Table of contents for Vocabulary simplified : strategies for building your college vocabulary / Kathleen T. McWhorter.

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Part One	The Whys and Hows of Improving Your Vocabulary 0
A	Your Vocabulary: What Your Professors and Employers Know about You 0
B	Vocabulary and College Success 0
C	Vocabulary and Workplace Success 0
D	Dictionaries: Worthwhile Investments 0
E	How to Learn New Words 00
F	Use it or Lose It! A System for Using the Words You Learn 00
G	You are What You Eat: A Daily Menu of New Words 00
Applying and Integrating What You Have Learned 00
Part Two	Using Context to Figure Out Words 24
A	Making Educated Guesses About Word Meaning 00
B	Types of Context Clues 00
C	What to Do When Context Doesn't Work 00
D	After Context, Then What? 00
Applying and Integrating What You Have Learned 00
Part Three	Using Word Parts to Expand Your Vocabulary 43
A	Word Parts: The Bargain Table for Vocabulary Building 00
B	Word Parts and Academic Disciplines 00
C	Prefixes: Beginnings that Change Word Meanings 00
D	Roots: The Building Blocks of Language 00
E	Suffixes: Endings that Change a Word's Part of Speech 00
Applying and Integrating What You Have Learned 00
Part Four	Vocabulary for the Twenty-first Century 70
A	Words on Loan: Foreign Words and Phrases 00
B	Words Have Feelings, Too: Connotative Meanings 00
C	Not Saying What You Mean: Euphemisms 00
D	Untangling a Tangle of Words: Doublespeak 00
E	Where Do New Words Come From? 00
F	Let Your Creativity Show: Use Figurative Language 00
G	Stretching Your Thinking With Words: Analogies 00
H	Is it Lie or Lay? Commonly Confused Words 00
Part Five	A Weekly Menu of New Words 93
A	Campus Terminology 00
B	Computers/Information Systems 00
C	Law 00
D	Health/Medicine 000
E	Education 000
F	Business 000
G	Biology 000
H	Psychology/Sociology 000
I	Politics/Government 000
J	Literature 000
K	Arts 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Vocabulary -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- Terminology -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Learning and scholarship -- Terminology -- Problems, exercises, etc.