Vocabulary and Spelling Skills for College Students

Vocabulary and Spelling Skills for College Students

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*For Study Skills, College Survival Skills, and Vocabulary Development & Spelling courses. *These fully revised new editions of LearningExpress's best-selling Skill Builders series offer a unique review of basic academic skills in a fast, easy-to-learn format. These books focus on practical applications and provide a built-in incentive-oriented study plan in the "20 Minutes a Day" concept. Students will find these self-study programs a valuable tool for improving the skills that lead to success at work and in the classroom.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 216.7 x 278.4 x 14.2mm | 388.17g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130802557
  • 9780130802552

Table of contents

Introduction. Pretest. VOCABULARY. 1. Using a Dictionary. 2. Listening to and Looking at Words. 3. Divide and Conquer. 4. Coming Up by the Roots. 5. More Rooting Around. 6. Prefixes that Change Meaning. 7. Suffixes that Identify the "Job." 8. Using Context Clues to "Psych Out" Meanings. 9. More Context Clues. 10. Words from the World of Work. 11. What's the Good (New) Word? SPELLING. 12. Using Your Senses to Make Sense out of Spelling. 13. More Tricky Vowels. 14. Confusing Consonants. 15. Tricky Endings. 16. Problem Plurals. 17. Sneaky Suffixes. 18. Spelling Glue: Prefixes, Hyphens, and Compounds. 19. Apostrophes, Abbreviations, and Acronyms. 20. Brave New Words: Learning and Spelling Emerging Vocabulary. 21. Vocabulary and Spelling Review. 22. How to Prepare for a Test. Appendix.show more