Academic Word List Exercises

Sublist 4c: Words 21-30

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 4c

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 21-30 from sublist 4:

Exercise 1

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

1. relating to a particular race of people

2. aim or purpose

3. mistake

4. the reason or explanation for something; therefore

5. to mix with another society or group, often changing to adapt to this / combining things to become more effective

6. to force something, such as a decision, on someone else

7. to put a decision, plan or agreement into effect

8. to show that someone is involved in something bad, usually a crime

9. an explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation

10. money given, usually by the government, to an organization or person for a special purpose

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Academic Word List Sublist 4 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Human is the reason for most traffic accidents. Often, drivers do not concentrate.

2. Even though legislation has been passed to increase disability benefits payments, the change will not be until next year.

3. Sanctions have been on the country for a number of years and it is causing great hardship for many people. But they have no choice.

4. His is not known. He was born in the North but we don’t know where his parents originated from.

5. You can apply to the government for a to go to university but it is very competitive. You may have to pay yourself.

6. When you immigrate to another country you need to as much as you can by learning their customs and habits.

7. The researchers have that social class is the key factor in educational achievement. They will now test this with further research.

8. His in life now is to have a family and settle down. He has already achieved all he wanted in his career.

9. Several people have been in the murder of the politician, but they are still not certain who was responsible.

10. She was a very keen artist, all the paintings that were found in her house after she passed away.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 4c - Correct answers:


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