This audio CD is for Level One from Word Workout by Charles Harrington ElsterWord Workout is a practical book for building vocabulary-a graduated program featuring thousands of words that begins with those kwn by most college graduates and ascends to words kwn only by the most educated, intelligent, and well-read adults. This workout is a comprehensive program, chock-full of information about synyms, antonyms, and word origins, and replete with advice on proper usage and pronunciation. There are also creative review quizzes at each step of the way to measure your progress and reinforce learning. Unlike other vocabulary books, Word Workout provides a complete learning experience with clear explanations and surefire methods to retain new kwledge. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, this book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, featuring words used by the top tier of literate Americans, laid out in ten accessible chapters designed for anyone who is looking for some serious verbal exercise.From avowal to proselytize, from demagogue to mendicant, Charles Harrington Elster has carefully picked the words you need to kw, and given you an easy, fast, and fail-safe way to learn and remember them.
Charles Harrington Elster is a nationally recognized authority on language. He is the orthoepist for Wordnik.com and the author of Verbal Advantage and many other books. His articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in San Diego, California.