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Academic Word List Sublist 4

Here we move onto practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 4, words 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. These are words 1-10 from sublist 4:

Words 1-10

  • Access
  • Adequate
  • Annual
  • Apparent
  • Approximate
  • Attitude
  • Attribute
  • Civil
  • Code
  • Commit

Exercise 1

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

1. a feeling or opinion about someone or something

2. the right or opportunity to use or look at something / the method or possibility of getting near to a place or person

3. able to be seen or understood / seeming to exist or be true

4. regard something as being caused by something else / a characteristic or quality that someone or something has

5. enough

6. related to the ordinary life of citizens rather than military, legal, or religious

7. Not exact

8. a set of rules or principles

9. to do something illegal or wrong / a promise

10. yearly

Score =

Academic Word List Sublist 4 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The school has a strict dress - boys have to wear long black trousers, black shoes and a white shirt at all times.

2. a crime in this country carries severe penalties.

3. The country is facing a war because of deep divisions in the population over who should rule the country.

4. There isn’t drinking water for all the population because there has been a severe drought.

5. People’s towards marriage has changed over the last few decades. Many are marrying much later or not at all.

6. I would definitely his bad score to his lack of study. That is the reason he failed.

7. His salary is about $35,000. Next year it will increase.

8. The number of visitors to Japan rose by 15% in 2012. The precise percentage is 14.8.

9. We didn’t know why he arrived late but it was because his car broke down.

10. He is high up in the military so he has to all the classified documents.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 4a - Correct answers:

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