Routledge Language Workbooks are practical introductions to specific areas of language for absolute beginners. Vocabulary provides an introduction to the study of words, focusing in particular on English words.
|Author / Creator:||Bauer, Laurie, 1949-|
|Imprint:||London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 88 pages) : illustrations|
|Subject:||Vocabulary -- Problems, exercises, etc.|
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Alphabets & Writing Systems.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Spelling.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Vocabulary.
Problems and exercises.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11116478|
Table of Contents:
- Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Using this book; Acknowledgements; 1 The magic of words; 2 Vocabulary statistics; 3 Borrowing; 4 New words from English 1: compounds; 5 New words from English 2: derivatives; 6 Meaning relationships; 7 Formal relationships; 8 Stylish words; 9 Technical words; 10 Where words come from: etymology; 11 Words that change their meanings; 12 Dictionaries; 13 Where next?; Answers to exercises; Index.