Vocabulary Power 2: Practicing Essential Words
Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn't have to be difficult. Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable.
A three-book series, Vocabulary Power:
teaches the most important words from the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words)
presents each word in eight different contexts to help students learn and remember the word easily
encourages students to apply the words to their own lives, making vocabulary more relevant and useful
can be used in class or as a self-study text
Each Vocabulary Power book features:
300 new words -- 10 per chapter
high-interest readings adapted from articles on a variety of up-to-date topics
exercises on word families, multiple meanings, collocations, and expressions that expand students' knowledge of the words
engaging discussion questions and writing topics that elicit natural use of the words
quizzes to check students' progress and minimize teacher prep time
Word Builder exercises and charts in the Appendix to help students focus on the meaning and use of word parts
The Vocabulary Power series includes Vocabulary Power 1 (Low Intermediate), Vocabulary Power 2 (Intermediate), and Vocabulary Power 3 (Advanced).