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Vocabbett

May 28, 2020

Much has been made of the University of California's recent decision to remove the SAT/ACT from its admissions requirements.

It's caused many people to draw the (eminently logical) conclusion that they no longer need to prepare for the SAT. 

"No SAT means no SAT prep, right? I can just stop learning all this stuff?"


May 26, 2020

Hello! 

Many of you are finishing up a unique school year (to put it lightly!), and are finally heading into summer. 

Congratulations! 

Rest assured that even though school is out, the Vocabbett podcast isn't going anywhere. Let me know if you listen to it somewhere cool! A hike? The beach? 

Anyway, I hope you enjoy...


May 21, 2020

I am SO excited about this podcast because I’ve got a good, old vocabulary-boosting story for you guys. I got the idea for this one after the last "Pitch Perfect" movie came out, and I think you're really going to enjoy it! 

Featuring 15 SAT words and a comical storyline, the story imagines the "pitch" perfect...


May 19, 2020

We made it! Episode 18 of the Vocabbett podcast contains the final installment of our "5 Ways to Instantly Sound Smarter" mini-series. 

And, seeing as it's the last episode, I thought it might be time to change things up a bit!

Rather than cover a grammar rule you should probably follow, this episode covers a "rule" you...


May 14, 2020

As I was writing this episode, I realized that there is an inherent risk in talking so much about grammar: it makes you sound a tad judgmental. 

But that's not where I'm coming from at all!

In today's episode, we dive into why grammar matters (and it's probably not what you think!), as well as the fourth way...