Reading Smart 2nd Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 110188228X
Format: PDF, ePub
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SIMPLE STRATEGIES CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER READER. Being “good at reading” isn’t just about speed—it’s about being able to read through info, quickly sort out what’s important, and draw useful connections. That’s why we at The Princeton Review created Reading Smart, a book designed to help people who have a hard time keeping up with assignments, understanding novels, or even absorbing news articles. Reading Smart will give you the skills and strategies you need to read efficiently and build your confidence as both a reader and thinker. Within Reading Smart, you'll find: TECHNIQUES THAT ACTUALLY WORK. • Straightforward advice for boosting reading comprehension • Specific techniques and step-by-step approaches to all types of texts, from newspapers to novels to test passages • Tips for pacing yourself to get the most out of what you read • Comprehensive guidance on how to extract important information from passages, whether it’s big-picture concepts or key details PRACTICE YOUR WAY TO EXCELLENCE. • Reading comprehension drills and exercises in every chapter to help improve your scores on standardized and classroom tests • Sample passages to help you get comfortable with different kinds of texts • Bonus online drills to help reinforce the reading skills and strategies covered in the book

Reading Smart

Author: Nicholas Reid Schaffzin
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0679753613
Format: PDF
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Demonstrates techniques to improve one's reading speed and comprehension, including prereading, pen-marking, mapping, and clustering

Smart Work 2nd Edition

Author: Lucy D. Freedman
Publisher: Happy About
ISBN: 1600052347
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Freedman demonstrates to today's corporate managers and high-tech professionals that the seemingly chaotic world of corporate communication actually has a structure and that the structure, or syntax, can be decoded and used to one's advantage.

Grammar Smart 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0804125910
Format: PDF
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Everything you need to know to be a grammar guru. This eBook edition is formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. The words you use say a lot about you. Grammar makes a lasting impression on friends, coworkers, and teachers, but learning the rules has always been notoriously dull. That’s why we at The Princeton Review created Grammar Smart! Instead of boring readers with countless rules and confusing grammatical terms, this book uses a witty approach to show the logic behind each correct sentence. This updated third edition of Grammar Smart helps you: • Learn the nuts and bolts of grammar rules and usage • Practice your grammar skills with a series of quizzes • Master how to write and speak more effectively Inside the book, you'll find: • In-depth reviews of the basic parts of speech • Tips on how to avoid misplaced modifiers and dangling participles • A glossary of key grammar terms • Quick quizzes throughout the book to help you check your progress • Detailed sentence diagrams to help you identify word classes • Comprehensive summaries of each major grammar topic

Word Smart 5th Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0307945030
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Let your vocabulary speak for itself. Knowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That’s why more than one million people have used Word Smart to improve their vocabularies! This updated 5th edition defines and explains more than 1,400 need-to-know vocabulary words. To create this book, the Princeton Review analyzed newspapers from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, magazines from Time to Scientific American, and books from current bestsellers to classics. We also combed through the SAT and other standardized tests to determine which words are tested most frequently. We sifted out the words that most people know, and focused on words that most people misunderstand or misuse. This updated edition of Word Smart is linked for easy e-reader navigation, and gives you the most important words you need to know to get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. WORD SMART, 5th EDITION include more than 1,400 words covering: • Common usage errors • The most frequently tested words on standardized tests • Foreign phrases and abbreviations • Terms you need to know to understand finance, science, and the arts

More Word Smart

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0307945057
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Build a More Impressive Vocabulary. Did you know that: • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise? • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings? • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious? If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then you need More Word Smart. More than one million people improved their vocabulary with the original Word Smart, but an educated and powerful vocabulary doesn’t stop growing with one book! All of words featured in More Word Smart belong in an impressive vocabulary. Learning and using these words effectively can help you get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. MORE WORD SMART has been cross-linked for easy e-reader navigation & viewing, and includes: • A rigorous emphasis on correct pronunciation • Specialized chapters that highlight vocabulary from classic literature, law, and religion • A guide to frequently occurring usage errors in written English • Two chapters focusing on the words frequently found on the SAT and other standardized tests

Math Smart II

Author: Marcia Lerner
Publisher: The Princeton Review
ISBN: 9780679783831
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A review guide to higher math--including algebra, geometry, parabolas, exponents, roots, and trigonometry--for high school and college students contains more than 350 practice exercises with solutions worked out in detail and a glossary of math terms. Original.

Grammar Smart 4th Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1524710571
Format: PDF, Kindle
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THE KNOWLEDGE YOU NEED TO BE A GRAMMAR GURU. How you speak and write can say a lot about you. Grammar makes a lasting impression, but learning it can seem like a never-ending parade of complicated and contradictory rules! That’s why we at The Princeton Review created Grammar Smart—instead of boring you with countless rules and confusing grammatical terms, this book takes a fun approach to showing the logic behind each correct sentence. This updated fourth edition of Grammar Smart brings you: • In-depth reviews of the basic parts of speech • Tips on how to avoid misplaced modifiers and dangling participles • A glossary of key grammar terms • Quick quizzes throughout the book to help you check your progress • Detailed sentence diagrams to help you identify word classes • Comprehensive summaries of each major grammar topic

The Secrets of Facilitation

Author: Michael Wilkinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118233301
Format: PDF
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The revised edition of this facilitation classic offers a wealth of targeted techniques for facilitators who seek effective, consistent, and repeatable results. Based on Michael Wilkinson's proven SMART (Structured Meeting And Relating Techniques) approach, The Secrets of Facilitation can help to achieve stellar results when managing, presenting, teaching, planning, and selling, as well as other professional and personal situations. This expanded edition includes new chapters on facilitating virtual meetings, cross-cultural teams, and large groups and conferences. It also provides a series of strategies for engaging teams, additional information about making meetings more productive, and further guidance on preventing dysfunctional behavior. In addition, the book contains a wealth of fresh case studies and an ancillary website with must-have tools and techniques for both the beginner and the seasoned facilitator. Praise for the First Edition of The Secrets of Facilitation "One of the single most powerful processes is the ability to successfully lead a group to an impactful, actionable outcome. In The Secrets of Facilitation, beginning and experienced facilitators alike will find tools to take their results to the next level." —Jim Canfield, chief learning officer, TEC International "This book shares 'The Secrets' that have been the basis of my facilitation practice for over a decade." —Kerri McBride, past chair, International Association of Facilitators "In my career, I've seen many, many facilitators. Michael Wilkinson is the best. 'The Secrets' explain why." —Len Roberts, CEO, RadioShack "We have trained over 100 leaders and business analysts in 'The Secrets.' Great facilitation works." —Peter Scott, executive general manager, MLC–National Australia Bank "At last there is a practical, hands-on guide for anyone who works with groups or teams. This book delivers!" —Ann Herrmann-Nehdi, CEO, Herrmann International, Herrmann Brain Dominance Indicator

Word Smart For The Toefl

Author: Vanessa Coggshall
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 0375429212
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This essential study guide highlights the English vocabulary that is specifically relevant for the TOEFL exam. Features definitions, illustrations, and example sentences.