Expanding Your Vocabulary

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Overview

Expanding Your Vocabulary improves students’ vocabulary through concise instruction and extensive application using discipline-based readings.

Based on Kathleen McWhorter’s 25 years of experience teaching developmental courses and discovering how students learn best and the means to improve learning, Expanding Your Vocabulary gets students refining their skills through practice with authentic reading passages, addresses discipline-specific vocabulary in ten academic fields, and provides lists of high utility words and content readings student can use to practice and apply all the skills they have learned in the text.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Vocabulary and College and Workplace Success

PART I: General and Academic Vocabulary

Chapter 1 Strategies: Learning New Words

Chapter 2 Using Context to Figure Out Words

Chapter 3 Dictionaries: Worthwhile Investments

Chapter 4 Using Word Parts to Expand Your Vocabulary

Chapter 5 Vocabulary on the Move!

PART II: Discipline Specific Vocabulary

Chapter 6 Computers and Information Systems

Chapter 7 Law and Criminal Justice

Chapter 8 Allied Health and Medicine

Chapter 9 Education

Chapter 10 Business

Chapter 11 Biology

Chapter 12 Psychology and Sociology

Chapter 13 Politics and Government

Chapter 14 Literature

Chapter 15 Arts

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