Summary: The extraordinary success of the TP vocabulary books is no accident. Instructors who have used the books in ever-increasing numbers over the past five years have discovered that these reasonably-priced vocabulary books really work. By raising weak vocabulary levels, the sequence of books helps students improve their reading and writing skills, do far better on standardized reading tests, and meet the demands of college work.
Research studies show that stud ...show moreents learn words best by seeing them repeatedly in different contexts, not through rote memorization. The TP vocabulary books present each word in eight to ten different contexts. Every encounter increases the chance that a word will become part of a student's permanent word bank.
Advanced Word Power teaches 300 advanced level words--ones that occur with high frequency on standardized tests. It is suitable for students who have successfully completed Advancing Vocabulary Skills. It is also an excellent text for college-bound students seeking to prepare for the SAT and similar college-entrance tests.