Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice Lower-Intermediate B1 with Key

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Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice Lower-Intermediate B1 with Key

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Vocabulary practice activities help you learn the key words you need to use when studying any academic subject in English at university level.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-400088-8
  • Pages: 144
  • Binding: Paperback

The academic vocabulary covered by the series is sourced from the Academic Word List, and the Oxford Corpus of Academic English. The Corpus is an 85-million-word corpus of academic sources, developed by Oxford University Press, the world's authority on the English language. The Corpus shows how words are used across the four main subject areas of physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Key features

  • Activities to improve your writing in key areas such as evaluating ideas, explaining concepts and expressing opinions
  • Section 1 focuses on Vocabulary Skills (Units 1-7)
  • Covers 650 key words, with opportunities to practise words more than once
  • Authentic texts, showing how the words are used in academic writing
  • Highlighting of words from the Academic Word List
  • 650-word glossary with definitions and phonetics for all keywords
  • Useful reference sections on collocations, affixes and dependent prepositions
  • Complete answer key to all exercises for self-study
  • More practice exercises and short writing tasks available at www.oup.com/elt/academicvocabulary
  • Also available: Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English (print and app) and Oxford Grammar for EAP

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Over 250 practice activities help you learn and practise 650 key words you need to use in your written work. A 650 -word glossary gives further information to help you use words correctly and improve your academic writing. Authentic academic texts and student essays show how the words are used in academic writing.

Contents


Section 1 Vocabulary Skills
  • Unit 1: Learning vocabulary
  • Unit 2: Nouns and adjectives
  • Unit 3: Verbs and adverbs
  • Unit 4: Word formation
  • Unit 5: Collocation
  • Unit 6: Patterns and structures
  • Unit 7: Academic language

  • Section 2 Academic Life
  • Unit 8: Academic study
  • Unit 9: Arts and social sciences
  • Unit 10: Sciences
  • Unit 11: Academic writing
  • Unit 12: Academic reading
  • Unit 13: Academic speaking and listening
  • Unit 14: Learning and technology
  • Review 1: Units 8-15

  • Section 3 Description
  • Unit 15: Structure
  • Unit 16: Processes
  • Unit 17: Time
  • Unit 18: Place
  • Unit 19: People and groups
  • Unit 20: Quantity
  • Unit 21: Statistics
  • Unit 22: Trends
  • Unit 23: Change
  • Review 2: Units 15-23

  • Section 4 Analysis and evaluation
  • Unit 24: Cause and effect
  • Unit 25: Similarities and differences
  • Unit 26: Problems and solutions
  • Unit 27: information and evidence
  • Unit 28: Research
  • Unit 29: Opinions
  • Unit 30: Theory
  • Unit 31: Positive evaluation
  • Unit 32: Negative evaluation
  • Review 3: Units 24-32

  • Section 5 Functions in academic writing
  • Unit 33: Emphasis
  • Unit 34: Hedging
  • Unit 35: Citation
  • Unit 36: Linking 1
  • Unit 37 Linking 2
  • Review 4: Units 33-37

  • Section 6 Disciplines
  • Unit 38: Business
  • Unit 39: Evidence
  • Unit 40: Technology
  • Unit 41: Environmental science
  • Unit 42: Social science
  • Unit 43 Medicine
  • Unit 44: Law
  • Unit 45: Politics
  • Review 5 Unites 38-45

  • Language reference
    Answer key
    Glossary

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