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Mastering Advanced Vocabulary


Mastering Advanced Vocabulary

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This material offers 30 days lesson plan to master 300 essential words and 300 highly used roots and prefixes. Each day, students will master 10 words and 10 roots/prefixes. There is PreTest provided to evaluate learner's own level. After studying the words, learners can take 2 short quizzes per each word. Quiz should be done 15 seconds. *** This StAIR instruction is using Visual Basic, so please check our Macro is enabled in PowerPoint. 
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: March 27, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 28, 2013
Submitter: Ally Shin
Keywords: GRE, Advanced Vocabulary


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Ashley Whaley
1 year ago

Ashley Whaley (Teacher (K-12))

I think the idea of this StAIR is a great concept for broadening your knowledge base for GRE-related words. 

Technical Remarks:

I was unable to hear any sound, nor was I able to navigate beyond the first couple of slides. The “pre-quiz” button didn’t work for me, so that’s as far as I was able to get. I tried multiple times, and all attempts were unsuccessful. 

Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes

Avatar for Megan Walker
1 year ago

Megan Walker (Teacher (K-12))

This is a fairly comprehensive tool, and I could see the value in it as a review tool, especially.  The resource is colorful, but not distracting and both neat and organized.

I don't know that it would work as well as an introduction to the words, as the first quiz comes up before any instruction or background is given.  If the first quiz is intended as a pre-test, it would be nice to add the ability to easily go back to take it again after going through the entire vocabulary lesson.

I might also recommend changing up the order of the questions a little bit.  In the second quiz section, there were always two questions in a row with the same word as the answer.  Mixing them up would require more careful thought and consideration, I think.

Overall, this resource was very easy to use and follow.  The idea of breaking up GRE vocabulary words into several manageable chunks is a fantastic one, and this resource fits the bill.

Technical Remarks:

I had a few issues with slides not advancing on the first click.  If they didn't, they advanced when clicked again.  This seemed to happen in the Root Review.

Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes