Instant Vocabulary

  • Filename: instant-vocabulary.
  • ISBN: 1416523820
  • Release Date: 2005-08-15
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Ida Ehrlich
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



LEARNING NEW WORDS IS AS EASY AS ONE, TWO, THREE! • RECOGNIZE the keys to the English language, the basic units from which all words are made • FOLLOW clear examples of how the key explains a word's origin and meaning -- or how it combines with other keys to create new words • BUILD your word power with practical exercises to expand and integrate your knowledge, without memorization Why enroll in an expensive course when everything you need to increase your vocabulary is at your fingertips? With this tested step-by-step method, you can instantly understand and retain thousands of words -- even words you have never seen before. By examining the building blocks of all words, a basic skill you already use every day without realizing it, you can unlock the meaning behind any word. A strong vocabulary is essential for academic and career success, greater self-confidence in speaking and writing, and improved reading comprehension. Master the secrets of increased word power with Instant Vocabulary!

Building Word Power in Japanese

  • Filename: building-word-power-in-japanese.
  • ISBN: 4770027990
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 127
  • Author: Timothy J. Vance
  • Publisher: Kodansha



Presents an easy and quick way for students of Japanese to increase their vocabulary. The text introduces the main prefixes and suffixes, to multiply vocabulary and enhance expressive power. All prefixes are illustrated using sample English sentences, romanized and standard Japanese script. Having grasped the rudiments of Japanese grammar, what the student needs next are more words, phrases and turns of phrase. Prefixes and suffixes, written with a single kanji, which can be attached to ordinary words, are the answer.

Instant French Vocabulary Builder

  • Filename: instant-french-vocabulary-builder.
  • ISBN: 0781809827
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 195
  • Author: Tom Means
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books



Many words in French are nearly the same as their English counterparts, except for the word ending. For example, English words ending in 'ary' (ordinary) usually end in 'aire' in French (ordinaire). This book teaches 23 word-ending patterns between English and French and provides over 4,000 vocabulary words that follow them. Perfect as a classroom supplement or for self-study, it is appropriate for all ages and levels of experience. The companion audio CD teaches pronunciation.

Word Power Made Easy

  • Filename: word-power-made-easy.
  • ISBN: 9780671741907
  • Release Date: 1991-02-15
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Norman Lewis
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



Exercises designed to develop vocabulary skills present words together with their pronunciations, definitions and use in sentences

Instant Spanish Vocabulary Builder

  • Filename: instant-spanish-vocabulary-builder.
  • ISBN: 0781809819
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 209
  • Author: Tom Means
  • Publisher:



Each book comes with a companion CD which includes (American) pronunciation of the most frequently used words and phrases from the text. Perfect as a classroom supplement or self-study tool. Appropriate for all ages and levels of study. Exercises at the end of each chapter. Many words are nearly the same as their English counterparts due to their common Latin origin. The only difference is the word ending. For example, you can translate most English words ending in 'ant' (such as 'arrogant').

Instant Content Area Vocabulary Packets

  • Filename: instant-content-area-vocabulary-packets.
  • ISBN: 0545236940
  • Release Date: 2011-09-01
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Joan Novelli
  • Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources



These ready-to-use packets include fun, meaningful activities that offer the repeated practice kids need to really learn science, social studies, and math vocabulary. Activities help teach and reinforce word meanings, usage, and word-analysis skills related to key topics. A variety of fun formats provide extra support for kids of all learning styles. Helps kids succeed in reading and writing Repeated practice gives kids lots of opportunities to learn key vocabulary Great classroom management tool: flexible and easy to use for independent practice, small groups, learning centers, and homework Great for RTI, ELL, and kids of all learning styles Meets national and state standards

Vocabulary For Dummies

  • Filename: vocabulary-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118053796
  • Release Date: 2011-06-15
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Laurie E. Rozakis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Someone just called you captious. Should you be flattered? Considering your extreme lactose intolerance, is it a good idea to order veau au béchamel from a French menu? Calumny is to slander as obloquy is to a) flattery, b) sermon, or c) invective? You’ve just heard that your new boss is a real martinet, should you be worried or excited about an attractive new addition to your workplace? Your boyfriend says you have no élan, is he telling you you’re all out of yogurt? Starting to wish you’d paid more attention in English class? Don’t worry, it’s never too late to develop a million dollar vocabulary—and Vocabulary For Dummies offers you a fast, fun and easy way to do it. Whether you’re facing standardized tests, or you want to feel more knowledgeable at work or more comfortable in social situations, this book is for you. In no time you’ll: Dramatically expand your vocabulary Speak with style Write with panache Make a better impression a work or school Dine out with confidence Have the right words for formal occasions and ethnic events Get more out of what you read Vocabulary For Dummies doesn’t overwhelm you with endless word lists. Instead, it gives you a complete vocabulary-building program that familiarizes you with words from all areas of life as they’re used in context—from bar mitzvahs to business meetings, PCs to politics—with a host of fun features, including: Word tables organized by common features, such as language of origin, professional or social contexts, similarities, and more Sample conversations incorporate new terms and define related ones Before-and-After examples show how to replace old, general terms with new specific vocabulary Pointers reinforce understanding with examples of correct and incorrect usage Chapters on terms from finance, law, medicine, eating and shopping, history and mythology, various languages, and more Vocabulary For Dummies makes it easier than ever for you to get a handle on difficult words and get ahead at school, at work, and in life.

Instant Brazilian Portuguese Vocabulary Builder

  • Filename: instant-brazilian-portuguese-vocabulary-builder.
  • ISBN: 0781811384
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 213
  • Author: Tom Means
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books



Book & CD. Apart from their endings, many words in Brazilian Portuguese are similar to their English counterparts. This unique book identifies the 24 most common and word-ending patterns between these languages and provides over 4,000 words that follow them. Perfect as a classroom supplement or for self-study, this handy reference is appropriate for all ages and levels of experience.

The Vocabulary Book

  • Filename: the-vocabulary-book.
  • ISBN: 0807746274
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 183
  • Author: Michael F. Graves
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press



This text presents a comprehensive plan for vocabulary instruction from kindergarten through high school— one broad enough to instruct students with small vocabularies, exceptional vocabularies, and every child in between. Written by one of the top experts in the field, this practical book presents a research-based program with plenty of classroom examples and strategies that teachers can use. The comprehensive plan includes four parts: rich and varied language experiences, teaching individual words, teaching word learning strategies, and fostering word consciousness.

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