Picture These SAT Words!

Picture These SAT Words!

Paperback Picture These Sat Words!

By (author) Philip Geer, By (author) Susan Geer, Illustrated by Bob Bourdeaux

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  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • Format: Paperback | 356 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 20mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Hauppauge, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0764139983
  • ISBN 13: 9780764139987
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 967,192

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The expanded new edition of this SAT test preparation aid employs humor to help students strengthen their vocabulary. It uses cartoons to focus on word meanings and their usage. 300 cartoon illustrations familiarize students with words they are almost certain to encounter when they take the SAT. Each cartoon's visual pun serves as a memory aid that relates to the target word's meaning. Every word-related cartoon includes both a definition and three sample sentences to demonstrate how the word is used in standard contexts. To reinforce memory retention, a set of SAT-style sentence completion exercises follows every group of 12 cartoons.

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(back cover) 300 cartoons help you focus on words and meanings that you'll encounter when you take the SAT. The cartoons are visual puns. They serve as memory aids that relate to the target word's meaning. Included with each cartoon is the target word's definition followed by three sample sentences that demonstrate its use in standard contexts. A set of SAT-style sentence completion exercises follows every group of 12 cartoons.