (Lesson 24) (Lesson 24) (Lesson 26) (Lesson 26) (Lesson 26) S E C T I O N 1 tools for building word power MEMORIZING LISTS OF new words is boring and definitely no fun. And actually, memorizing is not an efficient way to increase your word inventory—the memorized words are quickly forgotten. In the first nine lessons of this book, you’ll review (or learn for the first time) how to use some language basics, such as knowledge of word roots, common prefixes and suffixes (word beginnings and endings), and additional tricks and techniques, to help you learn new words and remember them. L E S S O N 1 why work on your vocabulary? Words are a lens to focus one’s mind. —AYN RAND (1905–1982) AMERICAN NOVELIST AND PHILOSOPHER This lesson reviews five important reasons to improve your vocabulary, and gives you some short diagnostic test questions to help you evalua...
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