Wordplay: 550+ Words You Need to Know

Wordplay: 550+ Words You Need to Know


By (author) Murray Bromberg, By (author) Melvin Gordon

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  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: CD-Audio | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 160mm x 18mm | 141g
  • Publication date: 25 February 2005
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0764177508
  • ISBN 13: 9780764177507
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 759,307

Product description

This popular vocabulary-building program, previously available in audiocassette tape format, is now being issued on compact discs. Based on Murray Bromberg and Melvin Gordon's bestselling classroom book, "1100 Words You Need to Know," this program presents seven humorous dramatizations designed to build students' word power while preparing them for the SAT, ACT, and ESL tests. Dramatized stories include those of a hapless football team, a private eye, a chef with an accident-prone cooking show, and others. All stories keep their listeners amused while they introduce words and word meanings in the context of informal conversations. A 32-page booklet lists the words-to-learn from each dramatization and provides brief definitions for them all.

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back cover WordPlay 550+ Words You Need to Know Second Edition FIVE AUDIO COMPACT DISCS with Vocabulary Booklet SEVEN COMEDY DRAMATIZATIONS TO BUILD YOUR WORD POWER 1. The Rambling Panthers A high school football team doesn't have much talent but the players all have high SAT scores 2. Slap Monahan, Private Investigator A tough private eye gets help from a talking computer 3. The Furious Cook The world's most patient chef loses his cool every time something goes wrong during his cooking show 4. High School University A soap opera flourishes as four romantically involved teens muddle through their misunderstandings 5. Big Mike News making interviews from the most unlikely places--inside a basketball, behind a refrigerator, under a toupee, and other peculiar locations 6. The Meter is Running A college professor's amusing encounter with a cab driver whose English skills are limited 7. City of Gold Distinguished scholars search across three continents for a fabulous treasure