9780618766789

The World of Words Vocabulary for College Success

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    9780618766789

  • ISBN10:

    0618766782

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/4/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The World of Words is designed to spark student interest in vocabulary and foster their love of words. The Seventh Edition sports a colorful new design and incorporates updated themes that draw upon students' knowledge and interests. Through a series of carefully paced lessons, this top-selling vocabulary textbook teaches students three critical skills: dictionary use, contextual clues, and Greek and Latin word elements that expand their repertoire of words. Easy to use and engaging, The World of Words prepares students for the academic vocabulary they will encounter in college.

Table of Contents

Dictionary Skills and Context Clues Parts of Speech Word Endings and Parts of Speech
Words About People Did You Know?: What's in a Name?
Learning Strategy
Using the Dictionary Words to Learn: Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Princess of Persuasion or Chief Lizard Wrangle?
English Idioms: Color
Words in the News Did You Know?: How Many Ways Can a Team Win or Lose?
Learning Strategy: Context Clues of Substitution Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Sneakers: A Multibillion-Dollar Industry English Idioms
Communicating the News
Words for Feeling, Expression, and Action Did You Know?: How Do Cars Get Their Names?
Learning Strategy
Context Clues of Definition Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Words to
Learn Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hero English Idioms
Feelings and Actions
Other Useful English Words Did You Know?: How Does English Get New Words?
Learning Strategy: Context Clues of Opposition Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Crazy Laws English Idioms: Rhyme and Repetition Review
Chapters 1-4
Word Elements Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes Using Word Elements
Word Elements: Prefixes Did You Know?
Where Does English Come From?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Prefixes Prefixes
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Prefixes
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Food of the People English Idioms
Beginnings, Endings, and Time
Word Elements: People and Names Did You Know?
Which Words Come from Names?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements About People Word Roots
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Prefixes and Name Words
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
The Greek Myth of Winter English Idioms: Body Words
Word Elements: Movement Did You Know?
How Did Inventions Get Their Names?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Movement Word Roots
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Prefixes of Movement
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Celebrity Fever English Idioms
Movement
Word Elements: Together and Apart Did You Know?
What Are Two Sources of English?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Together and Apart Prefixes
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Word Roots
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Intelligence Under Fire
The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers English Idioms
Agreement and Anger Review: Chapters 5-8
Word Elements
Numbers and Measures Did You Know?
How Were the Months of the Year Named?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Numbers and Measures Prefixes
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Word Elements
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
Cleopatra
The Last Pharaoh English Idioms
Money
Word Elements: Thought and Belief Did You Know?
Animal Words of Thought and Belief Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Thought and Belief Word Elements
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Prefixes
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
The Origins of Superstitions English Idioms
Animals
Word Elements: The Body and Health Did You Know?: How Did Snacks Originate?
Learning Strategy
Word Elements
The Body and Health Word Elements
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Prefixes
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
A New Language--of Silence English Idioms
Food
Word Elements: Speech and Writing Did You Know?
Shortening English Learning Strategy
Word Elements
Speech and Writing Word Elements
Part 1 Words to Learn
Part 1 Exercises
Part 1 Word Elements
Part 2 Words to Learn
Part 2 Exercises
Part 2 Chapter Exercises Passage
How Could They Read It?
English Idioms
Speech and Writing Review
Chapters 9-12
Answers to Quizzes
Index of Words
Word Elements, and Idioms
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