Expanding Your Vocabulary

Expanding Your Vocabulary

By: Kathleen T. McWhorter (author)Paperback

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Expanding Your Vocabulary improves students' vocabulary through concise instruction and extensive application using discipline-based readings. Part One of Expanding Your Vocabulary consists of instruction in the five critical areas of vocabulary development while Part Two gets students refining their skills through practice with authentic reading passages from ten academic fields, providing lists of high utility words and content readings student can use to practice and apply all the skills they have learned in the text.


Introduction: Vocabulary and College and Workplace Success PART I: General and Academic Vocabulary Chapter 1 Strategies: Learning New Words Chapter 2 Using Context to Figure Out Words Chapter 3 Dictionaries: Worthwhile Investments Chapter 4 Using Word Parts to Expand Your Vocabulary Chapter 5 Vocabulary on the Move! PART II: Discipline Specific Vocabulary Chapter 6 Computers and Information Systems Chapter 7 Law and Criminal Justice Chapter 8 Allied Health and Medicine Chapter 9 Education Chapter 10 Business Chapter 11 Biology Chapter 12 Psychology and Sociology Chapter 13 Politics and Government Chapter 14 Literature Chapter 15 Arts

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205645862
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780205645862
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0205645860

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