Active Vocabulary : General and Academic Words

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/16/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Active Vocabularypresents vocabulary building with a visually stimulating, full-color design to pique studentsrs" interest and make the process fun. This attractive, highly-interactive workbook improves word knowledge through thematic readings and interactive exercises.

Table of Contents


To The Student

Getting Started

Parts of Speech

Using the Dictionary

Completing Analogies

Benefits of Flash Cards

Word Wise Features


The Classroom: Learning New Skills 

Relationships: Dealing with People 

3 Entertainment: Enjoying a Night Out

4 Word Parts I

Review: Focus on Chapters 1–4

6 Science Fiction: The Silent Stars

Romance: A Knock on the Door 

8 Mystery: Missing from the Mound

Word Parts II                                  

10 Review: Focus on Chapters 6-9 

11 Education: Creating Readers

12 Environmental Sciendce: Endangered Animals 

13 Computer Science: Internet Scams

14 English: Writing Tips

15 Word Parts III 

16 Review: Focus on Chapters 11-15

17 History: Life in Medieval Europe

18 Art History: Florence Beckons 

19 Political Science: Politics Overseas

20 Business: Making It on Your Own 

21 Review: Focus on Chapters 17-20 

22 Health: Exploring Alternatives 

23 City Planning: Public Input 

24 Psychology: Therapy Notes 

25 Drama: All the World's a Stage 

26 Review: Focus on Chapters 22-25 



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Pronunciation Key: Inside Front Cover

Word List: Inside Back Cover

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