9780321410702

Developing Vocabulary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321410702

  • ISBN10:

    032141070X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/31/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The first in a new 3-book skills-based series and perfectly aligned with DJ Henryrs"s The Skilled Reader, Developing Vocabulary builds a college-level vocabulary to prepare students for studies within academic the various disciplines through the use of textbook excerpts. Students are given plenty of exercises requiring exploration through context clues, word analysis, proper usage, and application. To help visual learners use images to develop their college vocabularies, photographs and drawings are accompanied by captions for students to complete as a quick test of vocabulary development and reading comprehension. Can be used to complement The Skilled Reader or as a stand-alone product. Heavy emphasis placed on academic disciplines as readings are adapted from college textbooks. Please enter here Please enter here

Table of Contents

Preface vi
UNIT 1 Introduction
1(49)
Study Tips
1(4)
Using Context Clues and Word Analysis
5(26)
Dictionary Skills
31(19)
Unit 1 Review Test
43(7)
UNIT 2 Vocabulary in Health
50(40)
Vocabulary and the Mind and Body Connection
50(8)
Vocabulary and Nursing
58(10)
Vocabulary and Environmental Health
68(8)
Vocabulary and Longevity
76(14)
Unit 2 Review Test
85(5)
UNIT 3 Vocabulary in Social Sciences
90(39)
Vocabulary and Psychology
90(8)
Vocabulary and Sociology
98(8)
Vocabulary and American Government
106(10)
Vocabulary and Anthropology
116(13)
Unit 3 Review Test
124(5)
UNIT 4 Vocabulary in Math, Science, and Technology
129(39)
Vocabulary and Mathematics for Business
129(9)
Vocabulary and Biology
138(8)
Vocabulary and Marine Science
146(9)
Vocabulary and Computer Technology
155(13)
Unit 4 Review Test
163(5)
UNIT 5 Vocabulary in Communications and Humanities
168
Vocabulary and Interpersonal Communication
168(8)
Vocabulary and Literature
176(10)
Vocabulary and Humanities
186(8)
Vocabulary and Music Appreciation
194
Unit 5 Review Test
202(5)
APPENDIXES
Appendix A Word Parts
207(6)
Appendix B Foreign Words and Phrases
213(1)
Appendix C Partial Answer Key
214

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