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Building Vocabulary for College

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ISBN-10: 0618979050

ISBN-13: 9780618979059

Edition: 7th 2009

Authors: Richard G. Smith, R. Kent Smith

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List price: $137.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430

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, spelling, study skills, and testing. He has served as co-editor of FORUM FOR READING, and he was a member of the editorial board for RESEARCH AND TEACHING IN DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION, a journal published by the New York College Learning Skills Association.

WordParts and Challenging Words Lesson
sta, co, col, com, con, cor, il, im, in, ir, de, er, or, ist, pre, re, ex, mono, un stature, compliance, incongruous, debilitate, hedonist, precocious, replicate, extricate, monomania, unseemly Lesson
sub, pro, uni, inter, mis, dis, ob, op, ten, tion, logy subterfuge, proclivity, universally, interim, misconstrue, dissipate, obstreperous, tentative, correlation, anthropology Lesson
able, ible, ism, a, arc, super, trans, poly, ver, log, ism, chron, post culpable, nepotism, superfluous, transition, polychromatic, veracity, epilogue, apathy, chronic, posthumously Lesson
bio, tele, auto, eu, ante, rect, fid, equ, pan, sym, syn biopsy, telepathy, autonomy, euphemism, antediluvian, rectify, infidelity, equivocal, panacea, syndrome Lesson
phil, mal, spec, omni, hyper, anti, voc, vok, bi, path, ben philanthropy, malicious, specter, omnipotent, hypertension, antithesis, vociferous, bilingual, empathy, benign Lesson
fin, geo, bell, hydro, hydr, ambi, amphi, less, hem, intra, intro, man, derm, dermis finale, geopolitics, belligerent, hydrology, ambivalence, dauntless, hemostat, introvert, manhandle, dermatology Lesson
bon, boun, multi, hypo, neo, ful, ous, non, aud, extra, ultra, temp ward bounteous, multifacted, hypochondria, neophyte, acrimonious, nondescript, audible, extraneous, contemporary, wayward Lesson
ann, enn, gram, graph, phon, mor, mort, pos, cap, dia, ness, hetero, homo annuity, graphology, cacophony, moribund, composure, capricious, diaphanous, blandness, heterogeneous, homogeneous Lesson
contra, contro, counter, psych, semi, dic, meter, metr, terr, anthrop, fore, se, therm contraband, psychedelic, semicentennial, malediction, altimeter, terrain, misanthrope, foreboding, sedition, hypothermia Lesson
astar, astro, peri, cred, em, en, itis, macro, magni, the, pseudo, vid, vis, gen astronautics, peripatetic, credence, embroil, neuritis, magnanimous, monotheism, pseudonym, vis-a-vis, generic Lesson
ped, pod, micro, scrib, scrip, port, arch, cent, ven, vent, cide, poten, leg podiatry, microbiology, proscribe, portage, archetype, centenarian, convene, genocide, potency, legacy Lesson
sol, polis, urb, ish, ly, age, ance, ence, ship, tract, circum, onym, photo, dem soliloquy, megalopolis, fetish, ostensibly, abeyance, retraction, circumspect, acronym, photosynthesis, demagogue Lesson
ac, dys, err, medi, be, claim, clam, greg, al, ic, ize bereft, colloquial, exacerbate, dystrophy, sophomoric, ostracize, aberration, medieval, clamorous, gregarious Lesson
alienation, collateral, deleterious, felicitous, hypothetical, immutable, impeccable, impunity, gullible, trepidation debacle, deprivation, garrulous, meticulous, nebulous, sagacious, specious, redundant, repudiate, viable Lesson
catharsis, dearth, guile, lethargy, affinity, affluence, dichotomy, enigma, banal, clandestine cogent, rationalize, sordid, eclectic, usurp, inundate, parochial, perfunctgory, acquiesce, ephemeral
Academic Terms Lesson
Literature and Composition Lesson
Oral Communications Lesson
Psychology Lesson
Sociology Lesson
United States History and Political Science Lesson
Biology Lesson
Physical Science Lesson
Computer Science Lesson
Business and Economics Lesson
Legal Terms Lesson
Medical Terms
Parts of Speech
Using the Dictionary
Acknowledgments
Index for Word Parts
Index for Challenging Words
Index for Academic Terms