Gruber's SAT Word Master, 2E: The Most Effective Way to Learn the Most Important SAT Vocabulary Words

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THE BEST PRACTICE PLUS COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIES FOR HIGHER SCORES ON THE SAT

For more than 30 years, Dr. Gary Gruber has been the leading authority on the SAT and test preparation. Now, the Gruber Method delves deeper into SAT prep, providing in-depth analysis and strategies most useful for improving critical thinking skills and test scores.

THE WORD POWER YOU NEED TO BOOST YOUR SCORE If you could only do one thing to study for the SAT, nothing...

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Overview

THE BEST PRACTICE PLUS COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIES FOR HIGHER SCORES ON THE SAT

For more than 30 years, Dr. Gary Gruber has been the leading authority on the SAT and test preparation. Now, the Gruber Method delves deeper into SAT prep, providing in-depth analysis and strategies most useful for improving critical thinking skills and test scores.

THE WORD POWER YOU NEED TO BOOST YOUR SCORE If you could only do one thing to study for the SAT, nothing would prepare you better than unlocking a powerful vocabulary. Once you've mastered the words you need to know, you'll see the test in a whole new light, with questions becoming easier to tackle and answers leaping off the page. Gruber's SAT Word Master is the best guide you can use-with the proven Gruber Method to give you the best vocabulary skills to ace the test.

THE WORDS YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO SEE ON THE SAT More than 2,300 SAT words-the most of any guide!
Prefixes, roots, and suffixes that decode more than 200,000 words Exclusive expert tips on spotting clues and patterns Using the words you know to unlock the words you don't Practice tests that show you exactly the strategies you need to master

Dr. Gary Gruber is nationally recognized as the leading expert on test-taking methods and critical-thinking skills. His methods have been used by PBS, Sylvan Learning Centers, and schools throughout the country. His books have sold more than 7 million copies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402260728
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 172,231
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Gary Gruber is nationally recognized as the leading expert on the SAT, ACT, test-taking methods, and critical thinking skills. His methods have been used by PBS, Sylvan Learning Centers, and school districts, as part of MyMaxScore's online SAT and ACT prep, and as the central college prep products in the testing area of College Countdown. His books on test taking, test preparation, and critical thinking skills have sold more than seven million copies. Dr. Gruber's strategies have helped provide measurably improved results in test prep for the SAT, ACT, PSAT/NMSQT, and GRE tests, among many other standardized tests across all age ranges.
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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Purpose of This Book viii

What This Book Contains ix

How to Use This Book Most Effectively x

Vocabulary Building That Is Guaranteed to Raise Your SAT Score 1

Knowing Word Meanings Is Essential for a Higher SAT Score 3

Ten Steps to Word Power 4

Diagnostic Vocabulary Test with Answers 7

Developing Your Vocabulary Through Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes That Can Give You the Meaning of Over 200,000 Words 11

The Hot Prefixes and Roots That Denote the Same Meaning or Feeling 33

Prefix-Root-Suffix Test with Answers (Ten Questions) 41

Three Vocabulary Strategies 47

Practice Using the Fifty Gruber Prefixes and Roots 63

The Most Frequent Positive-Negative SAT Words-Words That Have die Same Meaning; Practice Questions with Answers 79

The 2300 Vocabulary Word Review List 93

Fifty Vocabulary Practice Tests of One Thousand Words Whose Meanings You Should Know 149

A List of Words Appearing More Than Once on the SAT 265

Words Commonly Confused 269

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