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
To the Student
Parts of Speech
Using the Dictionary
Benefits of Flash Cards and Word Maps
Context Clue Mini-Lessons
Part I Education
1 Vocabulary Growth: The Joy of Words
2 Resources: Using a College Wisely
3 Time: Planning Matters
4 Word Parts I
5 Review: Focus on Chapters 1–4
Part II The Unusual
6 Odd Places: Journey Beyond the Ordinary
7 Amazing Animals: Special Abilities
8 Peculiar Events: People Really Do This
9 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
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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