Vocabulary Simplified: Strategies for Building Your College Vocabulary

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Longman Publishing, Jul 1, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 128 pages
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Brief and inexpensive, this vocabulary worktext contains concise instruction and extensive practice exercises on dictionary and thesaurus usage, context clues, and word parts. Included are practice exercises for each topic, which integrate chapter content and demonstrate relevance to the readings. A variety of formats is used to maintain interest and motivation. Exercises integrate chapter content and demonstrate relevance to the readings. High-Utility Word Lists, arranged by academic discipline, enlarge readers' general vocabulary while offering practice exercises to strengthen and sustain interest. Website cross references direct readers to visit suggested sites for skill reinforcement and practice. "Vocabulary for the 21st Century" section explores interesting features of language while expanding word awareness. "Exploring Language" boxes stimulate interest in language and introduce unique features of the English Language. For those interested in expanding their vocabulary.

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Kathleen McWhorter (Ph.D. SUNY, Buffalo) is Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of Learning Skills at Niagara County Community College. In addition to her developmental writing series from Houghton Mifflin, McWhorter is the author of several successful reading and study skills texts from Longman including College Reading and Study Skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading, Academic Reading, and Guide to College Reading. Recently, Bedford Books also published a new title from McWhorter, Successful College Writing, for freshman composition courses.

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