Table of contents for English vocabulary in use : pre-intermediate and intermediate / Stuart Redman.

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1  Learning and revising with this book  have a routine, revision, say the word aloud
2  Keeping a vocabulary notebook   record, the most im ortant thing is ...
3  Using a dictionary  look up a word, guess the meanig
4  English language words   adjective, phrasal verb, question mark
5  Classroom language    board pen, share a book, swap places
Word formation
6  Prefixes   un-, in-, im-, dis-
7  Noun suffixes    -ment, -ity, -ness, -tion
8  Adjective suffixes  -able, -ive, -al, -y
9  Nouns and verbs with the same form   guess/to guess, kiss/to kiss, rest/to rest
10  Compound nouns      traffic light, tin opener, credit card, film star
11  Compound adjectives    easy-going, well-known, part-t me
Phrase building
12  Collocation (word partners)  miss the bus, a soft drin , fast asleep
13  Idioms and fixed expressions  never mind, go ahead, ake it in turns
14  Verb or adjective + preposition  depend on, belong to interested in
15  Preposition + noun   by train, on the radio, in a hurry
16  Apologies, excuses and thanks  sorry I'm late, I got held up, thanks a lot
17  Requests, invitations and suggestions  Could you ...? low about ...? if you like
18  Opinions, agreeing and disagreeing  What do you thi k of ...? a brilliant idea
19  Likes, preferences and interests  I quite like, and that sort of thing, I'd rather
20  Frequently asked questions  How's it going? What's t e matter?
21  Common responses      I hope so, that sounds great, wh t a shame
22  Greetings, farewells and special expressions  Nice to reet you, see you soon, good luck
23  Phrasal verbs (1): form and meaning  wake up, find o t, run out of sth
24  Phrasal verbs (2): grammar and style  take sth off, grcw up, break down
25  Have and have got    have a rest, I've got a headache, have a look
26  Make, do and take    make a mistake, do homework, take a photo
27  Give, keep, break, see  give sb a ring, break a record, r see
28  Leave, catch and let  leave a message, catch a bus, let sb know
29  Get: uses and expressions  get dressed, get married, get on with
30  Go: uses and expressions  go for a drink, have a go, go deaf
31  The senses    it looks nice, it feels like wool, don't touc
32  Partitives: a bag of ..., a bit of ...  a cup of coffee, a bit of luck, a pair of shoes
Parts of speech (special problems)
33  Uncountable nouns and plural nouns   information (U , trousers (pl)
34  Verbs + -ing form or infinitive  enjoy + -ing, refuse + i finitive
35  Verb patterns   advise him to go ..., suggest (that) we I ave
36  Adjectives    boring or bored, big or enormous
37  Prepositions: place  at the bus stop, on the floor, past the castle
38  Adverbs: frequency and degree  I rarely go, I quite often rive, rather good
Connecting and linking
39  Time and sequence    as soon as, while, eventually
40  Addition and contrast   as well, although, however
41  Similarities, differences, comparisons, exceptions  very sit ilar, compared with, apart
42  Reason, purpose, result, condition  so, because of, so tha , therefore, unless
The world around us
43  The physical world   round the world, Sahara Desert, floo s
44  Weather     heavy rain, a strong wind, lightning
45  Animals and insects   pets, elephants, in the wild, protect
46  Countries, nationality and language  Poland, the Far Eas , the French, in general
47  The body and what it can do   elbow, neck, breathe in, sh ke hands
48  Describing people's appearance  good-looking, tall and sli , fair hair
49  Describing character   shy, show your feelings, a sense of umour
50  Human feelings and actions   angry, proud of, glance at, h ve a stroll
51  Family and friends   mother-in-law, close friend, ex-husba d
52  Ages and stages   childhood, go to university, in your twe ties
Daily life
53  Daily routines   fall asleep, have a shower, get to work
54  The place where you live  right in the centre, on the first loor, rent
55  Around the home (1)    spare room, lamp, cupboard, turn n the TV
56  Around the home (2)    pillows, have a wash, do the ironin
57  Everyday problems    spill, out of order, run out of bread
58  Money      10 note, lend and borrow, can't afford
59  Health: illness  I don't feel well, flu, I get backache
60  Health: physical injuries  break an arm, go to hospital, pa nful
61  Clothes    skirt, earrings, put on a coat, too small
62  Shops and shopping    go shopping, department store, cash desk
63  Food     peach, peel an orange, lamb, salad dressing
64  Cooking and restaurants   fresh bread, medium-rare, main course
65  City life   the rush hour, shopping centre, lively
66  Life in the country  rural area, on a farm, the nearest villa e
67  On the road    main road, turn left, break down
68  Transport    get on the bus, go by car, platform two
69  Work: duties, pay and conditions  What do you do?, deal ith, salary
70  Jobs     surgeon, design buildings, in the army
71  The career ladder   apply for a job, pay rise, work abroad
72  In the office  send e-mail, do paperwork, it isn't wo king
73  Business and finance  interest rate, profit and loss, ise sharply
Leisure and entertainment
74  Sport: ball games  table tennis, pass the ball, win a game
75  Sport and leisure  swimming, go to the gym, support a team
76  Cinema and theatre   stage, third row, war film, violent, gripping
77  Music     composer, lead singer, hit single, latest CD
Communication and technology
78  Newspapers     daily paper, headline, according to ...
79  Television   switch over, soap opera, What's on TV?
80  On the phone    mobile phone, wrong number, Is tha Mary?
81  Computers and the Internet  hard disk, download, g t online, browse
Social concerns
82  Education: school   primary school, geography, pass an exam
83  Education: university  engineering, do a degree, graduate, PhD
84  Law and order    illegal, break the law, arrest someone, guilty
85  Crime     shoplifting, robbery, late at night, valuables
86  Politics   believe in democracy, left-wing, election
87  Bureaucracy    identity card, fill in, signature, date of irth
88  Global problems    pollution, destroy the planet, civil ar
89  Air travel   check-in desk, land, a two-hour delay
90  Hotels and restaurants  single room, pay the bill, Is linner included?
91  A sightseeing holiday in the city  have a look round, guidebook, nightlife
92  Holidays by the sea  seaside resort, sunbathe, sandy each
Notional concepts
93  Time     on Monday, since May, it takes an hour
94  Numbers      two million, one and a half, divide by three
95  Distance, size and dimension  a long way, too far, H w wide is it?
96  Shapes, colours and patterns  a round table, a dark green skirt, yellowish
Varieties of English
97  Notices and warnings   sold out, no exit, mind the step, no parking
98  Vague language    a vague idea, things, stuff, a bit, roughly
99  Formal and informal English  buy vs purchase, kids zs children
100 Abbreviations and abbreviated words  CV, MP, e.g., etc., lab, fridge, bike

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Vocabulary Problems, exercises, etc, English language Textbooks for foreign speakers, Vocabulary Self-instruction