This helpful book for college-bound students presents and defines more than 250 words that appear in the verbal portions of the ACT exam. Also included are real test taker’s anecdotes, memory tips, review exercises, and an alphabetical word index. Lessons provide numerous illustrative sentences using vocabulary relevant to the ACT English, Reading, and Writing tests.
College-bound students who successfully complete the book’s exercises and master these words will expand their lifelong vocabulary, enrich their essay writing and speaking, and improve their chances for acceptance at the colleges of their choice.
About the Author
Linda Carnevale holds a Master of Arts from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Formerly an English teacher at Cold Spring Harbor High School, Long Island, New York, she currently prepares students for the ACT and SAT and is the author of Barron’s Hot Words for the ACT, Hot Words for the SAT, SAT 1600: Aiming For the Perfect Score, and ACT English, Reading, and Writing Workbook, and she has also been published in a variety of local and national publications. Her poem “Daisies Grow on My Windowsill” was recently selected for publication in an anthology of poems about Long Island.