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
Using the Dictionary
Parts of Speech
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
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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$14.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-21186-9