100 Most Common SAT Words
Words commonly found on college board tests. A “Concentration” game where you match words and their meanings.
This is a made up word to describe a single word that has meanings that contradict each other. This is just a list, but I think you’ll get a chuckle out of many of these words and contradictory definitions.
Homeschooler Tammy McQuoid’s web-based book: an etymological means of acquiring an adequate vocabulary through learning Greek and latin roots.
Chet Meek’s Page of Puns
… word plays, catchy phrases, and other foolishness.
Focusing On Words
Experience the wonder of words by focusing on the Latin and Greek elements used in English.
For each word you get right, we donate 20 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.
Heteronyms are words that are spelled identically but have different meanings when pronounced differently. For example: Lead, pronounced LEED, means to guide. However, lead, pronounced LED, means a metallic element.
The Inigo Montoya Guide to 27 Commonly Misused Words
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. ~Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride.
Inside Story Flashcards
High school level and above vocabulary. Gorgeous photographs to illustrate each word. Use online or print and use offline. Written definitions also available.
Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun
Generate a wordsearch, crossword puzzle, Hangman game, multiple choice quiz, or match game. Many topics to chose from.
Advanced, high school-level vocabulary quiz.
SAT Verbal Analogy Types
Know the test writer’s favorite types of analogies and you will have an extra advantage when you take the test. Do please be aware, however, that there are other types of analogies tested as well.
Vocabulary Bingo Card Generator
An Excel file where you put in your own list of vocabulary words and definitions, and it generates various bingo cards from your personal list. It also generates definition tiles for the caller to use. From Paula H. of Paula’s Archives.
Earn a “diploma” when you complete a number of these vocabulary increasing games online.
Michael Sheehan covers the joys and vicissitudes of the English language. Learn English from reading about interesting roots.
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. A beautiful way to arrange and save the vocabulary you wish to remember.