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Interactive Vocabulary, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Amy E. Olsen

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 26, 2012

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Interactive Vocabulary supplements a reading text at the lowest level and develops vocabulary for general subjects through thematic readings, interactive exercises, and self-tests.

 

Intended for students reading at the introductory grade reading level, the fourth edition of Interactive Vocabulary offers engaging readings on high-interest topics and keeps students interested while showing them how vocabulary is used in the context of a reading passage. The text encourages students to look for context clues to help them figure out the meaning of a word. An optional Web site with pronunciation offers additional exercises. 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       

To the Student        

Learning Objectives         

Getting Started       

Parts of Speech   

Using the Dictionary 

Completing Analogies    

Benefits of Flash Cards and Word Maps          

Context Clue Mini-Lessons       

Part I Education

Vocabulary Growth: The Joy of Words     

Resources: Using a College Wisely            

Time: Planning Matters        

Word Parts I    

Review: Focus on Chapters 1–4      

Part II The Unusual

Odd Places: Journey Beyond the Ordinary        

Amazing Animals: Special Abilities           

Peculiar Events: People Really Do This   

Word Parts II   

10 Review: Focus on Chapters 6–9      

Part III Relationships

11  Your Life: What Do You Want?      

12  Friendship: Who Is Out There?   

13  Romance: How Do You Know?    

14  Word Parts III           

15  Review: Focus on Chapters 11–14      

Part IV Health

16 Fitness: A Healthy Body       

17 Personal Finance: A Healthy Wallet        

18 The World: A Healthy Environment

19 Review: Focus on Chapters 16–18           

Part V Careers

20 Science: The Scientific Mind 

21 The Arts: Creative Places   

22 Politics: Women in Office    

23 Review: Focus on Chapters 20–22

       

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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Interactive Vocabulary, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$12.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-21195-1