Academic Word Power 3

  • AUTHOR: Pat Bull
  • SERIES EDITOR: Donna Obenda
  • ISBN-13: 9780618397709 
  • 121 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2004     Published
  • Level(s): High-intermediate
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About The Product

Each book in Academic Word Power 1–4 focuses on 140 word families from the Academic Word List, allowing instructors to take the guesswork out of choosing which vocabulary words are most necessary to propel ESL, Developmental English, and high school students toward success reading college textbooks.


  • Contextualized vocabulary in every lesson begins with a reading that includes all of the focus words and is followed by a variety of vocabulary development, practice activities, and strategies for leaning and remembering academic vocabulary.
  • Complete coverage of the Academic Word List teaches you the most commonly used words in a variety of academic lessons, enhancing your success in academic classes.
  • Interactive speaking activities help you increase your retention rate as you develop a link between he focus word and your past experience and knowledge.
  • Exercises focusing on word families help you decipher new words and build spelling proficiency.
  • Written and spoken exercises give you many opportunities to study vocabulary in a variety of ways: you will encounter the focus words in many different contexts; receive rich instruction about word forms, multiple meanings, idiomatic usage, collocations, and grammar; and employ a variety of strategies to learn and retain words.
  • Supplemental series website includes additional activities, self-tests, and assessment.

About the Contributor

  • Pat Bull

  • Donna Obenda

Table of Contents

1.1: Reading - Who Did It?
1.2: Reading - Learn English Through Latin
1.3: Reading - How to Change the Constitution
1.4: Reading - The Balance of Science and Nature
2.1: Reading - Equal Rights
2.2: Reading - Whose Fault?
2.3: Reading - Back to School
2.4: Reading - A Tight Schedule
3.1: Reading - Pollution from Cars
3.2: Reading - Multicultural Matters
3.3: Reading - Structural Trouble
3.4: Reading - Artistic Changes
4.1: Reading - A Good Roommate
4.2: Reading - To Be a Master
4.3: Reading - Age Discrimination
4.4: Reading - Her Best Face Forward
5.1: Reading - Batter Up
5.2: Reading - Censor the Internet?
5.3: Reading - How to Solve a Mystery
5.4: Reading - Charitable News
6.1: Reading - The Scientific Method
6.2: Reading - Impurities in the Water
6.3: Reading - The City Budget
6.4: Reading - Job Search
7.1: Reading - Teenage Rebellion
7.2: Reading - The Media: A Tool for Hate
7.3: Reading - A Bright Fire
7.4: Reading - An Engineering Experiment