VOCABULARY POWER 2: STBK

Paperback | April 11, 2007

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Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult. Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable.

 

A three-book series, Vocabulary Power :

  • teaches the most important words from the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words)
  • presents each word in eight different contexts to help students learn and remember the word easily
  • encourages students to apply the words to their own lives, making vocabulary more relevant and useful
  • can be used in class or as a self-study text
  • Each Vocabulary Power book features:

    • 300 new words -- 10 per chapter
    • high-interest readings adapted from articles on a variety of up-to-date topics
    • exercises on word families, multiple meanings, collocations, and expressions that expand students' knowledge of the words
    • engaging discussion questions and writing topics that elicit natural use of the words
    • quizzes to check students' progress and minimize teacher prep time
    • Word Builder exercises and charts in the Appendix to help students focus on the meaning and use of word parts
    • The Vocabulary Power series includes Vocabulary Power 1 (Low Intermediate), Vocabulary Power 2 (Intermediate), and Vocabulary Power 3 (Advanced).

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Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult. Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable.   A three-book series, Vocabulary Power : teaches the most important words from the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words) ...

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Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult. Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable.   A three-book series, Vocabulary Power : teaches the most important words from the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words) ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 11, 2007Publisher:PEARSON LONGMANLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132221500

ISBN - 13:9780132221504

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

    Key Words: analyze, assist, construct, debt, distribute, intend, master, reflect, rival, witness

    Readings: Personal Finance for Teenagers

 

CHAPTER 2

    Key Words: available, concentrate, consultant, data, edit, issue, obvious, stiff, term, trial

    Readings: Putting a Stop to Teenage Hacking Crimes

 

CHAPTER 3

    Key Words: accurate, classic, critic, encourage, exhibit, firm, label, prejudice, process, tempt

    Readings: Salsa Music Energizes Japan

 

QUIZ 1

    Key Words from Chapters 1—3

 

CHAPTER 4

    Key Words: benefit, contrast, convenience, insure, lessen, locate, logic, rate, require, scale

    Readings: Setting Up Operations in Sunny Spain

 

CHAPTER 5

    Key Words: attitude, contribute, establish, fade, identify, pressure, quote, reputation, spare, wander

    Readings: Family Dinners: A Surprising Anti-drug

 

CHAPTER 6

    Key Words: appoint, astonish, calculate, challenge, concept, drag, extend, extreme, mere, passage

    Readings: Space Elevator

 

QUIZ 2

    Key Words from Chapters 4—6

 

CHAPTER 7

    Key Words: aim, approach, current, custom, generation, influence, moral, preserve, regard, style

    Readings: Professor and Students Help Ancient Culture Live On

 

CHAPTER 8

    Key Words: broad, comment, effective, focus, goal, mercy, neglect, otherwise, scene, tear

    Readings: The Photography of Edward Burtynsky

 

CHAPTER 9

    Key Words: accuse, authority, bribe, brief, graceful, immense, involve, root, seek, visible

    Readings: How Common Is Bribery around the World?

 

QUIZ 3

    Key Words from Chapters 7—9

 

CHAPTER 10

    Key Words: affect, crush, declare, export, instant, precious, publish, scatter, severe, wound

    Readings: Saving the Amazon

 

CHAPTER 11

    Key Words: acquire, bitter, consume, dare, discipline, humble, inspect, participate, remedy, yield

    Readings: Healing Art for Children in Hospitals

 

CHAPTER 12

    Key Words: alternative, boast, boundary, community, liberty, media, network, tradition, variety, weave

    Readings: Rocketboom: A Model for Video Blogs

 

QUIZ 4

    Key Words from Chapters 10—12

 

CHAPTER 13

    Key Words: assume, bar, conscience, deceive, display, omit, qualify, solemn, thorough, volume

    Readings: The Model Who Became a Monk

 

CHAPTER 14

    Key Words: deserve, elect, ensure, essential, lack, manage, method, purchase, task, unite

    Readings: Home Schooling

 

CHAPTER 15

    Key Words: coarse, colony, dust, empire, march, psychology, rejoice, revenge, tremble, valley

    Readings: How Skiing Changed Norwegian History

 

QUIZ 5

    Key Words from Chapters 13—15

 

CHAPTER 16

    Key Words: absence, associate, bend, drama, limb, oppose, positive, propose, slight, struggle

    Readings: Sumo Is Spreading Around the World

 

CHAPTER 17

    Key Words: behave, excessive, expert, fierce, investigate, joint, migrate, outcome, roar, track

    Readings: Students Get Polar Bear Cyber Visit

 

CHAPTER 18

    Key Words: consist, defi ne, exclude, formula, govern, imitate, license, nest, poverty, tend

    Reading: Living Long, Living Well

 

QUIZ 6

    Key Words from Chapters 16—18

 

CHAPTER 19

    Key Words: administration, claim, credit, earnest, heap, key, option, restrict, sacrifice, strike

    Readings: How Hurricanes Changed History

 

CHAPTER 20

    Key Words: aid, basis, caution, conscious, culture, deed, distinguish, idle, profit, worth

    Readings: Traveling Abroad with a Purpose

 

CHAPTER 21

    Key Words: agriculture, fate, mend, occur, quantity, region, relate, rid, stem, urge

    Readings: Diversity Protects the Health of the World

 

QUIZ 7

    Key Words from Chapters 19—21

 

CHAPTER 22

    Key Words: burst, commerce, creep, descend, harbor, major, odd, prompt, roast, suspect

    Readings: New Zealand : On and Off Camera

 

CHAPTER 23

    Key Words: achieve, constant, corporation, latter, nuisance, pale, represent, sting, sweat, wreck

    Readings: iPods Not Helping Music Sales

 

CHAPTER 24

    Key Words: bear, delicate, individual, legal, offend, previous, prohibit, pronounce, reasonable, seize

    Readings: Working Without an Accent

 

QUIZ 8

    Key Words from Chapters 22—24

 

CHAPTER 25

    Key Words: branch, coward, district, guarantee, justice, kneel, merchant, punctual, temper, vain

    Readings: Exploring Ancient Inca Trails

 

CHAPTER 26

    Key Words: accord, desert, efficient, gap, income, injure, resign, scarce, stock, survey

    Readings: Government Help for Parents

 

CHAPTER 27

    Key Words: assign, awkward, decay, gender, lean, peculiar, pump, seed, shield, swear

    Readings: Native Americans Choose New Habits to Fight Diabetes

 

QUIZ 9

    Key Words from Chapters 25—27

 

CHAPTER 28

    Key Words: decade, fault, feature, judge, labor, pack, rank, respond, swell, tender

    Readings: Film Review: Coppola’s The Outsiders

 

CHAPTER 29

    Key Words: debate, draft, glory, hollow, ink, mental, refer, scold, soul, virtue

    Readings: How Do You Picture The Life of Pi?

 

CHAPTER 30

    Key Words: ambition, character, conquer, despair, image, minimum, pinch, pride, scorn, series

    Readings: Cooking with Rachel Ray

 

QUIZ 10

    Key Words from Chapters 28—30

 

APPENDIX:

     Understanding Word Parts

 

WORD INDEX