Ace the vocabulary on the new SAT* with this surefire study guide! The new SAT* I is here--and the vocabulary is slated to be more challenging than ever. This vocabulary is now included in reading passages and sentence completions, and you'll be expected to know the correct words based on the context. That's why you must have this book! McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT* Words gives you an expert's proven method, guaranteed to increase your command of the 400 vocabulary words most often tested on the SAT. You get a complete introduction to the newly revised SAT vocabulary elements, a detailed review of the 400 words and their meanings, and plenty of sentence completion and words-in-context stories to help prepare you for the real thing. Plus, this powerhouse guide also offers you: bull; bull;Chapters on how to identify synonyms, roots, prefixes, suffixes and how to paraphrase sentences bull;Simulated verbal reasoning exercises for the new SAT* I bull;Theme "cluster" groupings to help reinforce your usage bull;ability and understanding bull;Memory tips and techniques to boost your retention bull;Drills and exercises after every word cluster and story Complete with valuable test-taking tips for the new SAT I, McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential SAT* Words is the only guide you need to master the vocabulary sections and score well on this high-stakes exam!Pivarnik-Nova, Denise is the author of 'McGraw-Hill's 400 Essential Sat Words', published 2004 under ISBN 9780071434942 and ISBN 0071434941.