Building A Better Vocabulary

Building A Better Vocabulary

DVD - 2015
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What does the word bombast have to do with cushion stuffing? What is the difference between specious and spurious? Would you want someone to call you a snollygoster? The hallmark of a powerful vocabulary is not simply knowing many words; rather, it's knowing the exact word to use in a specific context or situation. A great vocabulary can enhance your speaking, writing, and even thinking skills. This course will boost your vocabulary, whether you want to enhance your personal lexicon, write or speak more articulately in professional settings, or advance your knowledge of the English language. For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word at a particular moment, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary.
Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, [2015]
Characteristics: 7 video discs (ca. 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + course guidebook (PDF) on disc 7
Performers: Lecturer: Professor Kevin Flanigan, West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
ISBN: 9781501910500
Call Number: DVD 428.1 FLANIGAN

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