Артикул:00003374 Автор:Michael MacCarthy Издательство:Cambridge University Press (все книги издательства)
ISBN:978-0-521-66435-6 Год:2010 Формат:А4 (210x290 мм) Переплет:Мягкая обложка Вес:765 г Страниц:310
English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate is aimed specifically at upper-intermediate level learners. The material has been thoroughly revised following feedback from users of the first edition. The vocabulary presented in this new edition has now been informed by the Cambridge International Corpus of real language to ensure that the vocabulary is current, useful and relevant for learners.
- 100 easy-to-use units: vocabulary items are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages.
- Presents and explains new words in context, shows learners how to use them and how to work out rules for using them.
- Contains a comprehensive, learner-friendly answer key.
- Includes a detailed index with phonetic transcriptions to help with the pronunciation of difficult vocabulary.
- Is beautifully illustrated in full colour.
Издание полностью на английском языке.
Introduction Using this book Phonemic symbols
Effective vocabulary learning 1 Learning vocabulary - general advice: What do you need to learn? What does learning a new word mean? 2 Can you learn just by reading or listening to English? How are you going to plan your learning? 3 Learning vocabulary - aids to learning bubble diagram, word fork 4 Organising a vocabulary notebook tree diagram, word-class 5 The names of English language words adjective, syllable, collocation 6 Using your dictionary usage, synonym, pronunciation 7 Revising vocabulary active and receptive vocabulary, fix in your memory 8 Guessing and explaining meaning context, clues, it's a bit like
10 Roots -spect-, -port-, -vert- 11 Abstract nouns excitement, generosity, wisdom 12 Compound adjectives air-conditioned, off-peak, sugar-free 13 Compound nouns (1) noun + noun baby-sitter, sunglasses, junk mail 14 Compound nouns (2) verb + preposition cutback, turnover, outlook 15 Words from other languages ballerina, yoghurt, judo 16 Abbreviations and acronyms UN, ID, fridge 17 New words in English video jockey, surfing the net, shopaholic
Words and pronunciation 18 Words commonly mispronounced doubt, hiccough, sword 19 Onomatopoeic words clink, tinkle, splash 20 Homonyms wait, weight; row /гаи/ and row /гэи/
Connecting and linking words 21 Time as soon as, while, afterwards 22 Condition unless, provided that, no matter 23 Cause, reason, purpose and result gave rise to, with the aim of 24 Concession and contrast although, admittedly, on the other hand 25 Addition in addition, likewise, as well as 26 Text-referring words situation, aspect, issue 27 Discourse markers in speech well, let me see, hang on 28 Discourse markers in writing firstly, in conclusion
Countables and uncountables 29 Uncountable nouns travel, luggage, knowledge 30 Words that only occur in the plural headquarters, binoculars, scissors 31 Countable and uncountable nouns with different meanings a glass, glass; a hair, hair 32 Collective nouns crowd, flock, range 33 Making uncountable nouns countable a bit of advice, a flash of lightning, some spots of rain 34 Containers and contents a tube of toothpaste, a jar of jam, a box of matches
Topics 35 Countries, nationalities and languages Brazil, Japanese, Arabic 36 The weather drought, stifling, chilly 37 Describing people: appearance wavy hair, freckles, plump 38 Describing people: character down-to-earth, broad-minded, eccentric 39 Relationships colleague, acquaintance, to fancy someone 40 At home bungalow, attic, table mat 41 Everyday problems power cut, to leak, stained 42 Global problems to erupt, injured, earthquake 43 Education degree, tutorial, to pass an exam 44 Work union representative, redundant, shift work 45 Sport billiards, high jump, fencing 46 The arts sculpture, novel, performance 47 Music track, hit, backing 48 Food aubergine, spicy, bake 49 The environment island, glacier, polluted 50 Towns art gallery, traffic jam, population 51 The natural world nest, hedgehog, harvest 52 Clothes cardigan, collar, striped 53 Health and medicine sore throat, prescribe, tablets 54 Travel ferry, overtake, supersonic 55 Holidays timeshare, sightseeing, breath-taking 56 Numbers and shapes triangle, sphere, odd and even 57 Science and technology mobile phone, microwave, genetic engineering 58 Computers and the Internet modem, surf the Web 59 The press and the media tabloid, aerial, soap opera 60 Politics and public institutions independence, House of Commons, elect 61 Crime burglary, blackmail, verdict 62 Money - buying, selling and paying earn, current account, overdrawn
Feelings and actions 63 Belief and opinion maintain, point of view, intellectual 64 Pleasant and unpleasant feelings grateful, frustration, worrying 65 Like, dislike and desire adore, loathe, devoted 66 Speaking whisper, grumble, guiltily 67 The six senses glance, fragrant, telepathy 68 What your body does yawn, snore, chew
Basic concepts 69 Number, quantity, degree and intensity considerable, a great deal, dozens of 70 Time for the time being, temporary, to last 71 Distances and dimensions length, faraway, stretch
72 Obligation, need, possibility and probability compulsory, exempt, shortage 73 Sound and light racket, twinkle, sombre 74 Possession, giving and lending estate, property, allocate 75 Movement and speed flutter, crawl, rate 76 Texture, brightness, weight and density prickly, dazzling, hollow 77 Success, failure and difficulty manage, compromise, cope
Idiomatic expressions 78 Idioms and fixed expressions - general under the weather, to have seen better days 79 Everyday expressions come to think of it, that's that, as far as I'm concerned 80 Similes as good as gold, like a red rag to a bull 81 Binomials rough and ready, peace and quiet, sooner or later 82 Idioms describing people quick off the mark, round the bend, a lazy-bones 83 Idioms describing feelings or mood in high spirits, in a black mood, scared stiff 84 Idioms describing problematic situations to take a back seat, the tide has turned, to bury the hatchet 85 Idioms connected with praise and criticism knock spots off, on the ball, pick holes in 86 Idioms connected with using language talk shop, a talking-point, long-winded 87 Miscellaneous idioms to pay through the nose, to have something on the brain 88 Proverbs Don't put all your eggs in one basket
Phrasal verbs and verb-based expressions 89 Expressions with do and make do housework, do up, make a mistake, make up 90 Expressions with bring and take bring down, bring to light, take after, take for granted 91 Expressions with get get by, get out of bed on the wrong side 92 Expressions with set and put set off, set one's heart on, put up with, put two and two together 93 Expressions with come and go come across, come to an end, go off, as far as it goes 94 Miscellaneous expressions run out of, see your way to, break someone's heart
Varieties of English 95 Formal and informal words (1) offspring, children, kids 96 Formal and informal words (2) -slang, wally, cool 97 US English semester, panty-hose, wash up 98 Other Englishes loch, Aussie, pad 99 Headline English axe, hit, vow 100 The language of signs and notices refrain, admission