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  • Building a Better Vocabulary

  • By: Kevin Flanigan, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Kevin Flanigan
  • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
  • Original Recording
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Building a Better Vocabulary offers an intriguing look at the nuts and bolts of English, teaches you the etymology and morphology - or the history and structure - of words, and delves into the cognitive science behind committing new words to long-term memory. By the end of the 36 enjoyable lectures, you will have a practical framework for continuing to build your vocabulary by discovering new words and fully mastering the nuances of familiar ones.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply amazing. Also, bad reviews can be explained.

  • By Christie on 09-29-15

Better than any GRE vocabulary guide

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Reviewed: 04-26-15

I learnt more words in 30 days than in a lifetime. Highly recommended for those who have hard time with words..

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