Awesome Vocabulary

byBecky Burckmyer, Sage Stossel

Paperback | December 16, 2008

Awesome Vocabulary by Becky Burckmyer
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If your skill with words isn't up to scratch, you may find yourself sidelined or ignored at work and elsewhere. You create an impression with what you write, and a weak or incorrect vocabulary is a serious liability. Awesome Vocabulary offers a painless way to build an exceptional vocabulary. Readers will discover comprehensive, useful lists of words and exercises focused on improving word choices. They'll also learn: * Tricks to reveal the meaning of new words * Memory devices to help distinguish between similar words * The difference between using words to impress and using words that make their meanings clear * Examples of writing???correct and incorrect, attractive and unlovely, persuasive and off-putting???that clearly show the right stuff and how to amend the wrong stuff * The secret to "balanced prose": the Rule of Three * Avoiding repetition and redundancy * The proper vocabulary for the proper occasion: business letters, e-mails, and casual conversation
Title:Awesome VocabularyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:1 pages, 8.23 X 5.25 X 0.49 inShipping dimensions:1 pages, 8.23 X 5.25 X 0.49 inPublished:December 16, 2008Publisher:CAREER PRESS/NEW PAGELanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1601630441

ISBN - 13:9781601630445

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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