A Barron's best-seller for more than five decades!
This brand-new edition of 1100 Words You Need to Know has been expanded and updated, and includes:
• Word lists and definitions
• Analogy exercises
• Words-in-context exercises
• Idiom indexes
• An updated Pronunciation Guide
All new words for students to learn are placed in the context of sentences that have been selected from well-known novels, plays, poems, newspaper editorials, and TV broadcasts. For optimal ease and enjoyment in learning, the authors recommend 15-minute sessions with this book.
Over the years, thousands of students preparing for the SAT and ACT have relied on previous editions of 1100 Words You Need to Know as an ideal way to strengthen their word power. A new feature in this edition is indexes of idioms, which appear throughout the book.