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Academic Word List Sublist 4

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 4, words 41 - 50. 

Words 41-50

  • parallel
  • parameter
  • phase
  • predict
  • principal
  • prior
  • professional
  • project
  • promote
  • regime

Exercise 1

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

1. planned work that takes a period of time and is intended to achieve a particular aim

2. happening before something else

3. when the distance between things is the same all along their length / a similarity between two things

4. the most important

5. a stage in a process of development or series of events

6. related to work that needs special training or education / doing a job that other people do as a hobby.

7. a particular government or a system or method of government, usually viewed in a disapproving way by other governments

8. a set of limits about how something must happen or be done

9. to encourage people to buy, use, like, do, or support something

10. to say or guess what is going to happen in the future, usually based on some knowledge or experience

Score =

Academic Word List Sublist 4 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The construction company still believes the project will be built in time - 1 and 2 have already been completed.

2. The human resources department establishes the within which the sales staff can operate.

3. The situation with the civil war in the country is very volatile and changing all the time so it is difficult to what will happen over the next few weeks.

4. awareness of environmental issues is not given a high enough priority by many governments.

5. The US gave no warning that it was going to attack the country.

6. There are between the two incidents - they both occurred on the same date and around the same time.

7. He plays tennis in the amateur tournaments but he is hoping to turn .

8. The reason why I decided to take the job is that the company has a good pension scheme.

9. It is hoped that the harsh sanctions placed on the country will bring about the collapse of the .

10. Her latest is a documentary on the lives of the refugees who fled from Bosnia.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 4e - Correct answers:

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