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    English Vocabulary In Use Advanced (With Cd-Rom) 1st Edition (English, Paperback, Michael McCarthy, Felicity O'Dell)

    English Vocabulary In Use Advanced (With Cd-Rom) 1st Edition  (English, Paperback, Michael McCarthy, Felicity O'Dell)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Cambridge
    • ISBN: 9780521736374, 0521736374
    • Edition: 1st, 2009
    • Pages: 315
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    An excellent self-study, practise or reference book, English Vocabulary In Use Advanced (With CD-Rom) is a helpful tool in honing your English language and vocabulary skills.

    Summary Of The Book

    English Vocabulary In Use Advanced (With CD-Rom) provides over 2,000 words and expressions, presented in comprehensive and relatable contexts and examples. A total of hundred colourful and bright units cover a wide range of topics, with two pages dedicated to each unit. Topics like People and Relationships, Work and Study, Travel, and The Environment, are used to explain the new words and exhibit them in a working example. An entire unit has been dedicated to the various aspects of vocabulary learning, and one for word types and WORD formations.

    In addition to the usage of authentic text, English Vocabulary In Use Advanced (With CD-Rom) also offers a detailed and comprehensive answer key for the benefit of the students. An additional index with phonetic transcriptions is provided to aid the reader in the learning process. The practical approach of this book is ascertained by the fact that the words have been adapted into sentences and situations in order to demonstrate the correct usage of the term.

    This book is great for expanding your current vocabulary, and is also an engaging method of promoting a healthy learning habit. Useful study tips, and practise tasks add to the learning process. Boasting of a clear Cambridge style structure, this book has been meticulously researched and does a good job of elaborating upon the subtleties between the collocation and meaning of a word.

    About The Authors

    Michael McCarthy is an author and professor, excelling in the field of linguistics and vocabulary studies.

    He has authored English Vocabulary in Use Elementary, English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate, Exploring Grammar in Context, Issues in Applied Linguistics and Vocabulary: Description, Acquisition and Pedagogy.

    McCarthy is currently employed as the Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham. He also serves as an adjunct Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick, Ireland, and Pennsylvania State University.

    Felicity O’Dell is a writer and teacher.

    She has also written English Collocations in Use Advanced, Games for Vocabulary Practice: Interactive Vocabulary Activities for All Levels, CAE Writing Skills, English Panorama 1: A Course for Advanced Learners, and Advanced Trainer Six Practice Tests Without Answers.

    O’Dell has worked on a number of projects for several organisations such as the Pitman Examinations Institute, the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, and the BBC. She is also a member of the Institute of Linguists and Society of Authors.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2009
    • Table of Contents
      • Aspects of vocabulary learning:
        i Strategies for learning - general advice
        ii Types of meaning
        iii Making the most of your dictionary
        iv Collocation
        v Polysemy
        vi Metaphor
        vii Connotation and cultural associations
        viii Register

        Word-formation:
        1 Abbreviations and acronyms
        2 Prefixes
        3 Suffixes
        4 Word-building and word-blending
        5 Global contact and language enrichment
        6 Similar but different

        TOPICS: Work And Study:

        7 At work (1)
        8 At work (2) career and promotion
        9 Business (1)
        10 Business (2)
        11 Cram for success: study and academic work
        12 Education: debates and issues

        People And Relationships:

        13 Talking about yourself
        14 Relationships: positive aspects
        15 Relationships: problems with 16 Passions: reactions and emotions
        17 Feelings: antipathies and aversions
        18 Observing others: appearance and mannerisms
        19 Observing others: character and personality traits
        20 Birth, marriage and death: from cradle to grave

        Leisure and lifestyle:

        21 Free time: relaxation and leisure pursuits
        22 All the rage: clothes and fashion
        23 Homestyles, lifestyles
        24 Socialising and networking
        25 The performance arts: reviews and critiques
        26 The plastic arts
        27 Talking about books
        28 We are what we eat
        29 Dinner’s on me: entertaining and eating out

        Travel:

        30 On the road: traffic and driving
        31 Getting away from it all: travel and holidays
        32 The tourist industry

        The environment:

        33 Describing the world
        34 Climate: weather and climate and their metaphors
        35 The concrete jungle: buildings in metaphors
        36 Trees and plants: great oaks from little acorns grow
        37 Animals and birds
        38 Environment and conservation

        Society and institutions:

        39 Here to help: service encounters
        40 Authorities: customs and police
        41 World views: ways of thinking
        42 Festivals in their cultural context
        43 Talking about languages and cultures
        44 History: looking back
        45 Social problems: the haves and the have nots
        46 Politics
        47 The language of law
        48 War and peace
        49 Economy and finance
        50 Personal finance: balancing your books

        The media:

        51 The media: print
        52 The media: Internet and e-mail
        53 Advertising
        54 The news: gathering, production and delivery

        Health:

        55 Health and illness (1): general
        56 Health and illness (2): minor ailments and alternative medicine
        57 Health and illness (3): symptoms and ailments
        58 Diet and fitness: healthy lifestyles
        Technology: 59 Aspects of industrialisation
        60 Technology and its impact
        61 Future visions

        Basic concepts:

        62 Space: expanse and confinement
        63 Time: sequence and duration
        64 Motion: nuances of pace and movement
        65 Manner: behaviour and body language
        66 Sound: from noise to silence
        67 Weight and density
        68 Colour: range and intensity
        69 Speed
        70 Cause and effect
        71 Comparison and contrast: similarity and difference
        72 Difficulties: dilemmas and hitches
        73 Modality: expressing probability, obligation, etc.
        74 Number: statistics and assessing quantity

        Functional vocabulary:

        75 Permission and prohibition
        76 Complaining, protesting and remonstrating
        77 Apologising, forgiving and reconciliation
        78 Complimenting, praising and congratulating
        79 Promises and bets
        80 Reminiscences and regrets
        81 Agreement, disagreement and tact
        82 Academic writing (1)
        83 Academic Writing (2)
        84 Writing: style and format
        85 Lexical strategies for speaking
        86 Speech: style and articulation
        87. Vague language expressions

        Idioms and phrasal verbs:

        88 Types of idiom
        89 Life’s little ups and downs: idioms for situations
        90 Idioms that comment on people (1)
        91 Idioms that comment on people (2)
        92 Living to tell the tale: idioms that comment on stories and reports
        93 Phrasal verbs (1)
        94 Phrasal verbs (2)
        95 Phrasal verbs (3)

        Aspects of variation:

        96 Divided by a common language: American and British English
        97 Other Englishes: diversity and variety
        98 Language and gender
        99 Group identities: language of age and social class
        100 Newspaper headline language

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    Nice book , covers vocabulary from various topics

    Good for both beginner and advance . It teaches most frequent words used in day to day conversation and often used in newpapers.
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    Good quality product

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    Highly recommended

    Great read
    Must buy if you want to get benefitted
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