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The world of words : vocabulary for college success / Margaret Ann Richek.

By: Richek, Margaret Ann.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Austratlia : Cengage Learning, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: Ninth edition.Description: xii. 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781285094045.Subject(s): Vocabulary -- Problems, exercises, etc
Contents:
Preface -- Part 1: Dictionary Skills And Context Clues: -- Parts of speech -- Word endings and parts of speech -- Words about people: -- Did you know?: what's in a name -- Learning strategy: using the dictionary -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: the sandwich king -- Insight into idioms: expressions for color -- Words in the news: -- Did you know?: how many ways can a team win or lose? -- Learning strategy: context clues of substitution -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: sneakers: a multibillion-dollar industry -- Insight into idioms: communication -- Words for feeling, expression, and action: -- Did you know?: how do cars get their names? -- Learning strategy: context clues of definition -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercise: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: Jackie Robinson, baseball hero -- Insight into idioms: feelings and action -- Other useful English words: -- Did you know?: how does English get new words? -- Learning strategy: context clues of opposition -- Word to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: Christian-the lion who didn't forget -- Insight into idioms: rhyme and repetition -- Review: chapters 1-4 -- Part 2: Word Elements: -- Prefixes, roots, and suffixes -- Using word elements -- Word elements: prefixes -- Did you know?: where does English come from? -- Learning strategy: word elements: prefixes -- Prefixes: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: food of the people -- Insight into idioms: expressions for beginnings, endings, and time -- Word elements: people and names: -- Did you know?: which words come from names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: roots; word elements about people -- Word roots: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes and name words: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: testing video games -- Insight into idioms: expressions about the body -- Word elements: movement: -- Did you know?: how did inventions get their names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: movement -- Word Roots: part 1 -- Word to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes and roots: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: not a nut! -- Insight into idioms: actions -- Word elements: together and apart: -- Did you know?: what are two sources of English? -- Learning strategy: word elements: together and apart -- Prefixes: part 1: -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word roots: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: intelligence under fire: the story of the Navajo code talkers -- Insight into idioms: agreement and anger -- Review: chapters 5-8: -- Word elements: numbers and measures: -- Did you know?: how were the months of the year names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: numbers and measures -- Prefixes: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: tattoos-so modern and yet so ancient -- Insight into idioms: money -- Word elements: thought and belief: -- Did you know?: animal words of thought and belief -- Learning strategy: word elements: thought and belief -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: the origins of superstitions -- Insight into idioms: animals -- Word elements: the body and health: -- Did you know?: how did snacks originate? -- Learning strategy: word elements: the body and health -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: a new language-of silence -- Insight into idioms: food -- Word elements: speech and writing: -- Did you know?: shortening English -- Learning strategy: word elements: speech and writing -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: it's chemistry: falling in love -- Insight into idioms: communication -- Review: chapters 9-12 -- Appendixes A-E -- Index to words, word elements, and idioms.
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Preface -- Part 1: Dictionary Skills And Context Clues: -- Parts of speech -- Word endings and parts of speech -- Words about people: -- Did you know?: what's in a name -- Learning strategy: using the dictionary -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: the sandwich king -- Insight into idioms: expressions for color -- Words in the news: -- Did you know?: how many ways can a team win or lose? -- Learning strategy: context clues of substitution -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: sneakers: a multibillion-dollar industry -- Insight into idioms: communication -- Words for feeling, expression, and action: -- Did you know?: how do cars get their names? -- Learning strategy: context clues of definition -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercise: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: Jackie Robinson, baseball hero -- Insight into idioms: feelings and action -- Other useful English words: -- Did you know?: how does English get new words? -- Learning strategy: context clues of opposition -- Word to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: Christian-the lion who didn't forget -- Insight into idioms: rhyme and repetition -- Review: chapters 1-4 -- Part 2: Word Elements: -- Prefixes, roots, and suffixes -- Using word elements -- Word elements: prefixes -- Did you know?: where does English come from? -- Learning strategy: word elements: prefixes -- Prefixes: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: food of the people -- Insight into idioms: expressions for beginnings, endings, and time -- Word elements: people and names: -- Did you know?: which words come from names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: roots; word elements about people -- Word roots: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes and name words: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: testing video games -- Insight into idioms: expressions about the body -- Word elements: movement: -- Did you know?: how did inventions get their names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: movement -- Word Roots: part 1 -- Word to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes and roots: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: not a nut! -- Insight into idioms: actions -- Word elements: together and apart: -- Did you know?: what are two sources of English? -- Learning strategy: word elements: together and apart -- Prefixes: part 1: -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word roots: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: intelligence under fire: the story of the Navajo code talkers -- Insight into idioms: agreement and anger -- Review: chapters 5-8: -- Word elements: numbers and measures: -- Did you know?: how were the months of the year names? -- Learning strategy: word elements: numbers and measures -- Prefixes: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: tattoos-so modern and yet so ancient -- Insight into idioms: money -- Word elements: thought and belief: -- Did you know?: animal words of thought and belief -- Learning strategy: word elements: thought and belief -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Prefixes: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: the origins of superstitions -- Insight into idioms: animals -- Word elements: the body and health: -- Did you know?: how did snacks originate? -- Learning strategy: word elements: the body and health -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: a new language-of silence -- Insight into idioms: food -- Word elements: speech and writing: -- Did you know?: shortening English -- Learning strategy: word elements: speech and writing -- Word elements: part 1 -- Words to learn: part 1 -- Exercises: part 1 -- Word elements: part 2 -- Words to learn: part 2 -- Exercises: part 2 -- Chapter exercises -- Passage: it's chemistry: falling in love -- Insight into idioms: communication -- Review: chapters 9-12 -- Appendixes A-E -- Index to words, word elements, and idioms.

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