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1500 Words in 15 Minutes a Day: A Year-Long Plan to Learn 28 Words a Week

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Improve your vocabulary in your spare time-and enhance your opportunities for a lifetime

Whether you're studying for school, preparing a business presentation, or mingling at a cocktail party, your mastery of words is essential to your overall success. 1,500 Words in 15 Minutes a Day is the ultimate crash course in vocabulary building-a comprehensive day-by-day, week-by-week program that makes it easy to learn new words in the fastest time possible. The book's simple lesson plans are organized by related topics, highlighting common words used in business, politics, religion, and the arts. Each chapter includes clear definitions, pronunciations, and examples of usage, as well as self-quizzes and fascinating facts for a total learning experience.

This exciting year-long program will help you to:

  • SPEAK AND WRITE with total confidence
  • MASTER KEY WORDS AND TERMS that every professional should know
  • PREPARE YOURSELF for college or enhance your career
  • INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE on a wide range of subjects
  • MEASURE YOUR PROGRESS with fill-in quizzes and a final review
  • BUILD AN IMPRESSIVE VOCABULARY

...in just fifteen minutes a day.

Synopsis:

Having a limited vocabulary is frustrating at the least, and a career breaker at worst. But in as little as four words a day, "1,500 Words in 15 Minutes a Day "helps dramatically improve readers' vocabulary, promoting success in every facet of their lives, from acing the SATs to delivering effective presentations in the workplace. Features include: Examples of vocabulary in use Pronunciation key Targeted exercises for every chapter Final review test Comprehensive exercises And much more

About the Author

Ceil Cleveland is a professor of English at New York University. She has also been vice president of university affairs at SUNY Stony Brook and Queens College of CUNY.

Table of Contents

PART I
Introduction
Essential Words for the Literate Person
WEEK 1: Words for Discussing Art
WEEK 2: Words for Discussing Architecture
WEEK 3: Words for Discussing Music
WEEK 4: Words for Discussing Philosophy
WEEK 5: Words for Discussing Psychology
WEEK 6: Words for Discussing Drama
WEEK 7: Words for Discussing Literature
WEEK 8: Words for Discussing Poetry
WEEK 9: Words for Discussing Classical Mythology
WEEK 10: Words for Discussing the Bible A World of Words
WEEK 11: Cool Words
WEEK 12: Hot Words
WEEK 13: Not Words
WEEK 14: Weird Words
WEEK 15: Surprising Words
WEEK 16: Trick Words
WEEK 17: Slick Words
WEEK 18: phobia Words
WEEK 19: Empty Words
WEEK 20: Words for Words
WEEK 21: Foreign Words
WEEK 22: Words That Fall Trippingly on the Tongue
WEEK 23: Moving Words
WEEK 24: Emotionol Words
WEEK 25: Tough Words
WEEK 26: fighting Words
WEEK 27: loving Words
WEEK 28: Cross Words
WEEK 29: Deceptive Words
WEEK 30: Noisy Words
WEEK 31: Quiet Words
WEEK 32: Heolthy Words
WEEK 33: Sick Words
WEEK 34: Edible Words
WEEK 35: Amusing Words
WEEK 36: Growing Words
WEEK 37: Short Words
WEEK 38: long Words
WEEK 39: Euphemistic Words
WEEK 40: Golden Word
WEEK 41: legal Words
WEEK 42: Dirty Words
WEEK 43: Clean Words
WEEK 44: News Words
WEEK 45: Show-Off Words
WEEK 46: family Words
WEEK 47: Sensitive Words
WEEK 48: Impressive Words
WEEK 49: Wise Words
WEEK 50: Intemperate Words
WEEK 51: Abused Words
WEEK 52: Words on Words
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071443258
Author:
Cleveland, Ceil
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Word Lists
Subject:
General Study Aids
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
10.92x8.38x.94 in. 2.20 lbs.

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