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Vocabulary - SAT, TOEFL, GRE Test Preparation
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Topic 1. Base and Root Words

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1terr: earth
   
                                  
2annu/enni: year
   
                                  
3apo: away/send
   
                                  
4cap/capit/cipit: head, headlong
   
                                  
5card/cord/cour: heart
   
                                  
6clud/clus: to close
   
                                  
7bell: war
   
                                  
8quis: to seek; to obtain
   
                                  
9crypt/cryph: hidden
   
                                  
10her/hes: to stick or get stuck
   
                                  
11tempor: time
   
                                  
12dom: house or master
   
                                  
13phos/phot: light
   
                                  
14jur: to swear; take an oath
   
                                  
15fug: to flee or escape
   
                                  
16neg: to say ‘no’
   
                                  
17tors/tort: to twist, to wind, or to wrench
   
                                  
18mand/mend: entrust or order
   
                                  
19anthro or andr: man, human
   
                                  
20ante: before
   
                                  
21anim: life, mind, soul, spirit
   
                                  
22Word Roots
   
                                  
23derma: skin
   
                                  
24bene: well
   
                                  
25chrono: time
   
                                  
26bio: life
   
                                  
27cracy: government; rule
   
                                  
28gress: to go
   
                                  
29geo: earth
   
                                  
30audi or audio: hear or sound
   
                                  
31amb: to go, to walk
   
                                  
32fer: carry
   
                                  
33log or logue: word or thought or speech
   
                                  
34duct or duce: to lead
   
                                  
35sign: mark or seal or symbol
   
                                  
36dict or dic: speak
   
                                  
37cide: kill
   
                                  
38avis: bird
   
                                  
39peri: going around something
   
                                  
40rupt: break
   
                                  
41Greek and Latin Number Roots
   
                                  

Topic 2. Prefixes and Suffixes

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1mono: one or only
   
                                  
2circum: around
   
                                  
3auto: self
   
                                  
4anti: against, opposite
   
                                  
5bi: two
   
                                  
6Prefixes - Ambi and Amphi
   
                                  
7Prefixes- De and Ex
   
                                  
8Prefix - Dis
   
                                  
9Prefixes - Il, Im, In, and Ir
   
                                  
10Prefixes - Mis, Un, Re, and Pre
   
                                  
11Greek and Latin Prefixes
   
                                  
12More Prefixes
   
                                  
13More Prefixes - 2
   
                                  
14Prefixes Practice
   
                                  
15Suffixes
   
                                  
16Greek and Latin Suffixes
   
                                  
17Suffixes and Parts of Speech
   
                                  
18Suffixes - Nouns
   
                                  
19Suffixes - Verbs
   
                                  
20Suffixes - Adjectives
   
                                  
21Suffixes - Adverbs
   
                                  
22Suffix Review Test
   
                                  
23Prefix and Suffix Review Test
   
                                  

Topic 3. Word Origins & Special Words

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1Medical Doctors
   
                                  
2Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes - 2
   
                                  
3Spelling Rule: er vs. or
   
                                  
4Commonly Misspelled Words
   
                                  
5Commonly Misspelled Words - 2
   
                                  
6Commonly Misspelled Words - 3
   
                                  
7Commonly Misspelled Words - 4
   
                                  
8Commonly Misspelled Words - 5
   
                                  
9Common Mistakes in Word Usage - 1
   
                                  
10Common Mistakes in Word Usage - 2
   
                                  
11Common Mistakes in Word Usage - 3
   
                                  
12Spelling Rule: Two Vowels
   
                                  
13Spelling Rule: Silent e
   
                                  
14Phobias
   
                                  
15Phobias - 2
   
                                  
16Manias
   
                                  
17Word Endings and Doubling Consonants
   
                                  
18Name the Dinosaur
   
                                  
19Describe the Dinosaur
   
                                  
20Words from Mythology
   
                                  
21Words from Mythology - 2
   
                                  
22Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes
   
                                  
23Spelling Rule - QU
   
                                  
24Spelling Rule - i before e
   
                                  
25Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 1
   
                                  
26Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 2
   
                                  
27Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 3
   
                                  
28Words and Expressions Commonly Misused - 4
   
                                  

Topic 4. A to Z Words

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1XYZ List
   
                                  
2P List
   
                                  
3O List - 2
   
                                  
4O List
   
                                  
5N List
   
                                  
6M List
   
                                  
7L List - 2
   
                                  
8L List
   
                                  
9K List
   
                                  
10P List - 2
   
                                  
11Q List
   
                                  
12R List
   
                                  
13W List
   
                                  
14V List
   
                                  
15U List
   
                                  
16T List 2
   
                                  
17T List
   
                                  
18S List - 2
   
                                  
19S List
   
                                  
20R List - 2
   
                                  
21J List
   
                                  
22I List - 2
   
                                  
23C List - 2
   
                                  
24C List
   
                                  
25B List - 2
   
                                  
26B List
   
                                  
27A List - 5
   
                                  
28A List - 4
   
                                  
29A List - 3
   
                                  
30A List - 2
   
                                  
31D List
   
                                  
32D List - 2
   
                                  
33E List
   
                                  
34I List
   
                                  
35H List - 2
   
                                  
36H List
   
                                  
37G List - 2
   
                                  
38G List
   
                                  
39F List - 2
   
                                  
40F List
   
                                  
41E List - 2
   
                                  
42A List
   
                                  

Topic 5. Miscellaneous Topics & Review Tests

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1Word A Day
   
                                  
2Homework - Learn New Words
   
                                  
3Vocabulary Test - 1
   
                                  
4Spelling Test - 2
   
                                  
5Spelling Test - 1
   
                                  
6Vocabulary Test - 2
   
                                  
7Vocabulary Test - 3
   
                                  
8Vocabulary Test - 4
   
                                  
9Vocabulary Placement Test - 1
   
                                  
10Vocabulary Placement Test - 2