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World of Essential College Vocabulary, Book 2
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To the student; to the instructor. SECTION I: USING THE DICTIONARY. Introduction Strategy: The Dictionary. Lesson 1 Valuable Words. Lesson 2 Multiple Definition Words; Valuable Words. Lesson 3 Unusual Derivatives; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION II: USING CONTEXT CLUES. Introduction Strategy: Context Clues. Lesson 4 Words from Names & Animals; Valuable Words. Lesson 5 Words from French; Valuable Words. Lesson 6 Contrasting Pairs; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION III: UNDERSTANDING WORD PARTS: PREFIXES. Introduction Strategy: Prefixes. Lesson 7 Sub- & Super-; Valuable Words. Lesson 8 Co- & Dis-; Valuable Words. Lesson 9 In- (in), Ex-, & Counter-; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION IV: UNDERSTANDING WORD PARTS: ROOTS AND SUFFIXES. Introduction Strategy: Roots and Suffixes. Lesson 10 In- (not), Re-; Valuable Words. Lesson 11 De-; Valuable Words.Lesson 12; Valuable Words. Section Review. Expanded Guide to Parts of Speech. Expanded Guide to Dictionary Entries. Index. Pronunciation key (front inside cover ). Parts of speech taught in book (front inside cover). Spelling rules for adding suffixes (back inside cover).

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Susanne Picchi, M.A. is an Associate Professor and Co-Coordinator of Developmental Reading at Joliet Junior College. She has extensive experience as a secondary English teacher and reading specialist. She presents regularly on vocabulary strategies for adult learners and infusing reading instruction into all subject areas. She has consulted for the Chicago Area Writing Project. Her professional service features many activities for the Illinois Reading Council including board member, Co Chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee, and offices in the Secondary Reading League. Margaret Richek, a specialist in vocabulary development, received her Ph.D. in education in 1974 from the University of Chicago. For many years, she served on the faculty of Northeastern Illinois University, teaching developmental reading courses to college students. She has published scholarly articles, presented across the United States, and been featured in a video on strategies for vocabulary learning. She is the author of VOCABULARY FOR ACHIEVEMENT, a series of textbooks for grades 3 through 12, as well as THE WORLD OF WORDS: VOCABULARY FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS. She served as a long-term consultant for Roosevelt University in Chicago and the Bureau of Education and Research. Currently, she is Professor Emerita of Northeastern Illinois University and President Elect of the Chicago Area Reading Association.

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To the student; to the instructor. SECTION I: USING THE DICTIONARY. Introduction Strategy: The Dictionary. Lesson 1 Valuable Words. Lesson 2 Multiple Definition Words; Valuable Words. Lesson 3 Unusual Derivatives; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION II: USING CONTEXT CLUES. Introduction Strategy: Context Clues. Lesson 4 Words from Names & Animals; Valuable Words. Lesson 5 Words from French; Valuable Words. Lesson 6 Contrasting Pairs; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION III: UNDERSTANDING WORD PARTS: PREFIXES. Introduction Strategy: Prefixes. Lesson 7 Sub- & Super-; Valuable Words. Lesson 8 Co- & Dis-; Valuable Words. Lesson 9 In- (in), Ex-, & Counter-; Valuable Words. Section Review. SECTION IV: UNDERSTANDING WORD PARTS: ROOTS AND SUFFIXES. Introduction Strategy: Roots and Suffixes. Lesson 10 In- (not), Re-; Valuable Words. Lesson 11 De-; Valuable Words.Lesson 12; Valuable Words. Section Review. Expanded Guide to Parts of Speech. Expanded Guide to Dictionary Entries. Index. Pronunciation key (front inside cover ). Parts of speech taught in book (front inside cover). Spelling rules for adding suffixes (back inside cover).

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