9780321142436

Active Vocabulary : General and Academic Words

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321142436

  • ISBN10:

    0321142438

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Interactive, aesthetic workbook that uses high-interest readings to show multiple contexts of words. " Scaffolded" chapters and exercises progressively reinforce previous chapters as the student moves through the book. The thematic readings that open every chapter focus on high-interest topics. Vocabulary development, Developmental Reading at the 9th-12th grade level.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
To the Student xv
PART I GENERAL WORDS
Getting Started
2(4)
SECTION 1 STUDENT LIFE
The Classroom: Learning New Skills
6(5)
Relationships: Dealing with People
11(5)
Entertainment: Enjoying a Night on the Town
16(5)
Travel: Discovering the World
21(5)
Word Parts I
26(6)
SECTION 2 READING FOR PLEASURE
Science Fiction: The Silent Stars
32(5)
Westerns: The Stranger in Town
37(5)
Romance: A Knock on the Door
42(5)
Mystery: A Sparkle in the Ashes
47(5)
Review: Focus on Chapters 1--9
52(8)
PART II ACADEMIC WORDS
Administration of Justice: Prominent Couple Indicated
60(5)
Environmental Science: Galapagos Journal
65(5)
Computer Applications: An Online Course
70(5)
Word Parts II
75(5)
History: Medieval Europe
80(5)
Art History: Florence Beckons
85(6)
Political Science: Island Intrigue
91(5)
Business: It's in the Cards
96(5)
Review: Focus on Chapters 11--18
101(6)
Zoology: Chimpanzees
107(5)
Education: Creating Readers
112(5)
Health: Exploring Alternatives
117(5)
Word Parts III
122(6)
English: Fun with Words
128(5)
Psychology: The Experiment
133(5)
Engineering: Amazing Achievements
138(5)
Drama: The Play's the Thing
143(5)
Review: Focus on Chapters 20--27
148(7)
Analogies Appendix 155(2)
Limited Answer Key 157(2)
Create Your Own Flash Cards 159

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