Posts Tagged “verbal advantage”

Before You Buy Verbal Advantage, Read This

By | February 26, 2012

Hands down, one of the most important self improvement activities that you can undertake is that of improving your vocabulary. The most convenient and effective way to accomplish this is by using an audio program.  Verbal Advantage is an option, but is it the best value?  Priced at $149.95 (up to $299.95 some places) this […]

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Vocabulary Building Tip of the Day: The Key To Retaining those “Difficult” Words

By | December 2, 2011

Our last blog post established the fact that words with comprehensive and broad meanings are more difficult to remember each day than those with simple, narrow definitions. The key to remembering the more difficult words is to simply establish a short and narrow definition for them that you can remember every day – ideally in […]

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Vocabulary Building Tip of the Day: Not all Vocabulary Words Are Created Equal

By | November 28, 2011

The ability to retain the meanings of new vocabulary words can be a challenge every day for nearly anyone who embarks on the lifelong pursuit to build an ever increasing vocabulary. The words that are most difficult to remember are those with comprehensive, broad, and/or multiple meanings. Different dictionary sources will often define these words […]

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Word of the Day: Are You Indisposed To Use Indisposed?

By | November 21, 2011

If the title of this article doesn’t make sense to you, then you can learn something from today’s blog post. Indisposed is a word that many people believe means, “busy” or “unable” to do something. For example, “I wasn’t able to answer my phone because I was indisposed at the time.” This is an incorrect assumption of the meaning […]

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The Importance of Example Sentences in Building your Vocabulary

By | October 10, 2011

  Vocabulary Building Tip of the Day: Example sentences are vital in building your vocabulary. Here is why the Overnight Vocabulary Program uses three to four example sentences for every word. To simply understand the meaning of a word, one or two example sentences are generally sufficient, but we want to be able to use a word […]

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Better to Surmise than to Assume

By | October 9, 2011

The word of the day: Surmise At some point in history, a witty person who hated assumptions came up with the saying: When you assume, you make an “ass” out of “u” and “me” (thus, creating the word ass-u-me). Since that day, any person in the workplace or otherwise who has had to make an […]

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