If you've been keeping your head down, just doing your job and paying the bills, it may have escaped your notice that we live in exciting times. Yes, really! We're excited about
things! We're excited by
things! We're excited to do
things! And, increasingly, we're excited for
things, events, and experiences.
We're introducing the monthly Vocabulary Bowl "Top 20 Round Up," in which our team of intrepid vocab-casters call out the achievements of middle and high schools making names for themselves on the national and state leaderboards.
is the firefighter who pulls you out of a burning car. The protagonist
is the main character in the story you write about it.
sticks to the facts, but anything subjective
has feelings. Objective
are opposites. Objective
: It is raining. Subjective
: I love the rain!
For the third year, Vocabulary.com is partnering with the New York Times Learning Network for our annual 15-second Vocabulary Video Contest for students.
The SAT has been significantly revamped, and its old approach to vocabulary is a thing of the past. But students and teachers need not worry, as Vocabulary.com has prepared useful resources that provide a clear roadmap to get ready for the new test, which is being rolled out on March 5th, 2016.
If you're nervous about being among the first students to take the new SAT, fret no more! Vocabulary.com has taken a good hard look at the new SAT Reading Test and we've got you covered. Follow this roadmap and your vocabulary will be up to snuff by the time you sharpen your number 2 pencil on test day.