Enhance your vocabulary in just 15 minutes a day with 1100 Words You Need to Know. Relied on by students for 50 years!
Over the years, thousands of students preparing for the SAT, ACT, GRE, and other standardized tests have relied on 1100 Words You Need to Know as an ideal way to strengthen their word power. With this brand-new edition, test prep expert Richard Carriero provides a fully updated and invaluable resource for students—or for anyone who wants to boost their vocabulary.
1100 Words You Need to Know features a weekly program with six words to learn each day and one day for review. With just 15 minutes a day, you’ll learn everything you need to improve your reading, writing, and speaking skills.
This fully revised edition includes:
- Word lists with definitions in all new thematic grouping
- Helpful tips on word roots
- Updated words in context exercises, activities, and quizzes throughout
- An updated pronunciation guide
- Continue your practice with 3 online quizzes plus scoring to test your progress
About the Author
About the Author
Rich Carriero is a test prep expert and has been teaching and tutoring for standardized tests and developing verbal content for 20 years. He has a B.S. in English, and he scored in the 99th percentile on the verbal and writing sections of the GRE and in the 99th percentile on the GMAT. He started his career at Kaplan Test Prep, where he was a teacher and a tutor for the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL for 11 years. He also created verbal content for test prep courses for the SAT ACT, and more. Carriero then obtained a TESOL Certificate and taught ESL and TOEFL prep classes in Istanbul, Turkey, working with students to prepare them for American standardized tests. After returning to the U.S.,Carriero taught ACT, GRE, and GMAT prep to students at the University of Colorado. He currently works for Blueprint Test Preparation as an Academic Manager and for Campus Prep, where he teaches the company’s flagship GRE class and SAT, ACT, and GMAT classes.
About the Publisher
In the 1930s, Manuel H. Barron opened a bookstore in Brooklyn, New York.
People from the community asked Mr. Barron about books that might be available to help their children study for the New York State Regents exams. After realizing there wasn't anything available, Mr. Barron created his own study guides.
80 years later, Barron's has helped millions of people prepare for their next step.