English Vocabulary in Use Advanced (South Asian Edition) [With CDROM]

By: Michael McCarthy & Felicity O'Dell (Authors)

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This new book in the successful English Vocabulary in Use series will bring students up to an advanced level knowledge of English. Over 2000 new words and expressions are presented and practised in typical contexts. Each unit provides valuable information for advanced level students about usage and there are clear explanations about subtle differences in meaning and collocation. This book has been carefully researched using evidence from the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure that the language studied is the English native speakers actually use. ?Clear, attractive colour units. ?100 easy-to-use two-page units. ?Presents new words in context and shows learners how to use them. ?Uses authentic texts. ?Promotes good learning habits with learning tips and follow-up tasks. ?Contains a comprehensive, student-friendly answer key and a detailed index with phonetic transcriptions. Contents Aspects of vocabulary learning: i Strategies for learning - general advice ii Types of meaning iii Making the most of your dictionary iv Collocation v Polysemy vi Metaphor vii Connotation and cultural associations viii Register Word-formation: 1 Abbreviations and acronyms 2 Prefixes 3 Suffixes 4 Word-building and word-blending 5 Global contact and language enrichment 6 Similar but different TOPICS: Work And Study: 7 At work (1) 8 At work (2) career and promotion 9 Business (1) 10 Business (2) 11 Cram for success: study and academic work 12 Education: debates and issues People And Relationships: 13 Talking about yourself 14 Relationships: positive aspects 15 Relationships: problems with 16 Passions: reactions and emotions 17 Feelings: antipathies and aversions 18 Observing others: appearance and mannerisms 19 Observing others: character and personality traits 20 Birth, marriage and death: from cradle to grave Leisure and lifestyle: 21 Free time: relaxation and leisure pursuits 22 All the rage: clothes and fashion 23 Homestyles, lifestyles 24 Socialising and networking 25 The performance arts: reviews and critiques 26 The plastic arts 27 Talking about books 28 We are what we eat 29 Dinner’s on me: entertaining and eating out Travel: 30 On the road: traffic and driving 31 Getting away from it all: travel and holidays 32 The tourist industry The environment: 33 Describing the world 34 Climate: weather and climate and their metaphors 35 The concrete jungle: buildings in metaphors 36 Trees and plants: great oaks from little acorns grow 37 Animals and birds 38 Environment and conservation Society and institutions: 39 Here to help: service encounters 40 Authorities: customs and police 41 World views: ways of thinking 42 Festivals in their cultural context 43 Talking about languages and cultures 44 History: looking back 45 Social problems: the haves and the have nots 46 Politics 47 The language of law 48 War and peace 49 Economy and finance 50 Personal finance: balancing your books The media: 51 The media: print 52 The media: Internet and e-mail 53 Advertising 54 The news: gathering, production and delivery Health: 55 Health and illness (1): general 56 Health and illness (2): minor ailments and alternative medicine 57 Health and illness (3): symptoms and ailments 58 Diet and fitness: healthy lifestyles Technology: 59 Aspects of industrialisation 60 Technology and its impact 61 Future visions Basic concepts: 62 Space: expanse and confinement 63 Time: sequence and duration 64 Motion: nuances of pace and movement 65 Manner: behaviour and body language 66 Sound: from noise to silence 67 Weight and density 68 Colour: range and intensity 69 Speed 70 Cause and effect 71 Comparison and contrast: similarity and difference 72 Difficulties: dilemmas and hitches 73 Modality: expressing probability, obligation, etc. Printed Pages:

Title: English Vocabulary in Use Advanced (South Asian Edition) [With CDROM]

Author Name: Michael McCarthy & Felicity O'Dell (Authors)

Categories: Grammar, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Cambridge University Press:

ISBN: 0521736374

ISBN 13: 9780521736374

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 1200524

Keywords: English Vocabulary in Use Advanced (South Asian Edition) [With CDROM] Michael McCarthy & Felicity O'Dell (Authors)