Basic College Vocabulary approaches vocabulary development with a unique and proven systematic strategy called SSCD-See and Say the word, use Structural analysis, apply Context clues, and incorporate Dictionary knowledge. *A systematic vocabulary development strategy-Uses SSCD: See and Say, Structural analysis, Context clues, and Dictionary knowledge to help students acquire new vocabulary. * By providing dictionary definitions of each unfamiliar word, reading is not interrupted and greater comprehension is attained. *Seven Steps to Improving Memory- based on John Langons's "Seven Steps to a Powerful Memory" from Reading and Study Skills. These tips provide valuable strategies to help improve retention of material. * Gives students additional tools to improve memory and learning. *Memory Tips & Learning Strategies- Each chapter includes a "Memory Tips" and "Learning Strategies" which assist students in learning new vocabulary and can be applied to a variety of learning situations. *Comprehensive pedagogy- Each chapter contains "Words to Learn," "Power Words," "Chapter Review," and "Puzzle Fun."
* These activities enhance a student's learning by providing interesting and compelling practice and review.