Strauss Publishing is the
offspring of Jack Strauss (B.A., B.Ed., T.E.S.L.), a professional educator for over a quarter of a
century. VOCABULARY IS IMPORTANT marks the culmination of years of
teaching experience that led to the discovery of an easier way to digest the
vastness of the English vocabulary.
Strauss has worked in both the private and public educational sectors as a
high school English teacher and a self-employed tutor. As well, he has
worked in private industry where he has taught new citizens to learn how to
run their own franchise business. With his varied background, he has
been able to draw on many business and educational experiences in creating
educational consultant, Mr. Strauss was responsible for designing and implementing an
E.S.L. program to new citizens.
His tutoring techniques have been
not only beneficial to his students, but also to other educators. As a
result, he is in tune with the educational system, and understands what is
necessary for students to succeed.
Not satisfied with the resources at hand
that would help him in teaching new language learners, he continued to
create exercises and games that would make the vocabulary of the English
language more digestible. Thus, the idea for VOCABULARY IS IMPORTANT.
Mr. Strauss sees it as a useful tool in increasing one's vocabulary in
a period of weeks, not years.
VOCABULARY IS IMPORTANT is a necessary
to people who strive to add words
to their vocabulary. It will surely be the start of more books to come.
Education is a lifelong process. Without communication, education
would not occur. Words are the main ingredient to communication.
Vocabulary is the fuel that launches language. If language is to soar,
then vocabulary must rise to the occasion.
plans to be an integral part of the individual's learning experience.