Word Power Made Easy - The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary(English, Paperback, Lewis Norman)Publsher: Penguin Random House India
ISBN-13: 9780143424680 | ISBN-10: 0143424688
The go-to book for learning and improving your English and for preparation of exams Word Power Made Easy has been popular since it was first published in 1949. It has run into several editions since then and is still relied upon as a credible book by even those who know the English language fairly well. Generations of students have benefited and improved their language by using this book. This is a core book about English language and correct word usage; those who are preparing to sit for CAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL and other such examinations would definitely stand to greatly benefit from this book. Anybody who wants to improve one's vocabulary will also find it very useful. Authored by the bestselling grammarian Norman Lewis, Word Power Made Easy serves as a ready reference for students who want to brush up their English speaking, reading and writing skills. It is a must for students who want to excel in the subject and feel confident. For those Indian students who have to clear the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), an essential examination for securing admission to many overseas universities, improving vocabulary and knowing about the correct usage of similarly spelled words or words pronounced words is most essential. The style of writing of this book is very easy to understand and unlike most language books, also makes for a lively read. There are separate sections on rules and applied grammar. By way of simple techniques, the author has presented easy tips for improving one's vocabulary and word skills. After having created awareness about the new words and their meaning, he then goes onto explain how to make their correct usage. Those who have struggled to use the right word at the right time, are not sure about a particular expression, are poor in expressing themselves in English, mix-up word meanings of like sounding words, are low on confidence when it comes to the right pronunciation stand to benefit from referring to this book regularly. At the end of the chapters there are revision exercises that can be used for undertaking a self-evaluation. This book also has interesting quizzes and other puzzle exercises which test a practitioner's ability to judge and use the language correctly.