1st Koaching Schedule

*Day 1: 6 New Words will be updated + Daily quiz on Day 1
*Day 2: 6 New Words will be updated + Daily quiz on Day 2 + Review quiz on Day 1+Day 2
*Day 3: 6 New Words will be updated + Daily quiz on Day 3 + Review quiz on Day 1+Day 2+Day 3
*Day 4: 6 New Words will be updated + Daily quiz on Day 4
*Day 5: 6 New Words will be updated + Daily quiz on Day 5 + Review quiz on Day 4+Day 5
*Day 6: Normal Test on Day 1+Day 2+Day 3+Day 4+Day 5
*Day 7: Challenging Test on the PAST weeks' words.

*Answers for quizzes will be posted right away!
*Answers for tests will be posted exactly after 12 hours (If the test is updated on March 12th 10:49 P.M., its answers will be posted on March 13th 10:49 A.M.).

Goal One: Master SAT/GRE Voca

Tuesday, April 5

My Apologies

I am so sorry but I've been unable to update words from March 28th due to my personal problem. I will resume updates on April 5th. and try my best not to happen such an abrupt interruption again.

Monday, March 28

Today's Quizzes - Week2 Day1

Daily Quiz on W2D1: Check!

___    one's another personality
B.alter ego                                         ___    isolated
C.alienation                                         ___    selfless concern for the well-being of others
D.altruism                                    ___    a public argument
E.altercation                                           ___    a story that has a hidden meaning
F.allegory                                           ___    a false name or assumed identity

Today's Words - Week2 Day1

AL/ALI/ALTER(other, another)

1. ALIAS [ey-lee-uhs]
adv. used to indicate that a named person is also known or more familiar under another specified name
Ex) Eric Blair, alias George Orwell, wrote the novel 1984.
n. a false or assumed identity
Ex) A spy operating under the alias Barsad.
v.[transitive](usu. be aliased) [Physics & Telecummunication] misidentify (a signal frequency), introducing distortion or error.
Tip. From Latin 'at another time, otherwise'
2. ALTER EGO [awl-ter ee-goh]
n. a person's secondary or alternative personality
Ex) Dr. Jekyll has an alter ego in the name of Hyde.
Tip. From Latin 'other self'

3. ALIENATION [eyl-yuh-ney-shuhn]
n. the state or experience of being isolatedd from a group or an activity to which one should belong or in which one should be invovled.
Ex) A teacher has a responsibility to create the friendlist environment for a newly transferred student to feel less alinated among his classmates.
Tip. From Latin alienus- 'of another'

4. ALTRUISM [al-troo-iz-uhm]
n. the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others.
Ex) Some ay choose to work with vulnerable elderly people out of altruism.
Tip. From French altruisme, from Italian altrui 'somebody else,' from Latin alteri huic 'to this other'

5. ALTERCATION [awl-ter-key-shuhn]
n. a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public
Ex) Jenny had a fierce altercation with her manager because he always called her name for a cup of coffee as if she were his secretary.
Tip. from Latin altercat 'wrangled'

6. ALLEGORY [al-uh-gawr-ee]
n. a story, ppoem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typicaaly a moral or political one
Ex) Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory of the spiritual journey.
Tip. from allos 'other' + -agoria 'speaking'
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Test Answers for Week1 Day6

Test Answers for Week1 Day6:
Test on Week1- (from up to down respectively) 3, F, B, S, Z, 2, 8, 7, 6, 1, D, 4, E, X, T, Y, V, U, Q, K, H or P, 9, I, M, J, R, A, O, N, H or P, W, L, C, 5, G

Sunday, March 27

Today's Test - Week1 Day6

Test on Week1: Check!

___   demanding; pressing
___   lacking a moral sense                                         
___   (prefix)away from; apart
___   (speech or comment) sharp or forthright                                     
___   go to law
___   a leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires
___   to attract 
___   having a sexual relationship with a man who is not his or her spouse
___   (room, building) be next to
___   remarkably great in extent, size, or degree
___   (prefix)to do; to drive; to force
___   make suitable for a new condition
___   (prefix) to; toward; near
___   a person or thing that produces a specified effect
O.abstract (adj.)                               
___   to worse
___   able to move quickly
___   (speech) bitter or angry
___   having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant smell
___   restraining from
___   without a clearly defined shape or form
___   unusual
___   a combination of two or more metals
___   unknown (name)
___   to hate
___   careless
___   present or experienced to a severe degree
___   (prefix)without
___   not concrete
___   to put an end to
___   unusual
___   the ability to make good judgement and quick decision
___   to kidnap
___   (prefix) sharp; bitter
___   (surface) stick to
___   a person who does not believe in the existence of God

Try to solve all of questions by yourself!
Answers will be posted exactly after 12 hours!

Saturday, March 26

Today's Quizzes - Week1 Day5

Daily Quiz on W1D5: Check!

