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English Vocabulary in Use Upper-Intermediate with answers By Michael McCarthy

English Vocabulary in Use Upper-Intermediate with answers
by Michael McCarthy

The perfect choice for upper-intermediate-level students wanting to build their vocabulary.
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English Vocabulary in Use Upper-Intermediate with answers by Michael McCarthy

The perfect choice for upper-intermediate-level students wanting to build their vocabulary. The perfect choice for upper-intermediate level students wanting to build their vocabulary. English Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate includes over 2,000 new words and expressions which are presented and practised in typical contexts appropriate to this level. The book is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure that the vocabulary selected is useful and up-to-date. A test book (Test Your English Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate - 0521 66568X) is also available for extra practice. This edition 'with answers' is ideal for self-study.

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Table of Contents


EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY LEARNING: 1 Learning vocabulary- general advice; 2 Learning vocabulary - aids to learning; 3 Organising a vocabulary notebook; 4 Names of English language words; 5 Using your dictionary; 6 Revising vocabulary; 7 Guessing and explaining meaning; WORD FORMATION: 8 Suffixes; 9 Prefixes; 10 Roots; 11 Abstract nouns; 12 Compound adjectives; 13 Compound nouns (1) noun + noun; 14 Compound nouns (2) verb + preposition; 15 Words from other languages; 16 Abbreviations and acronyms; 17 New words in English; WORDS AND PRONUNCIATION: 18 Words commonly mispronounced; 19 Onomatopoeic words; 20 Homonyms; CONNECTING AND LINKING WORDS: 21 Time; 22 Condition; 23 Cause, reason, purpose and result; 24 Concession and contrast; 25 Addition; 26 Text-referring words; 27 Discourse markers in speech; 28 Discourse markers in writing; COUNTABLES AND UNCOUNTABLES: 29 Uncountable words; 30 Words that occur only in the plural; 31 Countable and uncountable nouns with different meanings; 32 Collective nouns; 33 Making uncountable nouns countable; 34 Containers and contents; TOPICS: 35 Countries, nationalities and languages; 36 Weather; 37 Describing people (1) appearance; 38 Describing people (2) character; 39 Relationships; 40 At home; 41 Everyday problems; 42 Global problems; 43 Education; 44 Work; 45 Sport; 46 The arts; 47 Music; 48 Food; 49 The environment; 50 Towns; 51 The natural world; 52 Clothes; 53 Health and medicine; 54 Travel; 55 Holidays; 56 Numbers and shapes; 57 Science and technology; 58 Computers; 59 The press and the media; 60 Politics and public institutions; 61 Crime; 62 Money - buying, selling and paying; FEELINGS AND ACTIONS: 63 Belief and opinion; 64 Pleasant and unpleasant feelings; 65 Like, dislike and desire; 66 Speaking; 67 The six senses; 68 What your body does; BASIC CONCEPTS: 69 Number, quantity, degree and intensity; 70 Time; 71 Distance and dimension; 72 Obligation, need, possiblity and probability; 73 Sound and light; 74 Possession, giving and lending; 75 Movement and speed; 76 Texture, brightness, weight and density; 77 Success, failure and difficulty; IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS: 78 Idioms - general; 79 Everyday expressions; 80 Similes; 81 Binomials; 82 Idioms describing people; 83 Idioms describing feeling or mood; 84 Idioms describing problematic situations; 85 Idioms connected with praise and criticism; 86 Idioms connected with using language; 87 Miscellaneous idioms; 88 proverbs; PHRASAL VERBS AND VERB-BASED EXPRESSIONS: 89 Expressions with do and make; 90 Expressions with bring and take; 91 Expressions with get; 92 Expressions with set and put; 93 Expressions with come and go; 94 Expressions with other verbs; VARIETIES OF ENGLISH: 95 Formal and informal words (1); 96 Formal and informal words (2); 97 US English; 98 Other Englishes; 99 Headline English; 100 The language of signs and notices

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GOR001249063
English Vocabulary in Use Upper-Intermediate with answers by Michael McCarthy
Michael McCarthy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2001-02-01
316
0521664357
9780521664356
N/A
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