9781567650051

Vocabulary for the High School Student

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    9781567650051

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    1567650058

  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 1/1/1994
  • Publisher: AMSCO SCHOOL PUBNS INC
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Table of Contents

Learning New Words From The Context
1(68)
What is the context?
1(1)
Why is the context important?
1(1)
In what ways will this unit benefit you?
1(1)
Contexts With Contrasting Words
2(17)
Pretest 1
2(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 1
4(2)
Apply What You Have learned
6(4)
Pretest 2
10(3)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 2
13(2)
Apply What You Have Learned
15(4)
Context With Similar Words
19(17)
Pretest 3
19(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 3
21(2)
Apply Whata You Hava Learned
23(4)
Pretest 4
27(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 4
29(2)
Apply What You Have Learned
31(5)
``Commonsense'' Contexts
36(16)
Pretest 5
36(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 5
38(2)
Apply What You Have Learned
40(4)
Pretest 6
44(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 6
46(1)
Apply What You Have Learned
47(5)
Mixed Contexts
52(17)
Pretest 7
52(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 7
54(2)
Apply What You Have Learned
56(4)
Pretest 8
60(2)
Study Your Lesson Words, Group 8
62(2)
Apply What You Have Learned
64(5)
Enlarging Vocabulary Through Central Ideas
69(44)
What is a central idea?
69(1)
Why study words through central ideas?
69(1)
How to use this vocabulary unit
69(1)
Central Ideas 1-5
70(10)
Pretest 1
70(1)
Central Ideas
Skill adroit, dexterity, etc.
70(1)
Poverty destitute, impoverish, etc.
71(1)
Wealth affluent, opulence, etc.
72(1)
Fear apprehensive, timid, etc.
73(1)
Courage dauntless, fortitude, etc.
74(1)
Review Exercises
75(5)
Central Ideas 6-10
80(10)
Pretest 2
80(1)
Central Ideas
Concealment alias, clandestine, etc.
80(1)
Disclosure apprise, divulge, etc.
81(1)
Agreement accord, reconcile, etc.
82(1)
Disagreement altercation, discord, etc.
83(1)
Eating devour, succulent, etc.
84(1)
Review Exercises
85(5)
Central Ideas 11-15
90(11)
Pretest 3
90(1)
Central Ideas
Size, Quantity colossal, infinite, etc.
90(2)
Weakness debilitate, enervate, etc.
92(1)
Strength bulwark, citadel, etc.
92(2)
Neglect default, remiss, etc.
94(1)
Care discreet, meticulous, etc.
94(2)
Review Exercises
96(5)
Central Ideas 16-20
101(12)
Pretest 4
101(1)
Central Ideas
Residence denizen, domicile, etc.
101(2)
Disobedience defiance, transgress, etc.
103(1)
Obedience acquiesce, tractable, etc.
104(1)
Time imminent, sporadic, etc.
105(1)
Necessity compulsory, imperative, etc.
106(2)
Review Exercises
108(5)
Enlarging Vocabulary Through Anglo-Saxon Prefixes
113(23)
What is a prefix?
113(1)
Why study prefixes?
113(1)
Purpose of this unit
113(1)
Anglo-Saxon Prefixes 1-4
114(10)
Pretest 1
114(1)
Prefixes
Fore- forebear, foreboding, etc.
114(1)
Mis- misdeed, mishap, etc.
115(1)
Out- outlandish, outwit, etc.
116(1)
Over- overbearing, overwhelm, etc.
117(1)
Review Exercises
118(6)
Anglo-Saxon Prefixes 5-8
124(12)
Pretest 2
124(1)
Prefixes
Un- unbiased, unwary, etc.
124(2)
Under- undergraduate, underscore, etc.
126(1)
Up- upcoming, upheaval, etc.
127(1)
With- withdraw, withstand, etc.
128(1)
Review Exercises
129(7)
Enlarging Vocabulary Through Latin Prefixes
136(50)
Latin Prefixes 1-6
136(12)
Pretest 1
136(1)
Prefixes
Ab-, A-, Abs- abrupt, averse, etc.
137(1)
Ad- adherent, adversary, etc.
138(1)
Ante-; 4. Post- antedate, postscript, etc.
139(1)
Bi-; 6. Semi- bilingual, semiconscious, etc.
140(2)
Review Exercises
142(6)
Latin Prefixes 7-12
148(12)
Pretest 2
148(1)
Prefixes
E-, Ex-; 8. In-, Im- evoke, exclusive, etc.
148(3)
Extra-; 10. Intra- extraneous, intramural, etc.
151(1)
