Vocabulary Growth: Strategies for College Word Study

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Dorothy Grant Hennings - 2000 - 309 pages

ISBN: 0130223263, 9780130223265

A unique and practical word building primer that offers a strategic, word study approach to vocabulary development with an emphasis on helping users perceive connections among words and elements within words. The book and related exercises provide specific strategies for figuring out the meanings of... unfamiliar words and discovering relationships among words based on the affixes and roots that comprise them. Provides strategies and exercises for understanding words through their origins, context clues and word elements including prefixes, suffixes and basic roots. For individuals with an interest in words and their development, as well as those wishing to build their vocabulary using a more productive, active and practical approach than memorization.

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Subjects:

education, study skills, language arts & disciplines, vocabulary

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