We’re excited to announce that the Vocabulary Builder Workbook has officially been released on Amazon! Whether you need to learn these words for a test, hope to improve your writing, or simply become a sharper thinker, this book is here to help with 1,400 important words (and much more)!
So the SAT will forever be done away with vocabulary come Mar. 2016, right? Well, not exactly. Sure, the ten-dollar words you can impress your grandma with will have been consigned to the dustbin of SAT has-beens (move over “analogies” and make some room). However, the SAT writing section will still test vocabulary in context, […]
Studying vocab isn’t really fun. Studying for SAT vocab is especially boring. Trust me, I hardly found any dry vocab book enticing. However, if you want to score well on the SAT reading sections you will want to challenge yourself to learn some fancier vocabulary. Given this reality, I have found the perfect set of books. Drum roll please… Vocabulary Cartoons Word Power I and II!!!!
Do you feel like you never have enough time in your life to spend studying for the SAT? Does sitting down to go over flashcards seem impossible when you’re trying to balance school, college apps and extracurricular activities? Well Magoosh’s new vocabulary extension for Chrome may be your solution! It’s simple but effective. Every time […]
We’ve done many vocab formats here at Magoosh, but we’ve never done a rap video…until now. Introducing: Vocabulary Man. Watch the video first…but, if you want to know exactly what Vocabulary Man was rapping the lyric are provided, in full, below. Vocabulary Man, Lyrics I bust mad rhymes but my themes ain’t sordid […]
When people say the SAT verbal section is impossible because you have to memorize thousands of words, I am always quick to put them in their paces. Sure, thousands of words come up on the verbal section, most of which you know (just try reading an SAT passage knowing only 70% of the words). […]
Strict vocabulary questions will constitute nearly one-third of your Critical Reading test. Between sentence completions and vocabulary-in-context questions, you will have more than twenty questions simply testing your word knowledge. So it is worth giving this a bit of attention.
Ah, the good life. That of course doesn’t mean the same thing for each of us. Look below to see if any of the SAT words describe you. Epicure This word comes from the epicureans, a group of ancient Greek philosophers who focused on pleasure. Not surprisingly, they found great pleasure in sitting […]
Get your tongues ready for these multisyllabic monstrosities. If you watch the video, even I—the SAT dude—stumble over a couple of pronunciations. Luckily, the SAT won’t ask you to pronounce any words. But you’ll be better off if you know the definitions of these words.
In the Critical Reading sections, when you see a “vocabulary in context” question, it is unlikely that the correct answer will be the primary definition—the one that pops into your head at first. Make sure that you are taking cues from the passage.