Vocabulary Power 1: Practicing Essential Words

Vocabulary Power 1: Practicing Essential Words

by Jennifer Lebedev

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ISBN-13: 9780132431798
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

Key Words: consider, feast, generous, guilt, load, mean, occasion, proof, settle, spirit

Readings : The First Noodles, What Men and Women Eat

CHAPTER 2

Key Words: allow, attempt, cause, cure, damage, disease, raise, record, risk, shore

Readings : River Surfing, Powerful Women in the Air

CHAPTER 3

Key Words: coast, compare, contain, develop, effect, experiment, public, sense, skill, system

Readings : The Van Gogh Drawings, The Man Who Loved to Build Parks

QUIZ 1

Key Words from Chapters 1—3

CHAPTER 4

Key Words: bold, certain, creature, degree, exist, pattern, rise, serve, shallow, stick

Readings : Smart Enough to Use Tools, Little Known Facts about the Killer Whale

CHAPTER 5

Key Words: doubt, gain, habit, handle, improve, lead, origin, reduce, result, reward

Readings : Small Changes Make a Difference, What to Do When You’re Stressed

CHAPTER 6

Key Words: admit, beam, board, crime, destroy, disturb, faith, population, ripe, warn

Readings : A Darkness in German Soccer, Safety for College Students

QUIZ 2

Key Words from Chapters 4—6

CHAPTER 7

Key Words: blow, compose, duty, exact, inquire, miserable, pity, probable, proper, sympathetic

Readings : Push Dad into Action?, Making Mom Understand

CHAPTER 8

Key Words: ancient, blame, course, entire, gather, motion, practical, purpose, ruin, threat

Readings : Green Buildings, The Truth Is in the Ice

CHAPTER 9

Key Words: compete, dismiss, divide, field, include, industry, opinion, produce, train, treat

Readings : Bollywood, Beijing Film Academy

QUIZ 3

Key Words from Chapters 7—9

CHAPTER 10

Key Words: battle, charm, cheat, due, forbid, interfere, permit, protect, puzzle, rush

Readings : Old Enough to Drive?, A New Kind of Ride on the Streets of New York

CHAPTER 11

Key Words: artificial, base, obey, pause, race, succeed, supply, trap, wonder, worship

Readings : Ant Farms: A Family Business Doing Business Like a Child

CHAPTER 12

Key Words: brave, cheer, crowd, modest, post, raw, replace, slave, slip, stir

Readings : So You Want to Be a Rock Star?, From the Football Stadium to the Opera House

QUIZ 4

Key Words from Chapters 10—12

CHAPTER 13

Key Words: eager, fortune, freedom, horizon, ideal, operate, reserve, standard, steady, wise

Readings : Soon to Be a Millionaire, How Rich is Rich?

CHAPTER 14

Key Words: ache, actual, blind, concern, courage, expect, mention, peace, pretend, separate

Readings : New Book, New Author, New Beginnings; No Direction Home

CHAPTER 15

Key Words: block, deaf, defend, dozen, grateful, inform, patience, relieve, respect, sharp

Readings : What Your Doctor Never Told You, Medicine From Around the World

QUIZ 5

Key Words from Chapters 13—15

CHAPTER 16

Key Words: bunch, condition, loan, official, postpone, praise, rough, shelter, sincere, wage

Readings : A Time to Think and a Time to Help, Lessons About the World outside School

CHAPTER 17

Key Words: balance, deal, guide, hesitate, honor, local, loyal, matter, position, support

Readings : First Jobs, First Lessons, Keeping Workers Happy

CHAPTER 18

Key Words: arrest, beat, beg, envy, evil, guard, point, poison, rot, sore

Reading : What’s Right or Wrong

QUIZ 6

Key Words from Chapters 16—18

CHAPTER 19

Key Words: class, exchange, fresh, interrupt, liquid, mild, opportunity, permanent, quality, trick

Readings : When Drinking Water Becomes a Lifestyle, Home Is Anywhere

CHAPTER 20

Key Words: accept, appear, determine, examine, express, formal, frequent, hook, increase, limit

Readings : Who Lives in Cyworld?, Can a Computer Understand Our Emotions?

CHAPTER 21

Key Words: border, century, former, hire, immediate, native, necessary, split, spread, suit

Readings : Ride Through History, A Tour Just for You

QUIZ 7

Key Words from Chapters 19—21

CHAPTER 22

Key Words: apply, bargain, confess, disappoint, gradual, host, literature, private, regret, shame

Readings : We Want to Study German, Choosing a College Across the Ocean

CHAPTER 23

Key Words: companion, curious, desire, heal, manner, observe, prevent, pure, remind, suffer

Readings : The Need to Watch Bad News, The Pet Dog: A Mirror of Its Owner

CHAPTER 24

Key Words: adopt, advantage, committee, depend, possess, property, realize, responsible, solve, tax

Readings : When a Teenager Rules over a City, Programmed for Politics?

QUIZ 8

Key Words from Chapters 22—24

CHAPTER 25

Key Words: command, cruel, defeat, disgust, enemy, faint, greed, owe, surface, whisper

Readings: The Many Peoples of Italy, Blackbeard’s Last Home

CHAPTER 26

Key Words: avoid, combine, demand, figure, fit, offer, press, provide, reach, store

Readings : Taking Television in a New Direction, The Radio of Tomorrow– Today

CHAPTER 27

Key Words: admire, attract, civilize, crop, remain, society, soil, steep, tame, voyage

Readings: Much More than a Garden, Africa under Geography’s Control

QUIZ 9

Key Words from Chapters 25—27

CHAPTER 28

Key Words: advance, afford, case, discover, edge, manufacture, recent, satisfy, spill, stain

Readings : Today’s Man Is Looking Good, Cool Clothes

CHAPTER 29

Key Words: common, detail, force, miss, multiply, object, particular, rapid, sort, value

Readings : Seeing the World through Different Eyes, Which English Do You Speak?

CHAPTER 30

Key Words: dive, fold, gentle, harvest, height, pipe, solid, steer, trade, wrap

Readings : The Importance of Latin American Economies, Ikea Welcomed Around the World

QUIZ 10

Key Words from Chapters 28—30

APPENDIX A:

Understanding Parts of Speech

APPENDIX B:

Spell and Grammar Checks

KEY WORD INDEX

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