___    remarkably great in extent, size, or degree
B.agile                                           ___    a person or thing that produces a specified effect
C.litigate                                          ___    go to law
D.prodigious                                    ___    a leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires
E.demagogue                                    ___    demanding; pressing
F.exigent                                          ___    able to move quickly

Review Quiz on W1D4+W1D5: Check!                                
___    make suitable for a new condition
___    (surface) stick to
___    able to move quickly
___    remarkably great in extent, size, or degree
___    go to law
___    a leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires
___    demanding;  pressing
___    having a sexual relationship with a man who is not his or her spouse  
___    (room, building) be next to
___    a combination of two or more metals
___    (prefix)to do; to drive; to force
___   to attract
___    (prefix) to; toward; near
___    a person or thing that produces a specified effect
Try to solve all of questions by yourself!

Today's Words - Week1 Day5

ACT/AG(todo, to drive, to force, to lead)
1. AGENT [uh-dapt]
1. a person who acts on behalf of another, in particular.
Ex) Many travelists see the quality of travel agents when looking for a tourist company.
2. a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect.
Ex) The reasearch showed that young companies not old ones, are the main agents of increase in GDP.
Tip. From ag- 'to do' + -ent
2. AGILE [ad-heer]
adj. able to move quickly and easiliy
Ex) John is as agile as a monkey when he climbs a tree.
Tip. From Latin agilis, from agere 'do'

3. LITIGATE [uh-join]
v. [intransitive] go to law; be a party to a lawsuit
[transitive] take (a claim or a dispute) to a court of law
Ex) The company's long delays in compensating the damage caused by its products increased the customers' urge to litigate.
Tip. From Latin litigat-, from lis, lit- 'lawsuit'

4. PRODIGIOUS [uh-duhl-tuh-ree]
adj. remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
Ex) An airconditioner consumes a prodigious amount of electricity.
Tip. From Latin prodigiosus, from prodigium 'portent'

5. DEMAGOGUE [uh-loor]
n. a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.
Ex) Many historical dictators were demagogues who drove people with a popular want.
Tip. From demos- + agogos 'leading'
6. EXIGENT [n. al-oi,  v. uh-loi]
adj. [formal] pressing, demanding
Ex) Lybians' exigent demand of Qadafi's stepping down was met with brutal military violence.
Tip. From Latin exigent- 'completing, ascertaining'

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Friday, March 25

Today's Quizzes - Week1 Day4

Daily Quiz on W1D4: Check!

___    (such as metals) to mix
B.alloy                                            ___    a voluntary sexual relationship with a man who is not his/her spouse
C.adjoin                                          ___    (surface) to stick to
D.adultery                                    ___    to attract
E.adhere                                           ___    be next to
F.allure                                           ___    to become suitable to a new condition

Today's Words - Week1 Day4

AD(to, toward, near)

1. ADAPT [uh-dapt]
n. [transitive] make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify
Ex) When an organism enters a new habitat, it naturally adapts to the new environment or it will be succumbed.
Tip1. From ad- 'to' + aptare 'fit'
Tip2. Don't confuse with ADOPT, which means legally taking another's child.

2. ADHERE [ad-heer]
adj. [intransitive] (adhere to) stick fast to (a surface or substance)
Ex) A gum adheres so well to a surface.
v. believe in and follow the practices of
Ex) The people adhere to the Muslim religion had to face the unfair discrimination in the U.S. after 9/11
v. to represent truthfully and in detail
Ex) The account adhered firmly to fact
Tip. From Latin adhaerere, from ad- 'to' + haerere- 'to stick'

3. ADJOIN [uh-join]
adj. [transitive] be next to and joined with (a building, room, or peice of land)
Ex) Because the bathroom is adjoined my room, I frequently find my room with full of stink.
Tip. From Latin adjungere, from ad- 'to' + jugere 'to join'

4. ADULTERY [uh-duhl-tuh-ree]
n. voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not his or her spouse.
Ex) In Afghanistan, adultery is a very serious crime.
Tip. From Latin adulter 'adulterer'

5. ALLURE [uh-loor]
adj. the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attracive or fascinating
Ex) Gold has been allure to people especially during the economic crisis.
v. [transitive] powerfully attract or charm; tempt
Ex) Many pioneering colonists of Canada were the European farmers who were allured by the free offer of its vast land.
Tip. From Latin ad- 'to' + luere 'a lure'

6. ALLOY [n. al-oi,  v. uh-loi]
adj. a metal made by combining two or more metallic elements, esp. to give greater strength on resistance to corrosion.
Ex) "Eureka!" Archimedes shouted after he discovered the way to prve that the crown is made of the alloy of gold and other cheaper metals.
v. [transitive] mix (metals) to make an alloy
Tip. From a- 'without' + typical
Ex) Bronze is made by alloying tin with copper.

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