By Amy E. Olsen

ISBN-10: 0205633188

ISBN-13: 9780205633180

Academic Vocabulary presents vocabulary construction with a visually stimulating, full-color layout to pique scholars’ curiosity and make the method enjoyable. This appealing, highly-interactive workbook improves educational note wisdom via educational readings and interactive workouts. Repetition of the phrases and getting the scholars to work out the phrases utilized in a number of contexts improves memorization.

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Our other roommate was curled up in the comer with a book in front of his face trying to ignore us. We were all suffering from bore(3)________________ and needed something to amuse ourselves. I decided it was best to ex(f)______ e myself to the elements as the snow was beginning to melt. When I first ventured out, I wondered what could have in(5)_______________ ed me to come out in the cold, but then I remembered our bickering, and I thought the walk was still a good idea. The air was fresh, and it felt good to be moving.

D ejected______________ _____________________________________________________________ 4. D em ise_________ ___________________________________________________________________ ............................................................................................................................ I HI NT I | Etymologies j | 1 1 | | 1 1 | | | | 1 1 | An etymology is the history of a word. Some dictionaries will explain in an entry how the word cam e into existence. Words can be developed in several ways such as being made up, coming from a person’s name, or evolving from foreign languages.

_________________________________ 7. ____________ 8. W here do you suggest our next sojourn take u s? ______________________________ Conversation Starters An excellent way to review the vocabulary words and help to make them your own is to use them when you are speaking. Gather three to five friends or classmates, and use one or more of the conversation starters below. Before you begin talking, have each person write down six of the vocabulary words he or she will use during the conversation. Share your lists with each other to check that you did not all pick the same six words.

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