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Building Vocabulary for College

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ISBN-10: 0618123482

ISBN-13: 9780618123483

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: R. Kent Smith

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Building Vocabulary for College introduces a number of successful strategies for learning words and includes activities that will ensure students retain the material. The Fifth Edition has been revised to place greater emphasis on word parts (prefixes, suffixes, and roots) so that students actively apply this knowledge to master unfamiliar words. Building Vocabulary for College features practical vocabulary terms that appear frequently in advanced, college-level readings, on standardized tests, and across the curriculum. Section Two focuses on academic terms from many different disciplines. A free CD-ROM contains a total of 800 vocabulary exercises in matching, multiple-choice, and…    
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List price: $38.76
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 401
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

R. Kent Smith has recently retired from full-time teaching at University College of Bangor, part of the University of Maine System, where he taught reading, study skills, and writing courses for nearly thirty years. He held the rank of Professor of Developmental Studies, and he also chaired the Developmental Studies program for nine years. Prior to entering college teaching, Smith taught in the Aurora, Illinois, public school system for twelve years. He earned his Doctorate of Education degree in language arts from the University of Maine. He has been a participant at numerous professional conferences, and his research and publications have been covered reading, writing, vocabulary,…    

Contents I. Word Parts and Challenging Words Lesson 1. sta, co, col, com, con, cor, il, im, in, ir, de, er, or, ist, pre, re, ex, mono, un Lesson 2. stature, compliance, incongruous, debilitate, hedonist, precocious, replicate, extricate, monomania, unseemly Lesson 3. sub, pro, uni, inter, mis, dis, ob, op, ten, tion, logy Lesson 4. subterfuge, proclivity, universally, interim, misconstrue, dissipate, obstreperous, tentative, correlation, anthropology Lesson 5. able, ible, ism, super, trans, poly, ver, log, a, an, chron, post Lesson 6. culpable, nepotism, superfluous, transition, polychromatic, verbose, epilogue, apathy, chronic, posthumously Lesson 7. bio, tele, auto, eu, ante, rect,…