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Basic College Vocabulary Strategies, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Darlene C. Pabis, Arden B. Hamer

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 23, 2013

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For Fundamentals of Reading and Vocabulary Development courses.

Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD–See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Context clues and incorporate Dictionary knowledge. The text addresses the need for identifying learning styles and reinforces the system with techniques to develop a repertoire of memory steps to improve retention of information.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CHAPTER ONE: WHERE DO I BEGIN?

How We Learn

Seven Steps to Memory

SSCD: A Vocabulary Strategy

Strategies for Learning Vocabulary

Format of Chapters and Important Terms

 

CHAPTER TWO: USING STRATEGIES TO LEARN NEW WORDS

Memory Tip Intend to Remember

Vocabulary Strategy See and Say the Word

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer 1

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Matching

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER THREE: USING WHAT YOU KNOW TO LEARN WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW

Memory Tip Organize the Material to Be Learned

Vocabulary Strategy Word Structure

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Yes or No?

Related Forms

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER FOUR: WORKING WITH CONTEXT CLUES

Memory Tip Test/Retest

Vocabulary Strategy Context Clues Part I

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER FIVE: MORE CONTEXT CLUES

Memory Tip Overlearn the Material

Vocabulary Strategy Context Clues Part II

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Related Words with Prefixes

Related Words with Suffixes

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER SIX: THE DICTIONARY AS A TOOL

Memory Tip Memory Techniques: Visualization, Association, Mnemonics

Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary Use

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Concept Maps

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER SEVEN: WORDS HAVE EMOTIONS TOO

Memory Tip Space Out Your Learning

Vocabulary Strategy Emotional Meaning of Words

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Matching

Antonyms (Opposite) and Synonyms (Same Meaning)

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER EIGHT: HOMONYMS AND HOMOPHONES

Memory Tip Study Before Bed

Vocabulary Strategy Homonyms and Homophones

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER NINE: DON’T LET WORDS CONFUSE YOU

Memory Tip Use Multiple Senses to Enhance Learning

Vocabulary Strategy Confusing Words

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

CHAPTER TEN: LANGUAGE IS ALWAYS CHANGING

Memory Tip Learning Never Ends

Vocabulary Strategy Language Is Always Changing

Part A

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Part B

Words to Learn

See and Say

Structural Elements

Context Clues

Dictionary

Practice Exercises

Multiple Choice

Fill in the Blank

Correct or Incorrect?

Short Answer

Power Words

Practice Exercises

Chapter Review

Yes or No?

Expanded Word Forms

Expand Your Learning

Puzzle Fun

 

APPENDIX A: ANSWERS TO MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

APPENDIX B: WORD LIST WITH CHAPTER NUMBERS

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