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Eventually Funk "did two or three chapters," Lewis said. I realized I was being had, but I thought it was a way to get started. It is considered one of the most widely used and popular how-to books of its kind.
First published in , the latest edition was published in The book was one of sixty-three that Lewis had written or edited. Lewis told The Times in that the revised Roget's sold "like mad.
Despite his publishing success, Lewis often said that "writing is my job, but teaching is my recreation. From to , he taught English—including grammar, etymology and vocabulary—at Rio Hondo College, a two-year community college in Whittier, California.
For more than a decade, he was also the chairman of Rio Hondo's communications department. It will help you to learn more quickly, develop social contacts, and increase your earning power. Each chapter ends with review. Each section ends with a progressive check. Numerous tests will help you increase and retain the knowledge you acquired.
Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary; it teaches ideas and a method of broadening knowledge as an integral part of the vocabulary building process. How to use this book for maximum benefit. Getting off to a good start: How to test your present vocabulary How to start building your vocabulary How to talk about personality types How to talk about doctors How to talk about various practitioners How to talk about science and scientists How to talk about liars and lying How to check your progress: Comprehensive test I -- Gaining increased momentum: How to talk about actions -- How to talk about various speech habits -- How to insult your enemies -- How to flatter your friends -- How to check your progress: Comprehensive test II -- Finishing with a feeling of complete success: Comprehensive test III -- How to check your standing as an amateur etymologist -- How to keep building your vocabulary -- Brief intermissions: Test your grammar -- Random notes on modern usage -- How grammar changes -- How to avoid being a purist -- How to speak naturally -- Do you always use the proper word?
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Grab a copy soon if you want to improv This is a great book for building vocabulary. Grab a copy soon if you want to improve your spoken as well as written English. Feb 18, Maan rated it it was amazing.
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Jul 12, Teanasce rated it it was amazing. It tells the origin and relation of words like 'Bibliophile' , Its made from Latin word biblio for books and Latin verb philein , to write.
It guides about a society of words "like words to insult one's enemy' or 'word's to talk about people' or 'words to talk about doctors' etc.
One can become a amateur etymologist too which would a great in figuring out meaning of words with whom one ain't familiar with. An excellent book for english language beginners. I can't even think of any other book for vocabulary. Feb 21, Jashan rated it it was amazing.
A nice way of expanding the vocabulary, with friendly tone and activities that actually help. Jan 10, Mahantesh Goudar rated it it was amazing. It's a treasure of knowledge about English vocabulary and improved my vocabulary exponentially. Aug 31, Sachin rated it it was amazing. Very good. Sep 22, Edward Banner rated it it was amazing. Very few books have had a demonstrable effect on my daily activities but this book has done just that.
I read this when studying for the GRE. In life, it is often the case that the things we seek to comprehend are complex in nature. However if we examine their structure we can often see the concept is not an atomic entity, but rather made up of parts.
Often these parts are simpler to understand than the whole and can be combined and reused.
This book taught me that words can viewed and understood Very few books have had a demonstrable effect on my daily activities but this book has done just that. This book taught me that words can viewed and understood in such a paradigm where words play the role of the whole and prefixes, suffixes, and intermediate parts play the role of the pieces.
In comparison to other books on etymology, only this book and the Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder were able to keep my attention long enough to make it all the way through. I am certainly better off for reading this book and would recommend it to anyone looking to expand their vocabulary and have fun while doing it. After reading this book I very much regret that I did not take Latin in high school when I had the chance!
Anyone preparing for GRE. The book deals with a very mundane topic: Making such a book engaging is very difficult task for any author. I think Norman Lewis did Justice to the subject.
This is one of those books everyone starts but no one finishes. Its got a lot to do with the subject under consideration as well. Unless you have a compelling reason to finish this, its going to be difficult.
Even though the book is really thick and intimidating at first, there are tons of exercises The book deals with a very mundane topic: Even though the book is really thick and intimidating at first, there are tons of exercises as well as a large dictionary in the end as an appendix, which makes the book seem a lot longer than it actually is. Let that not worry you. The approach taken in the book is highly effective. A bunch of related words are grouped into a short chapter.
The 2 chapters that follow analyzes the etymology of the words in depth, introducing a lot of new similar words in the process.
Frequent repetitive exercises help you remember the words. Garage sale find. A pragmatic approach to building vocabulary, organized according to common topics of conversation albeit dated at when originally published. Includes a how-to for assessing your present vocabulary at the onset.
Almost entertaining how to topics include how to talk about personality types, doctors, liars and lying, speech habits, enemies, how to flatter friends, how to talk about complex ideas, attitudes , etc.
Helpful for pronunciation, with compari A pragmatic approach to building vocabulary, organized according to common topics of conversation albeit dated at when originally published. Sep 23, Amit Shetty rated it it was amazing. Highly recommended to those who wish to improve their vocabulary, discover new words and to those who wish to realize the fact that they have been speaking Greek and Latin their entire lives without even noticing it.
DO NOT be intimidated by the number of pages. It is really intuitive and will keep you occupied for hours. May 15, Vijay Kumar rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Recommended to Vijay by: Just got from footpath seller in Mumbai, India.
The very best book to develop and improve our vocabulary. This book systematically teaches us about word roots, its origin, derivations, etc. A must-have reference book for students, professionals, literary personnel, etc. Aug 16, Ashish rated it it was amazing.
Great book that completely solves the purpose of improving English vocabulary. This book also provides great insights into the English language like word roots, some special exceptions and lots of other interesting things. I would recommend that if you are interested in vocabulary building then please own a copy of this one. Jan 26, Hriday rated it it was amazing Shelves: The best in the vocab building genre. The foundation course for all future vocab books.
The approach to etymology and the emphasis on its significance is superb. Not for the reader who wants to learn a quick word or 2.
I should like to quote the first 2 lines of the book: This book is not for reading!!! Aug 04, Saumay Agrawal rated it it was amazing. This is an awesome book by Norma Lewis. And the fun fact is that you can find it the house of every avid reader.
Ironically, very few enough have been able to reap the rewards of this awesome book. I just have one opinion about this book. If you are patient enough, this book will literally make a beast out of your vocabulary. Sep 10, Elle rated it it was amazing.
This was a great vocabulary book, one of my favorites so far. The roots to the words really helped me learn them. I really liked it when the word had a story or history behind it.