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Vocabulary Power 1 : Practicing Essential Words

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9780132431781

ISBN10:
0132431785
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Pub. Date:
8/2/2007
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
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Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult. Vocabulary Poweruses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable. #xA0; A three-book series, Vocabulary Power: teaches the most important wordsfrom the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words) presents each word in eight different contextsto help students learn and remember the word easily encourages students to apply the wordsto their own lives, making vocabulary more relevant and useful can be used in class or as a self-study text Each Vocabulary Powerbook features: 300 new words -- 10 per chapter high-interest readings adapted from articles on a variety of up-to-date topics exercises on word families, multiple meanings, collocations, and expressions that expand students'knowledge of the words engaging discussion questions and writing topics that elicit natural use of the words quizzes to check students'progress and minimize teacher prep time Word Builder exercises and charts in the Appendix to help students focus on the meaning and use of word parts The Vocabulary Powerseries includes Vocabulary Power 1(Low Intermediate), Vocabulary Power 2(Intermediate), and Vocabulary Power 3(Advanced).

Table of Contents

Key Words: ambiguous, cooperate, deduce, deny, link, mature, objective, pursue, react, vary Readings: Can Vegetable-oil Cars Save the World?
Key Words: accompany, contradict, crucial, dynamic, generate, initial, interpret, perceive, precise, sustain Readings: A Face Can Tell A Thousand Stories
Key Words: attain, coherent, evolve, flexible, fundamental, illustrate, imply, portion, random, sufficient Readings: Amazon Tribes: Isolated by Choice?
Key Words from Chapters 1p. 3
Key Words: assess, cease, contemporary, highlight, neutral, ratio, retain, source, target, theory
Readings: Evidence of Sixteenth-Century Fort in North Carolina?
Key Words: adequate, clarify, demonstrate, equivalent, indicate, potential, relevant, stable, transform, utilize
Readings: DJ Academy
Key Words: assure, compatible, core, enhance, inevitable, interact, manual, proceed, specify, welfare
Readings: Two Houses, Two Visions
Key Words from Chapters 4p. 6
Key Words: acknowledge, apparently, conform, eliminate, function, insight, justify, perspective, proportion, shift
Readings: Therapy Dogs Seem to Boost Health of Sick and Lonely
Key Words: aspect, commit, distinct, extract, foundation, integrity, norm, rely, scope, trace
Readings: DNA Testing: In Our Blood
Key Words: annual, bond, contribute, expand, incentive, modify, presume, subsequent, ultimate, widespread
Readings: Saving Soul Food
Key Words from Chapters 7p. 9
Key Words: appropriate, collapse, confer, devote, inherent, minimize, regulate, sum, symbol, trend
Readings: Volunteers Catch Pickpockets in Venice
Key Words: anticipate, capable, detect, estimate, evaluate, fund, overlap, primary, resource, terminate
Readings: Five Stars That Could Support Life on Other Planets
Key Words: compensate, controversy, distort, emerge, facilitate, identical, intense, phase, reverse, scheme
Readings: Is Bottled Water Really Healthier Than Tap Water?
Key Words from Chapters 10p. 12
Key Words: alter, consequently, decline, dominate, innovation, impact, occupy, precede, release, technique
Readings: The Influence of Star Wars
Key Words: aware, correspond, diversity, ethnic, period, promote, role, significant, statistics, theme
Readings: American Kids Soak Up Spanish TV
Key Words: attribute, circumstances, constrain, domain, element, expose, isolated, principal, reluctant, valid
Readings: As Moose Population Falls, Wolves Struggle
Key Words from Chapters 13p. 15
Key Words: conduct, contact, emphasize, input, invest, policy, range, secure, strategy, undertaking
Readings: How to Turn an Internship into a Job
Key Words: commission, contrary, evident, hierarchy
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