Mastering English Vocabulary Foundations: The International Origins of the English Language by Barbara Sherman

Mastering English Vocabulary Foundations: The International Origins of the English Language

Book Title: Mastering English Vocabulary Foundations: The International Origins of the English Language

Publisher: Liberty University Press

ISBN: 1935986333

Author: Barbara Sherman


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Why Study Words? There are more than one million words in the English language. These words have originated from a variety of cultures, including Latin, Greek, French, Italian, and Spanish. By learning and understanding the origins of these words you can crack the English vocabulary code, quicken memory word-recall, and master your communication processes. This book will help you build upon the vocabulary foundation you currently possess by presenting a technique of dissecting words into their respective parts, particularly roots with prefixes and suffixes. Understanding word parts is critical to your vocabulary growth. By building your vocabulary around root words you will be able to recognize the meaning of new words you encounter in the future. Includes: • Practical techniques for word dissection • Pre-test and exercises for each chapter • International origins of words and common idioms • Christian worldview on vocabulary • Recommended resources for continued growth Perfect for college-level students or advanced high school students. Teacher version with answer key also available.