Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice Upper-Intermediate B2-C1 with Key

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Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice Upper-Intermediate B2-C1 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: 978-0-19-400091-8
  • 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
  • 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, plus appendices on collocations, affixes and dependent prepositions 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 Academic Study
  • Unit 1: University study
  • Unit 2: Academic disciplines 1
  • Unit 3: Academic disciplines 2
  • Unit 4: Structuring an assignment
  • Unit 5: Describing visual data
  • Unit 6: Research in the sciences
  • Unit 7: Research in social sciences
  • Review 1: Units 1-7

  • Section 2 Describing key concepts
  • Unit 8: Classification
  • Unit 9: Structure
  • Unit 10: Time
  • Unit 11: Starting and finishing
  • Unit 12: Trends
  • Unit 13: Change
  • Unit 14: Place
  • Unit 15: People
  • Unit 16: Quantity
  • Review 2: Units 8-16

  • Section 3 Analysis and evaluation
  • Unit 17: Cause and effect
  • Unit 18: Compare and contrast
  • Unit 19: Problem and solution
  • Unit 20: Evidence
  • Unit 21: Theory and concepts
  • Unit 22: Critical thinking
  • Unit 23: Belief and opinion
  • Unit 24: Positive evaluation
  • Unit 25: Negative evaluation
  • Review 3: Units 17-25

  • Section 4 Vocabulary skills
  • Unit 26: Word families
  • Unit 27: Nouns and noun phrases
  • Unit 28: Verbs in academic writing
  • Unit 29: Dependent prepositions
  • Unit 30: Affixes
  • Unit 31: Collocation
  • Unit 32: Synonyms

  • Section 5 Functions in academic writing
  • Unit 33: Hedging
  • Unit 34: Emphasis
  • Unit 35: Citation
  • Unit 36: Linking
  • Review 4: Units 26-36

  • Section 6 Academic disciplines
  • Unit 37: Maths and statistics
  • Unit 38: Science and engineering
  • Unit 39: Medicine
  • Unit 40: Social sciences
  • Unit 41: Law
  • Unit 42: Politics
  • Unit 43 Business
  • Unit 44: Economics and finance
  • Unit 45: Language and communication
  • Review 5 Unites 37-45

  • Academic and language terms
    Collocations
    Dependent prepositions
    Affixes
    Answer key

    Part of... Oxford Academic Vocabulary Practice

    Learn and practise the words you need for academic writing

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