Word Workout by Paul Doiron audiobook

Word Workout: Building a Muscular Vocabulary in 10 Easy Steps

By Charles Harrington Elster  and Paul Doiron
Read by Charles Harrington Elster  and John Bedford Lloyd

Macmillan Audio 9780312612993
20.53 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781427258281

Word Workout is a practical audiobook for building vocabulary - a graduated program featuring thousands of words that begins with those known by most college graduates and ascends to words known only by the most educated, intelligent, and well-read adults. This workout is a comprehensive program, chock-full of information about synonyms, antonyms, and word origins, and replete with advice on proper usage and pronunciation. There are also creative review quizzes at each step of the way to measure your progress and reinforce learning. Unlike other vocabulary books, Word Workout provides a complete learning experience with clear explanations and surefire methods to retain new knowledge. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, this book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, featuring words used by the top tier of literate Americans, laid out in 10 accessible chapters designed for anyone who is looking for some serious verbal exercise. From "avowal" to "proselytize", from "demagogue" to "mendicant", Charles Harrington Elster has carefully picked the words you need to know, and given you an easy, fast, and fail-safe way to learn and remember them.

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Word Workout is a practical audiobook for building vocabulary - a graduated program featuring thousands of words that begins with those known by most college graduates and ascends to words known only by the most educated, intelligent, and well-read adults. This workout is a comprehensive program, chock-full of information about synonyms, antonyms, and word origins, and replete with advice on proper usage and pronunciation. There are also creative review quizzes at each step of the way to measure your progress and reinforce learning. Unlike other vocabulary books, Word Workout provides a complete learning experience with clear explanations and surefire methods to retain new knowledge. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, this book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, featuring words used by the top tier of literate Americans, laid out in 10 accessible chapters designed for anyone who is looking for some serious verbal exercise. From "avowal" to "proselytize", from "demagogue" to "mendicant", Charles Harrington Elster has carefully picked the words you need to know, and given you an easy, fast, and fail-safe way to learn and remember them.

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Editorial Reviews

“Engaging narrative…fun mental flexing for those seeking alternatives to Sudoku and crossword puzzles.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Paul Doiron

Author Bio: Paul Doiron

Paul Doiron, a bestselling author and native of Maine, attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English. The Poacher’s Son, the first book in the Mike Bowditch series, won the Barry Award and the Strand Award for best first novel and was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity Awards in the same category. He is a registered Maine guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife.

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Author Bio: Charles Harrington Elster

Author Bio: Charles Harrington Elster

Charles Harrington Elster is a writer, broadcaster, and logophile—a lover of words. He is the author and narrator of the audio vocabulary-building program Verbal Advantage and the book by the same name. His other books include Tooth and Nail and Test of Time, vocabulary-building novels for high school students preparing to take the college entrance exams; There’s a Word for It, a lighthearted look at unusual—and unusually useful—words; and The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations, among others. Charlie was born in New York City in 1957 and earned his BA cum laude from Yale in 1981. He lives in San Diego with his wife and two daughters.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 20.53
Audience: Adult
Language: English