Academic Word List Exercises

Sublist 10a: Words 1-10

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 10a.

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 1 - 10 from sublist 10a.

  • 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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