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Unformatted text preview: ques for learning new words. Section 2: Use Different Parts of Speech to Increase Word Power. These lessons help you build an inventory of useful nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs to make your writing and speaking more powerful. Section 3: Build Word Power in All Subject Areas. Think of a part of your life that interests you, and ﬁnd ways to increase your word power on the subject. Section 4: Build Word Power in Special Ways. The final section of the book covers ways to use slang, foreign phrases, and confusing and extra fancy words to beef up your vocabulary and become an extremely powerful wordsmith. introduction 3 The book uses carefully designed features to make learning quick and easy: • Truly useful, versatile words that you’ll ﬁnd yourself using right away. No lists of longest/hardest/rarest words are included. The words here give you real word power, not silly tricks. • Basic, simple deﬁnitions of new words. No long, complicated historical references, just the meaning you need to use a word correctly. • Samples of new words in useful, believable sentences. Sample sentences are like thos...
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- Fall '13