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Academic Vocabulary, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Amy E. Olsen

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 23, 2012

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Academic Vocabulary supplements a reading text at the highest level and develops vocabulary for academic subjects through thematic readings, interactive exercises, and self-tests.

 

The chapters and exercises are “scaffolded” so that what has been presented in previous chapters is reinforced progressively as the student moves through the book. A variety of exercises stimulates different learning styles and encourages cross-referencing of the words through different contexts. Self-tests and games in each chapter round out the exposure for each vocabulary word. Recognizing that today's students are residents of a visual culture, the fifth edition's new "Word Visions" feature calls on students to apply their vocabulary skills in image-oriented contexts.

Table of Contents

Preface                                                                           

Learning Objectives                                                        

Getting Started                                                 

Using the Dictionary                             

Parts of Speech                                                   

Completing Analogies                                            

Benefits of Flash Cards and Word Maps              

Word Wise Features                                           

1    U.S. History: Challenges Faced                 

2    Composition: The Midterm                       

3    Mathematics: Work It Out                         

4    Biology: The Natural World                      

5    Word Parts I                                             

6    Review: Focus on Chapters 1–5              

7    Sociology: The Importance of Hello         

8    Speech: Tips for Any Occasion                

9    Foreign Languages: Welcome Additions  

10    Geography: The Frozen Continent            

11   Word Parts II                                              

12    Review: Focus on Chapters 7–11             

13    World History: Mongolia Explored            

14    Art History: Always Something New         

15    Anthropology: Societies and Customs   

16    Word Parts III                                                        

17    Review: Focus on Chapters 13–16

18    Political Science: Searching for the Ideal      

19    Literature: Look Deeply                               

20    Computer Science: Concerns to Consider  

21    Geology: Above and Below                                

22    Review: Focus on Chapters 18–21           

23    Education: What’s Your Personality?         

24    Film: Well Worth Watching                              

25    Business: Shopping Made Easier                 

26    Chemistry: From Ancient to Modern Times

27    Review: Focus on Chapters 23–26           

Glossary                                                                              

Create Your Own Flash Cards                            

Make Your Own Word Maps                                         

Pronunciation Key: Inside Front Cover              

Word List: Inside Back Cover                             

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Academic Vocabulary, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$12.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-21186-9