Gaining Word Power
Gaining Word Power helps college students build and retain better vocabularies and become more effective strategic readers. Based on more than thirty years of the author's teaching experience, this comprehensive vocabulary book generates a basic college-level vocabulary quickly, effectively, and pleasurably. It incorporates a number of proven vocabulary-building approaches that are grounded in sound learning theory. In each self-contained lesson, words are presented on graduated levels of difficulty, followed by challenging exercises and writing activities, then reinforced by immediate access to solutions. This enables students to progress at their own pace and evaluate their progress. Although this text has a distinct pedagogical structure, a variety of practices, crossword puzzles, writing exercises, analogy activities, and numerous cartoons throughout challenge students to learn using a variety of strategies while continuously emphasizing the reading-writing connection.
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