World of Essential College Vocabulary Book 2

World of Essential College Vocabulary Book 2

by Margaret Richek
     
 

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This compact, clearly organized, yet inexpensive series can be used as stand-alone or bundled with any 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…  See more details below

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This compact, clearly organized, yet inexpensive series can be used as stand-alone or bundled with any 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111841577
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
899,445
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Margaret Richek, a specialist in vocabulary development, received her Ph.D. in education in 1974 from the University of Chicago. For many years, she served on the faculty of Northeastern Illinois University, teaching developmental reading courses to college students. She has published scholarly articles, presented across the United States, and been featured in a video on strategies for vocabulary learning. She is the author of VOCABULARY FOR ACHIEVEMENT, a series of textbooks for grades 3 through 12, as well as THE WORLD OF WORDS: VOCABULARY FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS. She served as a long-term consultant for Roosevelt University in Chicago and the Bureau of Education and Research. Currently, she is Professor Emerita of Northeastern Illinois University and President Elect of the Chicago Area Reading Association.

Susanne Picchi, M.A. is an Associate Professor and Co-Coordinator of Developmental Reading at Joliet Junior College. She has extensive experience as a secondary English teacher and reading specialist. She presents regularly on vocabulary strategies for adult learners and infusing reading instruction into all subject areas. She has consulted for the Chicago Area Writing Project. Her professional service features many activities for the Illinois Reading Council including board member, Co Chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee, and offices in the Secondary Reading League.

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