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This compact, clearly organized, yet inexpensive series can be used as stand-alone or bundled with any low or mid level reading book where more vocabulary coverage is desired. Designed for independent student use, the book focuses on enriching general and academic vocabulary, as well as strategies, through the use of varied practice and engaging nonfiction readings. The package will include MP3 files so the student can hear words properly pronounced and used in context.
To the student. To the instructor. SECTION 1: USING THE DICTIONARY. Introduction Strategy: The Dictionary. Lesson 1 Valuable Words. Lesson 2 Multiple Meaning Words; Valuable Words. Lesson 3 Verb & Noun Words; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION II: USING CONTEXT CLUES. Introduction Strategy: Context Clues. Lesson 4 Compound Words; Valuable Words. Lesson 5 Argument & Agreement; Valuable Words. Lesson 6 Friends & Foes; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION III: COMBINING THE DICTIONARY & CONTEXT. Introduction Strategy: The Dictionary and Context. Lesson 7 Words to Guide College Learning; Valuable Words. Lesson 8 Pairs of Opposites; Valuable Words. Lesson 9 Quantity and Quality; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION IV: UNDERSTANDING WORD PARTS: ROOTS AND SUFFIXES. Introduction Strategy: Roots and Suffixes. Lesson 10 -er, -ist, -ful, & -less. Lesson 11 - non- & un-. Lesson 12 uni-, bi-, tri-, pre- & -post. Section Review. Expanded Guide to Parts of Speech. Expanded Guide to Dictionary Entries. Index. Pronunciation key (front inside cover ). Parts of speech taught in book (front inside cover). Spelling rules for adding suffixes (back inside cover).