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Academic Word List Sublist 10

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 10words 1-10.

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. 

Words 1-10

  • Adjacent 
  • Albeit 
  • Assemble 
  • Collapse 
  • Colleague 
  • Compile 
  • Conceive 
  • Convince 
  • Depress 
  • Encounter

Exercise 1

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

1. people coming together in a single place or part of something being put together

2. to collect information together and put it in one report, list, or book

3 . to reduce the value, amount or level of something / to make someone unhappy

4 . next to, near, or touching

5 . falling down because of a lack of strength or support / to suddenly not work correctly / folding something into a smaller shape

6 . invent a plan or idea / to imagine something / become pregnant

7 . to experience something (usually negative) / a meeting (usually by chance)

8. although

9 . a person whom one works with

10 . to persuade someone

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Academic Word List Sublist 10a - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1 . The price of sugar has been by the warning over its health impacts

2 . I’m data from various sources for an article about the French Revolution.

3 . The government has many difficulties during its time in office.

4 . Many smokers have been to quit by health warnings on cigarette packages.

5 . When the fire alarm goes off everybody must in the car park to be counted.

6 . The bus stop is to my house

7 . He wasn’t just the director of the film. He also the whole plot line.  

8 . He gave me some money to help me out, not very much.

9 . I get great support from my at my office.

10 . The banks in Europe would have in 2008 if they hadn’t got cash injections from governments.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 10a - Correct answers:

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