Word Power is no run off the mill English reference book. It teaches many things about the language and also help in enriching ones vocabulary. Students and those learning the English language stand to gain much from reading and studying this book.
Those who have struggled to use the right word at the right time, are not sure about a particular expression, are poor in expressing themselves in English, mix-up word meanings of like sounding words, are low on confidence when it comes to the right pronunciation stand to benefit from referring to this book regularly.
The style of writing of this book is very easy to understand and unlike most language books, also makes for a lively read. There are separate sections on rules and applied grammar, some of which have stood the test of time and some that are now antiquated. On reading this section students will realize that so many of the rules that they were following have been long outdated or misguided.
At the end of the chapters there are revision exercises that can be used for undertaking a self-evaluation. This book also has interesting quizzes and other puzzle exercises which test a practitioner’s ability to judge and use the language correctly.