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Academic Word List Sublist 4

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 4, words 31 - 40. 

Words 31-40

  • Internal
  • Investigate
  • Job
  • Label
  • Mechanism
  • Obvious
  • Occupy
  • Option
  • Output
  • Overall

Exercise 1

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

1. words or phrases used to describe the characteristics of someone or something / a piece of paper used to give information about the thing it is attached to

2. taking everything into account

3. occurring inside someone or something else

4. the amount of something produced by a machine, industry, or person

5. work / difficult activity or problem discover the truth about something (often a crime) through careful examination

7. a part of a machine, or a set of parts that work together / a way of doing something that is planned

8. one thing that can be chosen from a set of possibilities

9. fill or take up a space or time / reside or have one’s place of business in (a building)

10. clear; easy to see or understand

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Academic Word List Sublist 4 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The police carried out a thorough of the incident and subsequently arrested a number of suspects.

2. The company is 200 square feet of space on the 7th floor.

3. The pupil has been a troublemaker because he is often disruptive in class.

4. There are many nice new apartment blocks in the city so if you are looking for somewhere to live you won't be short of .

5. It was fairly which students were working hard because they got the highest scores.

6. It will be a to get all this photocopying finished on time. We only have one hour.

7. It’s the working of the internal of a watch that determine its true quality

8. At first he appeared ok after the accident but he had actually sustained some severe injuries.

9. It was a bad olympics for the Australians . They only won a few medals.

10. Demand for the powdered milk was increasing so the company took on more employees in order to boost .

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 4d - Correct answers:

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