Contra-, Contro-, Counter- contravene, controversy, etc.
152(1)
Inter- intercede, intervene, etc.
153(1)
Review Exercises
154(6)
Latin Prefixes 13-18
160(13)
Pretest 3
160(1)
Prefixes
In-, Il-, Im-, Ir- incessant, illogical, etc.
160(2)
Bene-; 15. Mal-, Male- beneficial, malice, etc.
162(1)
De- decadent, depreciate, etc.
163(1)
Dis- disintegrate, dissent, etc.
164(2)
Se- seclude, sedition, etc.
166(1)
Review Exercises
167(6)
Latin Prefixes 19-24
173(13)
Pretest 4
173(1)
Prefixes
Circum- circumspect, circumvent, etc.
173(1)
Con-, Co-, Col-, Cor- concord, coalesce, etc.
174(1)
Ob- obliterate, obstacle, etc.
175(1)
Per- perforate, permeate, etc.
176(1)
Pre- preclude, preconceive, etc.
177(1)
Pro- proficient, profuse, etc.
178(2)
Review Exercises
180(6)
Enlarging Vocabulary Through Latin Roots
186(29)
What is a root?
186(1)
Why study roots?
186(1)
Purpose of this unit
186(1)
Latin Roots 1-10
186(14)
Pretest 1
186(1)
Roots
Am, Amor amiable, enamored, etc.
187(1)
Anim equanimity, unanimous, etc.
188(1)
Fin affinity, definitive, etc.
189(1)
Flu, Fluc, Flux fluent, fluctuate, etc.
189(1)
Gen, Gener, Genit engender, genre, etc.
190(1)
Greg aggregate, congregation, etc.
190(1)
Here, Hes adhere, coherence, etc.
191(1)
Lateral multilateral, unilateral, etc.
192(1)
Litera alliteration, literacy, etc.
193(1)
Luc, Lum elucidate, luminary, etc.
193(1)
Review Exercises
194(6)
Latin Roots 11-20
200(15)
Pretest 2
200(1)
Roots
Man, Manu manipulate, manual, etc.
201(1)
Pend, Pens append, suspense, etc.
201(1)
Pon, Pos postpone, depose, etc.
202(1)
Scrib, Script prescribe, inscription, etc.
203(1)
Simil, Simul assimilate, simulate, etc.
204(1)
Sol, Soli desolate, solitary, etc.
204(1)
Solv, Solu, Solut resolve, soluble, etc.
205(1)
Und, Unda abound, inundate, etc.
206(1)
Ver, Vera, Veri aver, veracity, etc.
207(1)
Vid, Vis video, visual, etc.
207(1)
Review Exercises
208(7)
Enlarging Vocabulary Through Greek Word Elements
215(36)
Why study Greek word elements?
215(1)
Purpose of this unit
215(1)
Greek Word Elements 1-10
215(18)
Pretest 1
215(1)
Word Elements
Aut, Auto authentic, automation, etc.
216(2)
Cracy aristocracy, bureaucracy, etc.
218(1)
Dem, Demo epidemic, demagogue, etc.
219(1)
Pan, Panto panacea, pantomine, etc.
220(1)
Chron, Chrono chronicle, chronology, etc.
221(1)
Mania kleptomania, pyromania, etc.
222(1)
Ped encyclopedia, pedagogue, etc.
223(1)
Ortho orthodox, orthopedist, etc.
224(1)
Gen, Geno, Genea genesis, genealogy, etc.
225(1)
Meter, Metr barometer, symmetry, etc.
226(1)
Review Exercises
227(6)
Greek Word Elements 11-20
233(18)
Pretest 2
233(1)
Word Elements
Ant, Anti antagonist, antipathy, etc.
234(1)
Onym, Onomato acronym, homonym, etc.
235(1)
Derm, Dermato dermis, dermatologist, etc.
236(1)
Nom, Nem economical, nemesis, etc.
236(2)
Phan, Phen phantom, phenomenal, etc.
238(1)
Therm, Thermo thermal, thermostat, etc.
239(1)
Prot, Proto protagonist, protocol, etc.
239(1)
Thesis, Thet thesis, synthetic, etc.
240(1)
Aster, Astr, Astro asterisk, astronaut, etc.
241(1)
Gram, Graph anagram, graphic, etc.
242(2)
Review Exercises
244(7)
Expanding Vocabulary Through Derivatives
251(19)
What is a derivative?
251(1)
Terms used in this unit
252(1)
Forming Derivatives by Attaching Prefixes and Suffixes
253(17)
Attaching Prefixes
253(1)
Attaching the Prefix IN
254(1)
Attaching Suffixes
255(1)
Attaching Suffixes to Words Ending in Y
256(2)
Attaching Suffixes to Words Ending in Silent E
258(1)
Attaching the Suffix LY
259(2)
Doubling Final Consonants Before Suffixes
261(3)
Troublesome Suffixes
264(3)
Review Exercises
267(3)
Understanding Word Relationships And Word Analogies
270(8)
Word Relationships
270(1)
Word Analogy Questions
271(2)
Working Backwards in Completing Analogies
273(3)
Alternate-Type Analogy Questions
276(2)
Dictionary Of Words Taught In This Text
278(1)
Word List
278

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