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What's in a word? : reading and vocabulary building

Author: Samuela Eckstut-Didier; Karen Sorensen
Publisher: White Plains, N.Y. : Longman, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What's in a Word? is designed to help intermediate students increase their active and passive vocabulary by focusing on meaning, pronunciation, and usage.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuela Eckstut-Didier; Karen Sorensen
ISBN: 0801306248 9780801306242
OCLC Number: 24695207
Notes: "Intermediate."
Includes index.
Description: x, 181 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: Unit 1 Anger Presentation "The Night of the Fabulous Flying Pasta e Fagiolis" Focus on Guessing Meaning Focus on synonyms Expansion Focus on expression Focus on topic-related words Word Study Focus on the grammar of words Focus on spelling Unit 2 Right And Wrong Presentation "What Are Your Values?" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on derived forms Focus on expressions Word Study Focus on phonetic symbols Focus on syllable stress Focus on the pronunciation of derived words Focus on collocations Unit 3 Driving Focus on guessing meaning Presentation "Are You a Good Driver?" Expansion Focus on two-word verbs Focus on topic-related words Focus on compound nouns Word Study Focus on the grammar of two-word verbs Review 1 Unit 4 Sickness And Health Presentation "The Cold Facts" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on collocations Focus on topic-related words Focus on derived forms Word Study Focus on the grammar of words Focus on sound-spelling differences Unit 5 Relationships Presentation "Influence of Pets Reaches New High" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on word groups Focus on derived forms Focus on suffixes Focus on proverbs Word Study Focus on choosing the correct meaning Focus on the meaning of stems Unit 6 Love And Marriage Presentation "Does Romantic Love Work?" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on two-word verbs Focus on commonly confused expressions Word Study Focus on the grammar of words Focus on derived forms Review 2 Unit 7 Politics And Protest Presentation "End Elections" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on suffixes Focus on topic-related words Focus on derived forms Word Study Focus on choosing the correct meaning Focus on prefixes Unit 8 Studying Presentation "Physics, Calculus-How I became a Journalist" Focus on guessing meaning Focus on synonyms Expansion Focus on collocation Focus on gradable antonyms Focus on topic-related words Word Study Focus on collocation Focus on adjectives with present participle and past participle endings Unit 9 The Working World Presentation "Do It My Way" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on topic-related words Focus on synonyms Focus on derived forms Word Study Focus on the grammar of words Focus on prefixes Review 3 Unit 10 Money Presentation "Money Matters" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on topic-related words Focus on gradable antonyms Word Study Focus on the grammar of words Focus on suffixes Unit 11 Homelife Presentation "Domestic Chores Weren't Always Women's Work" Focus on guessing meaning Expansion Focus on collocations Focus on synonyms Focus on topic-related words Word Study Focus on homonyms Focus on the pronunciation of derived forms Unit 12 Crime And Punishment Presentation "How Did Our Prisons Get That Way?" Focus on guessing meaning Focus on collocations Expansion Focus on derived forms Focus on topic-related words Word Study Focus on choosing the correct meaning Focus on the pronunciation of derived forms Review 4 Answer KeyTapescript for Review Units
Responsibility: Samuela Eckstut, Karen Sorensen.

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