Academic Word List Exercises - Sublist 9e (Words 41-50)

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 9e.

In the first exercise you check your knowledge of the words, and in the second exercise you practice usage of the words in a gap fill.

These are words 41 - 50 from sublist 9e.

  • Preliminary
  • Protocol
  • Qualitative
  • Refine
  • Relax
  • Restrain
  • Revolution
  • Rigid
  • Route
  • Scenario

Exercise 1

Which of the above AWL words do you know? Match the definitions to the word:

1. relating to, measuring, or measured by the quality of something rather than its quantity

2. the system of rules and acceptable behaviour used at official ceremonies and occasions

3. a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system / a very important change in the way that people do things / a circular movement

4. to make or become less tense or anxious

5. a particular way or direction between places / a method of achieving something

6. coming before a more important action or event, especially introducing or preparing for it

7. a description of possible actions or events in the future

8. to control the behaviour or actions of someone by force, especially to prevent them doing something

9. not flexible; unable to bend or be forced out of shape / Not able to be changed or adapted

10. to make something pure or improve something

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Academic Word List Sublist 9e - Correct answers:



Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Some people think that reading is the best form of , but I prefer to listen to music.

2. Their implementation of the rules was very . They did not allow us to deviate from them in any way.

3. The results from your blood sample show that you may be anemic, but we need to do some further tests to be sure.

4. It took me a few months to my PhD thesis proposal into something that my supervisors would accept.

5. When you attend your graduation you can’t just do what you like. There is that you must follow.

6. A likely if the government increases interest rates significantly is that mortgage payments go up and house prices fall.

7. Computer networking, The Internet and digital broadcasting has led to a digital over the last 20 years. The transformation has been incredible.  

8. Though research using surveys and statistics is a good way to gather information, research is better for understanding people's experiences.

9. He had attacked his wife several times so she went to the police and got a order imposed on him. Now he can’t go near her without getting arrested.

10. They had to take a different to get home because the motorway was completely blocked.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 9e - Correct answers:



 


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