Monday, May 28, 2018

Vocabulary Building Series Workbook 1-2-3-4

Publisher: Learners Publishing Pte Ltd, 2004.
Format: PDF 300 dpi.
Pages: 96, 96, 150, 148.
Target Readers: Secondary students.
This series of four workbooks has been specially designed to provide secondary students with a sound understanding of English vocabulary and ample practice in its use.Workbooks 1 and 2 focus on the use of such common words as good, fair, fine and nice which either are rather vague in meaning or tend to be overused. Each book contains 25 units, plus 8 review exercises.Workbooks 3 and 4 aim at increasing students' knowledge of English words and expressions, such as euphemisms, redundancies, cliches, etc. Other aspects of English, such as confusables, idioms, proverbs are covered in the section More About Language. These books will sharpen students’ summary-writing skills.Features.
Reading passages featuring the relevant language points in context.
Detailed study of vocabulary, with example sentences.
Questions to test how much knowledge students have gained from the passages.
Answers are provided.
Author:A graduate of Edinburgh University, Betty Kirkpatrick has had a long and distinguished career as editor, publisher and writer of English reference books. She was the editor of the Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary, the editor of Roget's Thesaurus and the compiler of the Oxford paperback Thesaurus. She now writes mainly for Learners Publishing.