Programed College Vocabulary (6th Edition)

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9780130282682: Programed College Vocabulary (6th Edition)

For undergraduate courses in Vocabulary Development at all levels, or as a supplement to Composition, Freshman English, Remedial English, Business English, Learning Center, or Reading courses. Using an enjoyable and highly successful approach that is a welcome alternative to the dull, grim approach of most other word books, this time-honored, programed vocabulary development work-text prepares students for college coursework by focusing specifically on literary and academic terms (e.g., from fiction, poetry, psychology, social sciences, etc.). Students work at their own pace through easy, incremental steps--each of which elicits student responses and provides immediate verification of their answers. Emphasis throughout is on communication skills, and content is organized around word parts, word types, and specific words from different academic disciplines.

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Feinstein's step-by-step programmed approach allows students to receive immediate feedback and develop vocabulary at their own pace. With an emphasis on communication skills, this flexible volume is organized around word parts, word types, and words from different academic disciplines.

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Now in its sixth edition, George Feinstein's PROGRAMED COLLEGE VOCABULARY has prepared thousands and thousands of students for their their college careers. Stressing the basic terminology of fiction, poetry, psychology, social science, and computer words, this self-paced text is grounded in the belief that students can learn anything that is broken down into easy steps.

This programed approach empowers students to master college vocabulary at their own spped as though a tutor is at their elbow confirming their answers. As always, quizzes and review tests are plentiful.

New to the Sixth Edition:

  • A free Comapnion Website at www.prenhall.com/feinstein has been added to give students additional self-paced practice. This self-grading sites features a variety of questions, including multiple choice, fill-in, and matching, allowing students to guage their mastery of the material. Their results can be e-mailed directly to the instructor.
  • A new social Science chapter has been added to broaden the scope of the college vocabulary in the text.
  • A new Spelling Demons chapter alerts students to common spelling errors in the vocabulary they learn.
  • Chapters of Diction and Words in Context have been updated, revised, and returned to the text from previous editions.

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