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Learn words you've had stuck in your head for years with seven new Vocabulary Lists pulled from pop music. Continue reading...

Ten Words from "NY Times" History: March on Washington

Learn Ten Words from New York Times History - March on Washington - August 28, 1963. Then see "Vocabulary Begets Vocabulary: The More You Know, the More You Learn" to understand why learning these words will help you absorb even more as you read.
Get ready for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington by learning vocabulary from the "I Have a Dream" speech Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered that day, as well as vocabulary from King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Continue reading...
Writing about Afghan poet Matiullah Turab, Azam Ahmed of The New York Times used the word aphorism in describing the importance of poetic language in Afghan culture. Continue reading...

Ten Words from "The NY Times" - Aug. 21, 2013

Learn Ten Words from The NY Times - Aug. 21, 2013. Then see "Vocabulary Begets Vocabulary: The More You Know, the More You Learn" to understand why learning these words will help you absorb even more as you read.

Words for Elmore Leonard

Honor the life and writing of Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) by learning an Elmore Leonard Vocabulary List of words drawn from his New York Times obituary, "A Novelist Who Made Crime an Art, and His Bad Guys 'Fun.'"
Learn five new Vocabulary Lists focused on Latin roots "vocare," "portare," "sci," "struere," and "via." Continue reading...
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