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Vocabulary Energizers: Volume 1

Narrated by: Robert O’Keefe
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
Categories: Languages, English
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Summary

This book builds vocabulary by presenting the fascinating histories behind those words we need for more effective communication and comprehension. Focusing on a core of 100 words and their background stories, the author links these words with hundreds of synonyms and antonyms. Greek and Latin word parts introduce additional words. Informative and amusing exercises reinforce the vocabulary entries.

©1990 David Popkin (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

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Perfectly interesting explanations of word origins

I have heard of most words but tend not to use them in everyday language; this book will help me change that. It's a easy listen, well narrated and quite fascinating. Having words that are similar also mentioned is an added bonus. I will be getting the others in this series.

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  • Chun
  • 29-04-15

This is a great vocabulary audiobook

I love this audiobook because it expand my knowledge of these difficult words particularly lots of unfamiliar words explained in the story.

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  • Steve L.
  • 12-03-15

Actually listenable and even interesting.

Love the word choices.
Love the format.
Good narration.
Repeated listens are in order.
Great learning strategy.
Very cool and useful program.

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