By Amy E. Olsen
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 notice wisdom via educational readings and interactive routines. 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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A car crash : cacophony 9. clamor : noise :: i. b o o k : chapters 10. p ia n ist: repertoire :: j. acoustics : auditorium Word Wise Context Clue Mini-Lesson 3 This lesson uses examples to explain the unknown word. The examples may consist of one illustration of the word or be a list of items. In the paragraph below, circle the examples you find that clarify the meaning of the underlined words. Then use the examples to write your own definitions on the lines next to the words that follow the paragraph.
A. the state of having enough f. showing a great spirit b. a person who puts one’s point forward g- a raised area of earth along a river c. liveliness h. to lead or bring in d. the condition of being famous i. assuming superior rights e. surrounding j- examination of a body after death _____ 1. Diana’s vivacity kept the party alive: she danced and laughed all night. _____ 2. The levee wasn’t high enough to keep the water from flooding the houses. _____ 3. The postmortem revealed that the man had been poisoned.
Later, people began to greet equals by just lifting the hat and then by touching the hat. Finally, a motion toward the hat was enough of a greeting among friends. Greetings also show cultural differences. In France, people kiss each other on the cheeks as a friendly, everyday greeting, but this type of behavior is not the norm in the United States. In fact, activities that are acceptable in one country may seem odd or even be taboo in another country. Learning what is acceptable and what is prohibited is important for travelers, especially for those conducting international business.
Academic Vocabulary: Academic Words by Amy E. Olsen