Success ch. 5

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Success ch. 5
2010-06-15 16:17:06
success vocab

Chapter 5
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  1. Argument
    A set of connected ideas, supported by examples, made by a writer to prove or disprove a point.
  2. Root
    The central part of basis of a word around which prefixes and suffixes can be added to produce different words.
  3. Concentration
    The act of applying all your mental energy and focus to your academic work.
  4. highlighting
  5. Skimming
    Rapid, superficial reading of material to determine central ideas and main elements.
  6. Scanning
    Reading material in an investigative way to search for specific information.
  7. Evidence
    Facts, statistics, and other materials that are presented in support of an argument.
  8. Question
    • 1.
    • a sentence in an interrogative form, addressed to someone in order to get information in reply.
    • 2.
    • a problem for discussion or under discussion; a matter for investigation.
  9. Surveying
    • 1.
    • the science or scientific method of making surveys of land.

    • 2.
    • the act of one who surveys: The surveying required nearly two days.
  10. Glossary
    • 1.
    • a list of terms in a special subject, field, or area of usage, with accompanying definitions.
    • 2.
    • such a list at the back of a book, explaining or defining difficult or unusual words and expressions used in the text.