Instant Word Power : The Unique, Proven Program for Increasing Your Vocabulary--Your Vital Key to Social, Academic, and Career Success
Date: July 1, 1982
Language Arts & Disciplines / Spelling & Vocabulary
Reference / Word Lists
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Etymology
Ages 18 And Up, Grades 13 And Up
Dimensions (cm): 2.8 x 12.5 x 16.4
Weight (kg): 0.21
Scientific surveys have shown that academic, social, and professional advancement are linked to the scope and effectiveness of your vocabulary. Now, vocabulary-building expert Norman Lewis opens a wonderful new world to you—the world of word power. Here is a proven and entertaining program packed with exercises, quizzes, hints, and reviews that will help you strengthen your vocabulary and your spelling, pronunciation, and grammar skills. And every lesson you complete will boost you one step further in your climb to success.
With the aid of easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction, you will learn Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes that unlock the meanings of thousands of words; master spelling, pronunciation, and grammar skills; convey your ideas more clearly and convincingly; become a confident speaker, comfortable in both social and business situations; and never be embarrassed by using a word incorrectly. All it takes is a little practice, a little patience, and Instant Word Power.
About the Author
Norman Lewis was born in 1912 in Brooklyn, New York, and died in 2006 in Whittier, California. He was an author, grammarian, lexicographer, and etymologist, and a leading authority on English-language skills. In addition to Word Power Made Easy, his many bestselling books include 30 Days to Better English, 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary, and several revised editions of Roget's Thesaurus.