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Building Vocabulary for College

Building Vocabulary for College - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0395868416

Cover of Building Vocabulary for College 4TH 98 (ISBN 978-0395868416)
ISBN13: 978-0395868416
ISBN10: 0395868416
Edition: 4TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1998
International: No

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Building Vocabulary for College - 4TH 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0395868416

R. Kent Smith

ISBN13: 978-0395868416
ISBN10: 0395868416
Edition: 4TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

As the most comprehensive vocabulary worktext available for developmental readers and writers, this highly popular tool provides both invaluable strategies for learning words and practical activities for mastering their use. With an emphasis on both context and word parts, the text includes the most practical vocabulary for college students, including word parts, challenging words frequently found on standardized tests, and academic terms used across the curriculum. Throughout the text, exercises are graded in difficulty to lead students from vocabulary learning to practical application.

  • Organization in three progressive sections adds to accessibility and teachability.
  • New! Updated academic terms in the final section include legal terms for students majoring in criminal justice or paralegal studies.
  • A cross-curricular emphasis features academic terms to help students succeed in many disciplines: literature and composition, psychology, sociology, U. S. history and political science, biology, physical science, business and economics, computer science, legal terms, music and art.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Word Parts

2. Challenging Words

3. Academic Terms

Appendix A: Parts of Speech

Appendix B: Using the Dictionary

Appendix C: Major Periods of American Literature

Partial Answer Key

Index of Word Parts

Index of Challenging Words

Index of Academic Terms

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