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English Structure and Usage: Book 1, Structure By Peter Beaven
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This book teaches the rules of grammar, syntax, and writing in a clear and systematic way. It also serves a workbook, with plenty of exercises to help students identify and remedy their weak points.... More > In the short term, this book will help middle and high school students perform better on standardized admissions tests, such as the SSAT and SAT. More importantly, it provides a strong foundation that will improve students’ communication skills throughout their lives. Book I, “Structure,” covers the different parts of speech and their roles in sentences. Students will learn how to diagram sentences, which will help them avoid common errors such as: writing sentence fragments; confusing the use of “I” and “me”; and using adjectives when adverbs are appropriate.< Less
Images Building English Vocabulary with Etymology Introduction By Peter Beaven
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The Building English Vocabulary series guides a student through classical prefixes and roots that underlie challenging vocabulary. While Images Books I through III take the student through the Roman... More > past, and Images Book IV the Greek, Images, the Introduction, starts the journey with etymology from the Latin, the origins of that half of the English language that appeals to the intellect and sets a foundation for understanding great literature. Throughout Images, a student avails himself of time proven exercises to connect the prefixes and roots with the meanings of words. A student will discover that from just one root spring a variety of new words that in time yield an exponential growth in his knowledge of English. From cumulative review tests throughout the book, a student can gauge his success in mastering challenging vocabulary.< Less
Images Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book I By Peter Beaven
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Images Book I of the Building English Vocabulary series guides students through Latin prefixes, the alphabetical gamut from ab — and — ad — to — tri — unus — and... More > vice, the building blocks of words from abhor and admonish — to triumvirate, unison, and viceroy. A student will discover that from just one prefix spring a variety of new words that in time yield an exponential growth in his knowledge of English. From cumulative review tests throughout the book, a student can gauge his success in mastering challenging vocabulary.< Less
Images Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book III By Peter Beaven
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Images Book III of the Building English Vocabulary series guides students halfway through Latin roots, the alphabetical gamut from mon — and — mut — to — viv — and... More > — volv, the building blocks of words from admonish and permutation — to convivial and devolve. A student will discover that from just one root spring a variety of new words that in time yield an exponential growth in his knowledge of English. From cumulative review tests throughout the book, a student can gauge his success in mastering challenging vocabulary.< Less
Images Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Greek Book IV By Peter Beaven
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Images Book IV of the Building English Vocabulary series guides students through Greek prefixes and roots, the alphabetical gamut from an — and — arch — to — syn — and... More > — tom, the building blocks of words from anarchy and archangel — to synthetic and lobotomy. A student will discover that from just one root spring a variety of new words that in time yield an exponential growth in his knowledge of English. From cumulative review tests throughout the book, a student can gauge his success in mastering challenging vocabulary.< Less
Images Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book II By Peter Beaven
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Images Book II of the Building English Vocabulary series guides students through Latin roots, the alphabetical gamut from ac — and — alti — to miss — and — mob, the... More > building blocks of words from acerbity and altitude — to emissary and mobilize. A student will discover that from just one root spring a variety of new words that in time yield an exponential growth in his knowledge of English. From cumulative review tests throughout the book, a student can gauge his success in mastering challenging vocabulary.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book III By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the third book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Greek Book IV By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the fourth book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. This book focuses on Greek roots. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
Building English Vocabulary with Etymology from Latin Book II By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This is the second book of a series that focuses on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words. The meanings of a series of “reusable” classical prefixes and roots are presented that facilitate the deciphering of multiple related words.< Less
Building English Vocabulary With Etymology Introduction By Peter Beaven
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Etymology is the study of word origins and development. It provides one of the easiest and most effective ways to build vocabulary, because knowledge of some common roots and prefixes makes possible... More > the figuring out of new word meanings. English is compounded of several languages, primarily Anglo-Saxon (Germanic) and Latin. Historically, the Angles and Saxon tribes occupied Britain after expelling the Celts to Ireland. Beginning in the first century BCE, Julius Caesar’s legions conquered and occupied Britain, and Roman troops remained until the fifth century. Their Latin influence persists notably in the names of English cities ending in “-caster” or “-chester,” from the Latin “castra” meaning “encampment.” This series of books focuses then on etymology from Latin and Greek. The texts are designed to aid in learning the definitions of specific, deconstructed words.< Less

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