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Vocabulary Booster for the CAT: A Winning Approach by an IIM Alumunus

Vocabulary Booster for the CAT:   A Winning Approach by an IIM Alumunus

Author(s):
  • Sidharth Balakrishna
  • Author: Sidharth Balakrishna
    • ISBN:9788131772508
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131772500
    • Price:Rs. 199.00
    • Pages:296
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    Written by an IIM veteran, this book takes great care to cover the content as per the needs of the students. Words are explained not only in terms of meaning but also their origin, and supplemented by stories that make the usage of certain words perfectly clear. Also included are a large number of idioms and phrases derived from foreign languages, making this book a one-stop solution for students aiming to improve their vocabulary to crack various MBA examinations.

    Table of Content

    About the Author 

    Preface 

    1. Is Vocabulary Important?
    2. Vocabulary: How you can Prepare
    3. Types of Questions in MBA entrance exams
    4. Vocabulary through Roots-I
    5. Vocabulary through Roots-II 
    6. List of Roots for Words 
    7. Improving Vocabulary through knowing the Stories behind Words-I 
    8. Improving Vocabulary through knowing the Stories behind Words-II 
    9. Improving your Vocabulary through the Knowledge of Idioms and Phrases: Stories behind the Use of some Idioms and Phrases 
    10. List of Common Idioms and Phrases
    11. Words from Foreign Languages used in English 
    12. Practice Exercises-based on Vocabulary Questions from MBA entrance examinations 
    13. Word List with the roots of words and their origins

    Salient Features

    • A focused, to-the-point guide for the CAT aspirants
    • Covers all aspects of vocabulary required to crack the CAT
    • Enlightens the students about the origin of the words and stories behind them
    • Wide coverage of idioms and phrases that frequently appear in the B-school entrance examinations