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    DescriptionFirst time in book form! A successful program for teaching 3,500 vocabulary words that successful people need to know, based on America's #1 bestselling audio vocabulary series. ""People judge you by the words you use."" Millions of Americans know this phrase from radio and print advertising for the Verbal Advantage audio series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Now this bestselling information is available for the first time in book form, in an easy-to-follow, graduated vocabulary building program that teaches an outstanding vocabulary in just ten steps. Unlike other vocabulary books, Verbal Advantage provides a complete learning experience, with clear explanations of meanings, word histories, usages, pronunciation, and more. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, the book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, teaching a vocabulary shared by only the top percentage of Americans, with a proven method that helps the knowledge last. A 10-step vocabulary program teaches 500 key words and 3,000 synonyms. Lively, accessible writing from an expert author and radio personality.


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    Title
    Verbal Advantage
    Subtitle
    10 Easy Steps to a Powerful Vocabulary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Harrington Elster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 459
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 554 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375709326
    ISBN 10: 0375709320
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.4
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    DC22: 428.1
    DC21: 428.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CJBG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BIC subject category V2: CJBT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 28600
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEREF
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    BIC subject category V2: CJC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A21795000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN001000, LAN021000
    LC classification: PE1449 .E454 2000
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    26 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Charles Elster is the author of several books on language, and is the writer and host of the weekly public radio program "A Word to the Wise." His commercials have been featured on NPR's "Morning Edition."
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    First time in book form! A successful program for teaching 3,500 vocabulary words that successful people need to know, based on America's #1 bestselling audio vocabulary series. ""People judge you by the words you use." Millions of Americans know this phrase from radio and print advertising for the Verbal Advantage audio series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Now this bestselling information is available for the first time in book form, in an easy-to-follow, graduated vocabulary building program that teaches an outstanding vocabulary in just ten steps. Unlike other vocabulary books, Verbal Advantage provides a complete learning experience, with clear explanations of meanings, word histories, usages, pronunciation, and more. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, the book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, teaching a vocabulary shared by only the top percentage of Americans, with a proven method that helps the knowledge last. A 10-step vocabulary program teaches 500 key words and 3,000 synonyms. Lively, accessible writing from an expert author and radio personality.