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Unformatted text preview: READ! If you read at least 15 minutes a day, every day, your vocabulary will certainly improve. And it doesn’t really matter what you read; even comics are fine. So read—anything. Books. Newspapers. Magazines. Internet sites. Without realizing it, you’ll learn new vocabulary words, new sentence structures, new information—and, of course, you’ll be building your word power! P R E T E S T THIS PRETEST HAS 30 questions that test your knowledge of the kinds of
vocabulary skills covered in this book. The test should take about 30 minutes to complete, and will provide a sense of your existing vocabulary knowledge. The answer key is at the end of the test. It also includes the lesson number in which each question’s vocabulary word appears. Don’t peek and good luck! 1. An advocate is a. a criminal lawyer. b. a member of the legislature. c. a kind of tropical fruit. d. someone who speaks for an idea or a person. 6 pretest 2. The word context means the a. surrounding or background...
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- Fall '13