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Vocabulary Test <ul><li>A vocabulary test evaluates your ability to define key terms and definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Use...
Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If you know the word, watch for word traps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be wary of words with similar mea...
Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If the Word Looks Familiar, But Your Not Sure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to use the word in a sente...
Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If you don’t know the word make an educated guess </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine the word elements ...
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  1. 2. Vocabulary Test <ul><li>A vocabulary test evaluates your ability to define key terms and definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Use the vocabulary lists at the end of the chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary words are also found in books as bold words </li></ul>
  2. 3. Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If you know the word, watch for word traps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be wary of words with similar meanings (hypothesis and theory) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be wary of words that look similar (physiology and psychology) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay attention to grammar; for example, if the question makes a reference to noun, the answer should be a noun </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If the Word Looks Familiar, But Your Not Sure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to use the word in a sentence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture the word in your notes or book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try and remember when it was discussed in a lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try and remember the information was discussed in relation to the word </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Vocabulary Test <ul><li>If you don’t know the word make an educated guess </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine the word elements (suffix, prefix and root word) for clues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for grammatical clues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate the unknown word with words you know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make use of foreign languages you may know, looking for cognates </li></ul></ul>
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