Core 100 WordsStreaming Audiobook - 2011
This audio book is guaranteed to give the student a solid core list of words for the SATs. Unlike most SAT prep courses, this short concise audio book is laser focused on the words themselves. It does not wear down and intimidate the student with length and breadth. This list was first developed at Choate, the distinguished American preparatory school with a wide range of graduates ranging from Adlai Stevenson and John F. Kennedy to Edward Albee and the actor Michael Douglas. Choate had a long honored tradition of not only getting its graduates into Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, but also having over 75% of them graduate in the top half of those classes. Choate, along with Andover and Exeter, were the only schools that the Harvard Admission Office would predict their students would have a higher grade point than at their high school.It is from this tradition of laser-focused learning that this SAT prep audio book comes. A legendary teacher, John Joseph, as the core 100, first put the words forth. "Get these right and we can move on; but first get these memorized." As the audio book says, Choate had the confidence to start simply with a foundation in a subject before moving to greater efforts. This is such an audio book.The SAT words have remained largely the same over 50 years. A comparison to other texts indicates that about 98% of the words have been the same over this period, as an educated listener would expect. After this basic non-intimidating approach, a student can move on to the SAT and GRE 500 Words. First, start at the beginning.With the Core 100 words, students will enjoy the speed at which they master this foundation of the language without having to wade through a long audio book to get to this core knowledge. The very shortness encourages students to re-listen to master this core subject.
Publisher: [United States] : Simply Magazine : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Branch Call Number: E-AUDIOBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (17 min.)) : digital