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Vocabulary Power 2 : Practicing Essential Words

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9780132221504

ISBN10:
0132221500
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Pub. Date:
7/17/2007
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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

Readings:Personal Finance for Teenagers
Key Words:available, concentrate, consultant, data, edit, issue, obvious, stiff, term, trial
Readings:Putting a Stop to Teenage Hacking Crimes
Key Words:accurate, classic, critic, encourage, exhibit, firm, label, prejudice, process, tempt
Readings:Salsa Music Energizes Japan
Key Words from Chapters 1-3
Key Words:benefit, contrast, convenience, insure, lessen, locate, logic, rate, require, scale
Readings:Setting Up Operations in Sunny Spain
Key Words:attitude, contribute, establish, fade, identify, pressure, quote, reputation, spare, wander
Readings:Family Dinners: A Surprising Anti-drug
Key Words:appoint, astonish, calculate, challenge, concept, drag, extend, extreme, mere, passage
Readings:Space Elevator
Key Words from Chapters 4-6
Key Words:aim, approach, current, custom, generation, influence, moral, preserve, regard, style
Readings:Professor and Students Help Ancient Culture Live On
Key Words:broad, comment, effective, focus, goal, mercy, neglect, otherwise, scene, tear
Readings:The Photography of Edward Burtynsky
Key Words:accuse, authority, bribe, brief, graceful, immense, involve, root, seek, visible
Readings:How Common Is Bribery around the World?
Key Words from Chapters 7-9
Readings:Saving the Amazon
Key Words:acq
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