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Academic Word List Exercises

Sublist 10b: Words 11-20

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

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 10b.

  • Enormous
  • Forthcoming
  • Incline
  • Integrity
  • Intrinsic
  • Invoke
  • Levy
  • Likewise
  • Nonetheless
  • Notwithstanding

Exercise 1

Do you know these words? Match the word to the definition:

1. (1) to (make someone) want to do something or feel something (2) a slope

2. to use something such as a law to help you when you want to do something

3. similarly; in the same way

4. despite the fact or thing mentioned

5. extremely large

6. happening soon

7. (1) being honest and having strong moral principles 
(2) the quality of being whole and complete

8. an amount of money, such as a tax, that you have to pay to a government or organization

9. extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing

10. despite what has just been said or done

Score =

Academic Word List Sublist 10b - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. It’s going to be terrible weather next week in Scotland. , we’ll go.

2. People hope the leader of their country will be a person of the highest personal .

3. A new tax was on the purchase of alcohol.

4. You’ve been an help to me over the years.

5. I’m towards changing my job next year.

6. Submissions for the conference on sustainability should be made by the end of June.

7. the errors in the document, we’ll still sign it.  

8. I quit my job and my best friend did .

9. Reading skills are an part of knowing a language.

10. In the US, the 5th amendment is using your “right to remain silent” when questioned by police.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 10b - Correct answers:


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