AWL Sublist 2b - Practice Exercises (words 11-20)

Here are the next 10 words for the academic word list, sublist 2.

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 11 - 20 from sublist 2:


Exercise 1

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

1. a result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant

2. a person who buys goods or services for their own use

3. the people living in one particular area or people who are considered as a unit because of their common interests, social group or nationality

4. relating to the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a society

5. to organize and perform a particular activity / to behave in a particular way, especially in a public or a formal situation

6. the action of building something, typically a large structure

7. difficult to understand or find an answer to because of having many different parts

8. calculate (a figure or amount)

9. the final part of something

10. the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future / public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person’s responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent

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Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Britain is a very ethnically and diverse country.

2. It's a very issue to which there is no straightforward answer.

3. The hire charge for the car is on a daily basis. This is the clearest way to work out the cost.

4. There's a large Jewish living in this area.

5. There are many condominiums under at the moment. They are being built by various developers.

6. How should I myself at these dinners? I know nothing about etiquette.

7. If he suddenly stops taking his medicine, this could have serious .

8. I found the of the film confusing. They should have made the ending clearer.

9. All will be affected by the increasing prices.

10. His manager gave him full for completing the project because he did most of the work.

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Academic Word List Exercises 2 - Correct answers:



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