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by Kaplan,Meg F. Schneider

EMPOWER YOURSELF -- essential skills for the real world


The words you use say a lot about who you are and where you're headed. Whether you want to express yourself clearly to your professors, impress a prospective employer during a job interview, or just brush up on those pesky words you encounter every so often reading the newspaper, Kaplan Word Power is the essential tool to help you expand your daily vocabulary.


* Must-know everyday words that are the essentials of a good vocabulary. * Engaging lessons to help you utilize words in context. * Exercises to test your increasing word power. * Hot words often found on standardized tests like the SAT and GRE. * Tips to help you figure out new words, roots, and more.

Download Kaplan Word Power (Power Series) epub
ISBN: 0684841541
ISBN13: 978-0684841540
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Author: Kaplan,Meg F. Schneider
Language: English
Publisher: Kaplan (July 1, 1997)
Pages: 320 pages
ePUB size: 1506 kb
FB2 size: 1993 kb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 971
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Is that all ! Only Two cd's ? Incredible. I was expecting much more information. I'm very disappointed.
This failed to meet my expectations. It was not easy to retain the "little" information they taught.
Their method was not conducive to learning, retaining and applying what they're trying to teach you.
The section on "root juice" was okay; but again hard to retain. It would help if they spelled the words
they expect you to learn, when they pronounce them; or, if they had a study guide to support what they're teaching.

I would NOT recommend Kaplan Word Power to anyone. Instead, Word Master by Denis Waitley is a much
better value (9 CD's and a method conducive to learning and retaining what's being taught).
Wish I could return this. It's only 1.5 hrs, and half of it is intro, conclusion, and closing credits. The content is very brief and is poorly designed. The vocabulary learning process employed is very weak compared to other systems out there. So far, I like Word Master by Denis Waitley much better.
I have a two hour commute each day and I'm trying to utilize that time in some positive fashion. I'm studying for the GRE and was looking for something I could listen to that would contribute to this goal/project. This was a waste of money, since I knew 98% of the words. Also, a few words I thought were not very well described, and the sentances were contrived. The way they use two words with the same root in a sentance seems to be a sure fire way in my book to help someone confuse the two words' meaning. On the plus side, buying this CD set has now made me see the futility of this method of studying for the GRE, and saved me from investing in a more expensive CD set. If like me, you're studying for the GRE, my advice to you is to set aside time to read scholarly journals or essay collections, dictionary in hand.
The worst vocabulary Cd i've ever bought. It rushes through all the roots, does not repeat anything and goes way too fast to even comprehend what you're hearing.
As an SAT tutor for JBG Tutors (Dover, MA), I have become very familiar with Kaplan's test prep materials. I have found Kaplan's Word Power to be a very useful tool for helping my students learn challenging SAT vocabulary. The short stories in the book, comprised of 15 vocab words each, are entertaining and easy reads. Having a story context to relate the vocab words with helps SAT students associate the definitions with real life scenarios. All in all this is a great book for SAT prep and I highly recommend it.

Stacy Padula, Author of Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person
I would recommend buying this book over "Word Smart II" for building your vocabulary. I'm taking the GRE exam soon and this is the text I'm using to study my vocabulary. It has three sections each slightly more difficult than the last. I would recommend starting in the second section if you already have a fairly good vocabulary. Maybe go back through the first section and pick up any words you may not know.
The definitions were sometimes confusing or just not very good. I had to look them up sometimes. The first section has words that are too easy and the last section has words that are too hard and probably won't show up on the test. It's still OK if your standards aren't too high and it might depend o the test you're studying for. I was studying for the GRE.
Sorely disappointed with the audio CD since there's very little content in it (less than 2hrs). Great collection of nicely assorted words in the printed book with quizzes to reinforce the vocabulary retention. Buy the book!