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Vocabulary Power 1 : Practicing Essential Words

Vocabulary Power 1 : Practicing Essential Words - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132283564

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ISBN13: 978-0132283564
ISBN10: 0132283565
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Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Vocabulary Power 1 : Practicing Essential Words - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132283564

Jennifer Recio Lebedev

ISBN13: 978-0132283564
ISBN10: 0132283565
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult.Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable. 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 EachVocabulary 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 TheVocabulary Powerseries includesVocabulary Power 1(Low Intermediate),Vocabulary Power 2(Intermediate), andVocabulary Power 3(Advanced).

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Key Words:consider, feast, generous, guilt, load, mean, occasion, proof, settle, spirit Readings:The First Noodles, What Men and Women Eat CHAPTER 2 Key Words:allow, attempt, cause, cure, damage, disease, raise, record, risk, shore Readings:River Surfing, Powerful Women in the Air CHAPTER 3 Key Words:coast, compare, contain, develop, effect, experiment, public, sense, skill, system Readings:The Van Gogh Drawings, The Man Who Loved to Build Parks QUIZ 1 Key Words from Chapters 1-3 CHAPTER 4 Key Words:bold, certain, creature, degree, exist, pattern, rise, serve, shallow, stick Readings:Smart Enough to Use Tools, Little Known Facts about the Killer Whale CHAPTER 5 Key Words:doubt, gain, habit, handle, improve, lead, origin, reduce, result, reward Readings:Small Changes Make a Difference, What to Do When You're Stressed CHAPTER 6 Key Words:admit, beam, board, crime, destroy, disturb, faith, population, ripe, warn Readings:A Darkness in German Soccer, Safety for College Students QUIZ 2 Key Words from Chapters 4-6 CHAPTER 7 Key Words:blow, compose, duty, exact, inquire, miserable, pity, probable, proper, sympathetic Readings:Push Dad into Action?, Making Mom Understand CHAPTER 8 Key Words:ancient, blame, course, entire, gather, motion, practical, purpose, ruin, threat Readings:Green Buildings, The Truth Is in the Ice CHAPTER 9 Key Words:compete, dismiss, divide, field, include, industry, opinion, produce, train, treat Readings:Bollywood, Beijing Film Academy QUIZ 3 Key Words from Chapters 7-9 CHAPTER 10 Key Words:battle, charm, cheat, due, f