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Academic Word Power 1

ISBN-10: 061839768X

ISBN-13: 9780618397686

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lisa Hollinger, Donna Obenda

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"Academic Word Power" helps students master the 570 most common words used in academic texts, as chosen from the respected Academic Word List. When students add this vocabulary to what they learn in a beginning ESL course, they will be able to comprehend 90% of the terms in texts across disciplines. Focusing on the most common words motivates students and allows instructors to take the guesswork out of choosing and researching vocabulary. The texts appeal to both native and non-native speakers and can be used in ESL, Developmental English, and high school English programs.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Thomson ELT
Publication date: 7/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 121
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Reading: Crime Fighters
Word Families: community, participation, factor, cultural, response
Reading: Earthquake Insurance
Word Families: environment, physical, normally, occur, minor
Reading: The Smithsonian's New Kitchen
Word Families: available, benefit, identity, method, assistance
Reading: What's the Difference?
Word Families: final, conclusion, similar, definition, area
Review: Crossword Puzzle
Reading: Save Your Dictionary
Word Families: achieve, affect, approach, chapter, context
Reading: Denmark's Elves
Word Families: create, emphasis, evaluation, individual, injury
Reading: A Realistic Look at Marriage
Word Families: involve, major, partnership, percent, process
Reading: Will She Wear White?
Word Families: require, section, task, traditional, variable
Review: Associations
Reading: Credit Card Danger
Word Families: consumer, positive, appropriate, credit, focus
Reading: Tatoo Trouble
Word Families: survey, design, select, data, text
Reading: Save Your Computer!
Word Families: security, technology, interaction, maintenance, evidence
Reading: Shop 'Til You Drop
Word Families: concept, element, policy, region, significant
Review: Find-a-Word
Reading: Who Is in the White House?
Word Families: administration, authority, consistent, indicate,previous
Reading: Beauty at What Cost?
Word Families: feature, item, economic, distinction, reliance
Reading: People vs. Animals
Word Families: research, resource, specific, legal, complex
Reading: Greenhouse Effect?
Word Families: computer, structure, remove, interpretation, principle
Review: Scrambled Sentences
Reading: School Uniforms
Word Families: purchase, strategy, impact, financial, estimate
Reading: Washing D.C.: Old and New
Word Families: regulation, aspect, institute, resident, legislation
Reading: Why the Pain?
Word Families: obtain, analysis, function, transfer, distribution
Reading: From Bean to Chocolate
Word Families: category, contract, export, primary, period
Review: Sentence Halves
Reading: Drug Abuse: Problems and Solutions
Word Families: perceive, commission, income, potential, role
Reading: The Next Armani
Word Families: establish, journal, negative, range, theory
Reading: Michael Jordan's Steakhouse
Word Families: location, sought, relevant, maximum, equation
Reading: Work for the Government
Word Families: assessment, sector, reaction, labor, construction
Review: Associations
Reading: Taking a Deep Breath
Word Families: excluded, conduct, technique, initial, site
Reading: Play Fair with Stocks
Word Families: investment, fund, document, consequence, restrict
Reading: Burning Fat with Aerobics
Word Families: layer, link, philosophy, register, comment
Reading: Find It on Ebay
Word Families: acquisition, core, sequence, formula, issue
Review: Matching Definitions
Appendices
Academic Word List Index
Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes