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Words for Students of English: A Vocabulary Series for ESL

Holly Deemer Rogerson, Betsy Davis, Suzanne T. Hershelman, and Carol Jasnow


Volume 1
Volume 2


Volume 3
Volume 4


Volume 5
Volume 6


Volume 7
Volume 8

Each volume consists of units that present basewords with definitions, usage examples, and exercises. Each unit focuses on a specific topic, carefully selected for its relevance to students' lives, so that students can practice new words in meaningful contexts. The exercises are flexible and easy to use, taking students from simple, fairly controlled practice to a final phases of communicative exercise. Volume 8 includes practice with collocations and special web-only EXTRA practice activities. Two additional units are available on the web.

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Words for Students of English is part of the Pitt Series in English as a Second Language

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