SAT Vocabulary Express: Word Puzzles Designed to Decode the New SAT

Paperback | October 14, 2004

byJacqueline Byrne, Michael Ashley

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A fun way to build vocabulary and boost SAT scores

Word puzzles are a proven tool for building vocabulary. They nudge the puzzler gently toward shades of meaning, synonym recognition, contextual interpretation, and making educated guesses--all the mental tricks needed to do well on the SAT verbal section. In SAT Vocabulary Express, a top test-prep coach teams up with a leading crossword puzzle author to offer students a fun, effective alternative to standard vocabulary builders.

A unique learning tool for breaking the code in the SAT verbal section, this book features:

  • Dozens of crosswords, anagrams, acrostics, cryptograms, and other fun, skill-building puzzles
  • Brainteasers that stimulate vocabulary mastery
  • Tips and techniques for using the puzzles to pump up vocabularies to unprecedented levels--painlessly!

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A fun way to build vocabulary and boost SAT scoresWord puzzles are a proven tool for building vocabulary. They nudge the puzzler gently toward shades of meaning, synonym recognition, contextual interpretation, and making educated guesses--all the mental tricks needed to do well on the SAT verbal section. In SAT Vocabulary Express, a to...

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Solve puzzles, play games--and improve your SAT score! Memorizing words isn't a very effective way to ace your SATs--and let's be honest, it's not a lot of fun! To score well, you have to play with words--take words apart, understand their connotations, and spot the word games the test is playing with you. Now, with SAT Vocabulary E...

Jacqueline Byrne is a founding partner of Ivy Educational Associates, a test prep and college application consulting firm. She provides private tutoring for the verbal SAT, the SAT II Writing exam and the AP and SAT II Literature exams. Michael Ashley's crossword puzzles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.57 inPublished:October 14, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071443266

ISBN - 13:9780071443265

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