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Scared of cramming those miles long word lists? Wish you could have an easier, less frightening way of mastering vocabulary for SAT, CAT, MBA, GRE, GMAT, CLAT, Bank PO/ Clerk, SSC & other competitive exams. For the first time, in INDIA, Disha publishes a unique and innovative way to master wordlist. The book 50 COOL STORIES, 3000 HOT WORDS is a unique book for Vocabulary Building, based on the Learning through Contextual Usage strategy. The book is an excellent compilation of 50 titillating stories from diverse areas like, Law, Business, Linguistics, Media, Movies, Sports, Polity, Economics, sociology, technology, Demographics, Environment, Marketing, Infrastructure, etc. The stories provide usage of 3000 words very-very useful to crack the mentioned exams. At the end of each story the author provides the words, their meaning, different forms of the word, synonyms etc. An alphabetical list of the words is provided at the end of the book for an easy reference. The book can be easily competed in 50 Hours. The book provides a radical approach of combining an extremely readable book and a dictionary in one package. The book also offers multiple benefits to the readers.
Table of Contents
Story 1 Thank God For My Average Looks
Story 2 How Television Makes or breaks a sport?
Story 3 Terraforming
Story 4 The Asian Skycraper Mania
Story 5 Where Adult Fear to Tread
Story 6 Think Global, Eat Local
Story 7 Peer Pressure
Story 8 Vocal Wisdom
Story 9 Pseudonyms
Story 10 The Dream Team Conundrum
Story 11 The 10 Percent Brain Myth
Story 12 Baby, You Can Take My Heart (I am Getting a Transplant !)
Story 13 Whats on and Whats Off?
Story 14 The Second World War
Story 15 The Reality Circus
Story 16 Is the Keyboard Mightier than the Pen?
Story 17 Smartness is a many Splendored Thing
Story 18 The Battle of Brands
Story 19 Flying in Red Ink
Story 20 Home Smart Home
Story 21 The Shakespeare Controversy
Story 22 Are 3d Movies worth it?
Story 23 Prisoners of Cyberia
Story 24 The Gifts of War
Story 25 Celebrating their Way to the Banks
Story 26 The Glass Ceiling
Story 27 Technology Leapfrogging
Story 28 Shopaholism
Story 29 The Killer Sports
Story 30 Stereotypes
Story 31 Bonds are not Forever
Story 32 Lean and Mean I’m Polythene
Story 33 The Case of the Jury vs. The Judge
Story 34 The Statistical Liar
Story 35 The Cold War
Story 36 Are Newspapers also an Endangered Species?
Story 37 Politically Correct
Story 38 Another Brick in the Mall
Story 39 Are We Getting Taller?
Story 40 Internet Killed the Rock Star
Story 41 Peculiar Social Customs
Story 42 A Concept Car Doesn’t Go Far
Story 43 What is Hypnosis?
Story 44 Idiot Box Turns Brainy Beauty
Story 45 Canine Commando
Story 46 The Homemaker Entrepreneur
Story 47 China, The Second Super Power
Story 48 Extinction of Species
Story 49 Bric Work
Story 50 Going to the Movies
|Exam||CAT, SAT, GRE|
|Number of Pages||275 Pages|
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Oct 17, 2014
Not a good choice as vocab improver
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Feb 20, 2013
To the author with loveThis book's front page claims ,, "India’s first book which will guide you, motivate.........." Oh really!! Actually it seems to be , writer’s first book :) ,
May 31, 2012
50 cool stories BUT only 1304 hot words!!The book is good like all the other Disha publications.
Jun 7, 2012
My kids needed a level playing fieldi am too old to take any of these tests but my daughters intend taking CAT and other mangmt entrance tests.
Jun 1, 2012
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Sep 6, 2012
Author review..A book for all English lovers. It helps in augmenting one’s vocabulary naturally. The flow, the beginning and the bottom line of every story defines the beauty of this book. It broadens your horizons as the author has chosen a plethora of different topics to catch your fancy. It is a textbook; unlike a textbook. You will look forward to each chapter, unfolding something new to discover for you. The author has added a light touch of humour, which makes reading enjoyable, while simultaneously displaying his vast knowledge of varied subjects- from literature to history, and from movies to technol… (Expand)
Sep 22, 2012
Not only Vocab Builder, but also General Knowledge builderI bought this book basically to learn words. But as I went through, I found this book provides much more than Vocab words. In many fields i was taught with basic knowledge. It also helped me to improve my reading speed. Thanks to the author and publications for such a nice book
Aug 11, 2012
EdutainingAS a student preparing for XAT right now, i am thrilled with this book coz its helpful in learning pretty tough words in a play way.
Jul 30, 2012
REALLY COOL, GO FOR ITA good book for them who really wants to increase their word power.the topics or say the stories are nice n u will it in the mean time build ur vocab. Go for it if u wanna try somethng new apart frm memorizing long word lists
Jul 30, 2012
FUlfiils the needThe concept of introducing tough words thru short essays on trendy topics is very handy as one wud have to read hundreds of novels for similar dose of vocab.AN unusually intresting book, a great new technique.
Jun 13, 2012
great collectionm not very much fond of disha books. most of their buks are piece of shit. but this is a great attemt by the author.