4000 Essential English Words Book By Paul Nation (PDF-Book-Summary-Review-Online Reading-Download)


4000 Essential English Words Book By Paul Nation 4000 Essential English Words is a series of six books that is designed to focus on practical, high-frequency words to improve vocabulary for students from beginning to advanced levels. The series features a variety of words that cover a large percentage of the words that can be found in many spoken or written texts. Therefore, after mastering these target words, students will be able to fully understand vocabulary items when they encounter them in written and spoken form. Each unit features 20 words that are defined and used in sample sentences. The activities in the books are designed to present words in different uses so that students can fully see how they can be used. Also at the end of each unit, there is a story containing the unit's target words to give students more examples of the words in use. Each level adequately prepares the student for the next, which progressively challenges the student with more sophisticated vocabulary and stories. Key features include: (1) Clear and easy to understand definitions and examples; (2) Various activities to reinforce the target vocabulary; (3) Progressive development of vocabulary through levels; (4) Original stories that use target words; (5) Helpful color images illustrating each target word; and (6) Free downloadable companion audio recordings of word lists and target stories to aid listening and speaking.

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Book Review
This is an easy self-study book that could help you brush up on introductory and common words.

About The Author of The Book Paul Nation
Paul Nation is an Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His specialist interests are language teaching methodology and vocabulary learning. He supervises PhD research on vocabulary. He has taught in Indonesia, Thailand, the United States, Finland and Japan.