How to Use SAT
Browse the word
Click on "SAT 800" button, you will get a new page
as shown below. On the left side of the page is the word list. The words are
organized into a list of folders in alphabetic order.
Click on a folder to see the words within the
folder. Click on a word will place the word in the "Flash Card" on the right
side of the page as show below.
you already know most of the words in SAT vocabulary, browsing the word list is
a good way to review and learn only the words you don't know yet.
Study the words in small group
For most students with a
limited SAT vocabulary, learning words in a big list is not efficient.
You may not be able to get vary far down the list before you forget the
words at the beginning of the list. Also, it is boring and confusing when you
try to study a group of words that all starts with the same letter and looks
To study words in small group, click on "Group" tab, you will see a
list of word group as shown below.
You can open the folder to see the words in the group show
below. However, click on the word will not place the word in the "Flash Card"
on the right.
To study a group, you need to highlight the group by
clicking on it, and then click on "Select" button to place the group you
selected into "Flash Card" on the right as show below.
Once you selected a group, you can focus on the right side
of the page to study a group of 20 words using "Flash Card" and/or "Quiz".
Using flashcards to study
and build vocabulary is highly recommended by all SAT preparation books.
Flashcards allow you to focus on one word at a time so you will not be
distracted by other words in the list. There are many options as to how the
flashcard is displayed. The default way of display is showing the word followed
by a brief definition and then followed by a usage example. You can choose to
only display the word or the definition.
After you have learned
all words in the group, change the "Display Options" to only display word and
usage. You can use the "Next" button to go through all words to see if you can
remember the meaning of the words.
You can also hear the
pronunciation of the word in the flashcard by clicking on the image next to the
After you studied all the words in the group, you can review
and quiz yourself on these words. Click on "Quiz" tab, you will get the screen
There are three forms
of quiz, the first is "Select the best definition of a given word" as show in
above screen. The second way to take the quiz is "Sentence completion" as shown
in screen below
The third option of taking the quiz is "Select the best word for a given
definition" as shown below
The quiz covers all the
words in the word group you selected and can be taken as many times as you like.
You will get an entirely new quiz each time you get quizzed on the same
group of words you selected.