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Gaining word power

Author: Dorothy Rubin
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2000.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Rubin
ISBN: 020529863X 9780205298631
OCLC Number: 40675149
Description: xiii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Each chapter contains "Special Content Words," "Chapter Words in Sentences," "Chapter Words in a Paragraph," "Gaining Word Power on the Internet," "Crossword Puzzle," "Analogies," "Multiple-Choice Vocabulary Test," "Scoring of Tests," "Additional Practice Sets," and "Chapter True/False Test." Introduction to Gaining Word Power. The Importance of Vocabulary Growth.The Organization of This Book.How Lessons Are Presented.End-of-Chapter Activities.How Words Are Presented.Special Notes.Extra Word Power.Additional Words.Understanding Analogies.Pronunciation Key.Understanding the Term Overlearning.Suggestions on How to Study Vocabulary.I. VOCABULARY DERIVED FROM COMBINING FORMS AND CONTEXT CLUES. Introduction: Word Meaning Strategies.Combining Forms. Context Clues.Chapter 1. Lesson 1: anni, annu, enni; aut, auto; bi; bio; graph; graphy; logy; ology, ped, pod.Lesson 2: geo; meter; micro; phon, phono; scope; scrib, scrip; tele.Lesson 3: contra; dic, dict; gram; phob, phobo; spect; uni.Chapter 2. Lesson 4: cent, centi; cred; dec, deca, deci; kilo; milli; port.Lesson 5: agog, agogue; ali; arch, archy, cracy, crat; dem, demo; glot; mon, mono; olig; oligo; theo.Lesson 6: anthrop; anthropo; gamy; gen; geno; heter, hetero; hom, homo; leg, legis, lex; mis, miso; poly.Chapter 3. Lesson 7: aqua, aqui; astro; naut; omni; poten; sci, scio; ven, veni, vent; vid, vis.Lesson 8: cide; capit; corp, corpor; em, en; frater, fratr; mors, mort; pathy; syl, sym, syn.Lesson 9: aud, audi; bene; cura; fac, fect, fic, loc, loco; man, manu; nomin, onym; pseudo.Chapter 4. Lesson 10: biblio; cata; dia; epi; fin; fer; log, logo; pro.Lesson 11: cap, cep; derm, dermo; gnosi, gnosis; gyn, gyno; hypo; ped, pedo; ri, ridi, risi; temp, tempo, tempor; tox, toxo.Lesson 12: archae, archaeo; brevi; cede, ceed; chron, chrono; crypt, crypto; cycl, cyclo; duc; sequi; tain, ten, tent.Chapter 5. Lesson 13: ambi; belli, bello; civ, civis; mega; pac, pax, philo, polis, post; tend, tens, tent; voc, vox.Lesson 14: dorm; ego, err; hyper; luc, lum; nov; peri; soph; sist, sta.Lesson 15: anima, animus; equi; feder, fid, fide; hypn, hypno; magna, miss, mitt; nasc, nat; pon, pos; pop.II. VOCABULARY DERIVED PRIMARILY FROM CONTEXT CLUES. Introduction.Chapter 6. Lesson 16: candid, frustrate, inquisitive, integrate, naive, segregate, sustain, tacit, verse, verbose.Lesson 17: affluent, amnesty, covert, curtail, fatal, fictitious, hostile, lethal, overt, relevant.Lesson 18: alternative, concise, famish, fatigue, formidable, mundane, nostalgic, optimist, pessimist, sentimental.Chapter 7. Lesson 19: affirm, coincidence, delete, dilemma, diligent, disdain, eradicate, haughty, isolate, pertinent.Lesson 20: adaptation, antecedent, colleague, intricate, interrogate, persevere, precedent, reliable, reluctant, significant.Lesson 21: allot, asset, conservative, covet, economize, frugal, liability, liberal, modify, stagnant.Chapter 8. Lesson 22: aesthetic, affront, antagonize, attitude, characteristic, derogatory, euphemism, hypocrite, inclination, intimidate.Lesson 23: apprehensive, bland, discreet, docile, infamous, initiate, miscellaneous, omission, scrutinize, unanimous.Lesson 24: acquisition, adept, adversary, anecdote, contagious, exotic, gregarious, passive, trite, turmoil.Appendix: The Dictionary. Uses of the Dictionary.Dictionary Activities.Glossary. Combining Forms Presented in Gaining Word Power. Vocabulary Words Presented in Gaining Word Power. Additional Words Presented in Gaining Word Power. Answer Key.
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