The words you use say a lot about you...but the way you put them together says even more. Your grammar makes an immediate - and lasting - impression on your boss, your co-workers, your teachers, and even your friends. We all use grammar, but many of us could use it better. Grammar Smart is a witty, irreverent, and entertaining approach to grammar to help you write and speak with clarity and confidence.
"Grating at times but useful"
Do you have a proclivity for using sesquipedalian words? Has your prose become ossified because you haven't augmented your vocabulary lately? Here's the perfect, pedagogical solution. Word Smart, Genius Edition teaches more than 150 of the most captivating and challenging words in the English language.
"Great way to increase vocabulary"
Word Smart II takes up where Word Smart leaves off - with more important words you need to succeed in school and at work. And because this is an audio program, you won't have to worry about correct punctuation or embarrass yourself when you try to impress others with your growing mental lexicon.
The words you use say a lot about you. Some words say that you are smart, eloquent, or persuasive. Others say that, uh, you don't know what you're talking about. Knowing which words to use and how to use them are keys to getting the most from your mind and making a lasting impression. Word Smart will help you learn the words you absolutely need to know!
"Great learning tool"
Now this is the way to add new words to your vocabulary! Word Smart Junior will make you laugh so much, you'll be amazed that you've just learned more than 120 fascinating and very useful words! Parents, teachers, and friends will marvel at your eloquence. And all you have to do is listen up!
Are you feeling lachrymose because you've already mastered the words from Word Smart, Genius Edition? Do you find yourself in a stygian wasteland of monosyllabic lexical pablum? Well, emerge from your lassitude. With yet another 150 big words, Word Smart, Genius Edition, Volume 2 is the perfect nepenthe!
Do you quake when your teacher says, "Now it's time for grammar"? Do you misplace your modifiers? Do your verbs agree with your subjects? Fear no more! All you have to do is listen to Grammar Smart Junior! You'll be amazed at how quickly you learn, and how much fun it can be. You'll finally know your grammar backwards and forwards, and you'll never have to worry about it again.
"An entertaining lesson"
Does the idea of asking for more than you're offered make you squeamish? Well, it's time to face the fact that bargaining is a fundamental part of life, both personally and professionally. Negotiate Smart teaches the most useful techniques you need to get the most from a negotiation, whether it's for a raise, a used car, or the last cookie in the jar.
"Not bad -- Had some good tips"
If you'd rather die a thousand deaths than speak in front of a crowd, this program is for you. Speak Smart shows you how to make effective presentations to any audience, from classmates to colleagues to the local PTA.