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Meierding, Loren – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
Many students are not accepted in to certain colleges and universities because of low SAT scores. Loren Meierding has written Ace the Verbal on the SAT to help students with minimal preparation do well by improving their vocabulary and use better techniques for finding the answers to the questions. This book provides strategies needed to score…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Vocabulary Development, Study Guides, Aptitude Tests
LaFleur, Richard A. – 1983
This study guide was specifically designed for individuals preparing to take the Georgia Teacher Certification Test (TCT) in Latin. Minimal competency is tested in four broad subareas: (1) grammatical structure; (2) usage; (3) mythology and culture; and (4) translation, prosody, and Latin roots of English. The guide lists all of the content…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Latin
Blanchard, Cherie – 2002
This workbook is designed to help students expand their spelling, vocabulary, and comprehension skills through the study of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Noting that roots, prefixes, and suffixes are the building blocks upon which all words are formed, the introduction contends that a thorough knowledge of these elements will greatly enhance…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Prefixes (Grammar)
Smith, Carl B. – 2002
This second edition presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms,…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Ayers, Donald M.; Worthen, Thomas D. – 1986
Intended for English and foreign language instruction at the junior college, university, or high school level, this textbook aims to help students "crack the code" of English in order to become better speakers and writers. Part 1 contains 25 lessons on roots, prefixes, and suffixes from Latin, and Part 2 contains 25 lessons on word…
Descriptors: Definitions, English Instruction, Etymology, Greek
McKenzie, Hope Bussey – 1982
Intended for college students and teachers of English literature, this paper examines the lives and works of three great medieval Anglo-Saxon priestly scholars whose Latin writings have preserved the Anglo-Saxon roots of the English language. The paper first describes the works of Aldhelm, born in 650 A.D., whose poetry was not in the Latin…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Diachronic Linguistics, Higher Education, Latin
Smith, Carl B. – 1997
This book presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) "Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms, and…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Munoz, Gabriel Trujillo, Ed. – 1990
This anthology/textbook is part of a Mexican series of instructional materials designed for Spanish speaking adults who are in the process of becoming literate or have recently become literate in their native language. This document presents a collection of works from important writers directed to the population of Baja California, especially to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy
Sunshine, Catherine A.; Menkart, Deborah – 1993
Developed for secondary students to place political situations in context, this document uses essays, interviews, songs, literature, and prose to present the culture of Haiti and the history of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and struggles for independence. After a historical overview, a chronology provides key dates in Haitian history. Maps of…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences