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Introduction Pretest Level 1 Review Test for Level 1 Level 2 Review Test for Level 2 Level 3 Review Test for Level 3 Level 4 Review Test for Level 4 Level 5 Review Test for Level 5 Level 6 Review Test for Level 6 Level 7 Review Test for Level 7 Level 8 Review Test for Level 8 Level 9 Review Test for Level 9 Level 10 Review Test for Level 10 Posttest
Let me guess why you picked up this book. You want to become a better writer and speaker. You want to use the English language correctly and with confidence. You're looking for something that will help you learn more words and learn them swiftly— something that's not just informative but also interesting and fun to read. You don't want word games. You want results. Stop right here. Verbal Advantage is precisely what you're looking for: the most comprehensive, accessible, and effective vocabulary-building program available today. Here's what you can expect from Verbal Advantage: By the time you finish reading this book you will have more than tripled your normal rate of learning vocabulary. And when you have mastered all the words in the program, your vocabulary level will be in the top 5 percent of all educated adults. You will also know how to avoid common errors of grammar, usage, and pronunciation, and you will possess the tools to continue building your verbal skills for the rest of your life. Throughout the Verbal Advantage program I will be your personal guide on a tour of the English language, a tour that I guarantee will help you improve your word power dramatically and permanently. Along the way I will also coach you in how to use the language with greater clarity,1 precision, and style. Let me tell you a bit about myself. I am an author, journalist, and radio commentator who specializes in writing about the English language. Like most serious writers, I care deeply about words—where they came from, what they mean, how they are used and...