ISBN 9780521736367,English Vocabulary In Use Upper-Inmtermediate

English Vocabulary In Use Upper-Inmtermediate

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ISBN 9780521736367
Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2009
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780521736367

ISBN-10 0521736366
Binding

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 315 Pages
Language (English)
English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate is aimed specifically at upper-intermediate level learners. The material has been thoroughly revised following feedback from users of the first edition. The vocabulary presented in this new edition has now been informed by the Cambridge International Corpus of real language to ensure that the vocabulary is current, useful and relevant for learners.
• 100 easy-to-use units: vocabulary items are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages.
• Presents and explains new words in context, shows learners how to use them and how to work out rules for using them.
• Contains a comprehensive, learner-friendly answer key.
• Includes a detailed index with phonetic transcriptions to help with the pronunciation of difficult vocabulary.
• Is beautifully illustrated in full colour.
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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