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Word Power Made Easy New Revised & Expanded Edition 1st Edition

Author: NORMAN LEWIS
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Language: English
Length: 688 Pages
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Word Power Made Easy New Revised & Expanded Edition 1st Edition (Paperback) Price: Rs.127

Word Power Made Easy intends to help improve the readers’ all-round language skills.

Summary Of The Book

This book, Word Power Made Easy, uses real life situations to demonstrate the power of words. The book begins by showing the reader how to assess their current vocabulary and how to start building word skills. It is divided into three main sections.

Word Power Made Easy starts by showing how to start building word skills, and then explains how to acquire better word skills quickly and learn at a faster pace. Then, the book shows how one can become proficient in building vocabulary, and how to keep learning new words and ways to use them.

This book uses interesting themes to show how to use words effectively. It contains chapters like insulting or flattering enemies and friends, talking about various professions, successfully discussing science and scientists, describing actions effectively and so on. Word Power Made Easy takes a root of the word based approach to vocabulary building. It traces the etymology of the words being discussed. Once the origin of the word is explained, a lot of similar words sharing the same origin are introduced. This technique is useful in remembering a lot of words, as they are related by a common source which serves as a mnemonic.

The book also contains an interesting section on esoteric phobias. It contains pronunciation keys, a test of grammar skills, and a section discussing how grammar changed over the years. It provides tips on proper usage, how to adapt to changing usage, and shows how to acquire the skill of natural speech without any affectations. It contains a list of some words that have recently been added to the language and shows how to build proper spelling skills.

Word Power Made Easy is an easy, practical guide to building a good vocabulary, learning about proper usage, pronunciation, and spelling. The book was first published in 1949.

About Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis was an American grammarian and author. Some other books by Lewis are How to Read Better And Faster, Speak Better, Write Better, Instant Word Power, Dictionary of Correct Spelling, and Dictionary of Pronunciation. All his books were on building language skills. Norman Lewis was born in New York in 1912. Orphaned at an early age, he lived with his sister’s family. He earned his master’s degree from Columbia University and began teaching English language and grammar. 

He has taught at various institutions like New York University, Rio Hondo College, and headed the institution’s communication department for more than ten years. His first book was 30 Days To A More Powerful Vocabulary. After the success of that book, Lewis began writing a lot of books on grammar and vocabulary which were highly popular and many of them have seen several reprints. His book Roget's New Pocket Thesaurus In Dictionary Form sold over 5 million books. He died in 2006 at the age of 93.

Specifications of Word Power Made Easy New Revised & Expanded Edition 1st Edition (Paperback)

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Author NORMAN LEWIS
Book Details
Publisher GENERAL BOOK DEPOT
Publication Year 2011
ISBN-13 9788183071000
ISBN-10 8183071007
Language English
Edition 1st
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 688 Pages
Exam English Preparation
University Books Details
Degree/Diploma UG
Specialization Information Technology
Subject Professional Communication
Term 1st Semester
Dimensions
Height 2.24 inch
Weight 494 g
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25 June 11
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It's a wonderful journey for vocabulary!

The methods Norman Lewis uses to teach vocabulary are fun, refreshing, and LASTING! If you struggle with pronunciation, spelling, and usage, this book could be just the magic you need. In flipping through the pages, I discovered that I actually remember nearly all of these words due to the ingenious, but simple format used by Norman Lewis. This elegant format is grouping words that have similar meanings together.I am delighted that the book is still in print and have purchased my own copy.Though there are many books for enhancing vocabulary, this book by Norman Lewis is THE BEST.
Finally Thanks to Flipkart,I ordered on Thursday and got it by Saturday morning from Bangalore to Vijayawada,AP.The Book is very light in weight to hangle though having over 700 pages and the quality is amazing and even this just makes you to read alone,I Recommend If you are studying for a test, the "Word Power Made Easy" by Norman lewis is much better than everything out there.

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23 April 11
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Instrumental in my getting a good gre score of 1460. A must have for people who want to improve their vocab (whatever level it may be in right now)

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26 June 11
word power

i got it from a retailer , (i should have got it on flipkart though), really good book , the technique to remember words works , and still its only when you speak english u get them cemented , i luv this book , and i hope i get some frnz who speak good grammatical eng . coz there arent many . !! norman lewis all the way !!

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09 March 11

no doubt the book is god range.. it helped in improving my vocabulary alot.. i cant forget the contribution of this book in my professional life.... thanks to the person who wrote such a nice book...

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