Stephen Spignesi's 499 Words Every College Student Should Know: A Professor's PDF

By Stephen Spignesi

Words equivalent credibility. The extra articulate someone is, the extra heavily they are going to be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you could learn “abrogate” utilized in a USA Today article; or “demagogue” or “fiduciary” used on CNN. you may listen “ensorcelled” and “torpor” in a television drama; you’ll listen a politician defined as “truculent.” you'll listen “pedantic” utilized in a film. what number of those phrases are a part of most school scholars’ “arsenal of words”? with a bit of luck them all, but when no longer, 499 phrases each university scholar should still Know will supply them with what they should develop into extra articulate of their conversing and writing. it is going to additionally improve their comprehension of their studying, finally culminating in what each scholar aspires to: incomes larger grades!

499 phrases each collage scholar should still Know teaches really vital vocabulary phrases and specializes in Professor Spignesi’s classroom-tested Trinity of Vocabulary Use. for every be aware, the vocabulary-enriched and knowledgeable pupil can be capable to:

Understand the note of their reading
Use the notice of their speaking
Make strong use of the observe of their writing
Using easy-to-understand, informative, and sometimes funny factors of each be aware, 499 phrases each collage scholar should still Know additionally explores tips to use the phrases in sentences, and in right context. nearly all of those phrases have been separately selected simply because they're rather regular in media, books, on-line, and in different places, and scholars have to be in a position to comprehend them. realizing them — in reality, utilizing the phrases and making them a part of their daily language — will make any university scholar or these soon-to-be, extra credible.

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