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Vocabulary

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freeatlast Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts
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Vocabulary

Post Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:20 am
Vocabulary is not my pride. Any tips, anyone? I mean, I read nytime, but as interesting as it is, I don't gain much vocabulary from it. Say I knew extravaganza, and not avaricious: but was too absorbed in the article to look it up in the dictionary. It's quite discouraging.
Any suggestion?

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Post Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:30 pm
Don't worry too much about it. The TOEFL doesn't really rely on your vocabulary too much - for sure much easier than the GRE. The fact that you're reading stuff is great!

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Post Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:15 pm
https://apps.facebook.com/verbalhero/

Try out the facebook app above. It trains people on college level words and is actually pretty awesome!

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Post Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:48 am
Tips for improve the vocabulary:

* Try to read English more to more
* Improve your context skills.
* Learning a new word is easy but retaining it takes practice.
* Make up as many associations and connections as possible.
* As you read, look up words that you do not know.
* Playing word games
* Taking vocabulary tests will help in judging your vocabulary.

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Post Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:24 am
Don’t worry, because there is very little concern of vocabulary in TOEFL. Though to remember it, always try to relate or make up connections of words with your real life situations.

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