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Academic Word List Sublist 4

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 4, words 51 - 60

Words 51-60

  • Resolve
  • Retain
  • Series
  • Statistic
  • Status
  • Stress
  • Subsequent
  • Sum
  • Summary
  • Undertake

Exercise 1

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

1. a numerical fact / information based on a study of the number of times something happens or is present

2. a number of similar or related events or things that follow one after another

3. a commitment to begin something that will be hard or difficult

4. a short, clear description that gives the main facts or ideas about something

5. to solve or end a problem or difficulty

6. the total of things when added together or something when considered as a whole

7. mental or emotional tension or strain caused by difficult circumstances

8. keep

9. happening after something else

10. relative social or professional position

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Academic Word List Sublist 4 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. He is using data in his presentation to show how the population has increased.

2. The government a thorough review of the welfare benefits system last year. They needed to do something as costs were spiralling.

3. He is feeling incredibly due to the pressure of exams. He's not eating or sleeping well.

4. He only had 10 minutes for his presentation at the conference so he his research findings in as few words as possible.

5. The army wanted to control of the north but they were driven back by the rebels.

6. There has been an improvement in the of retired people over the last decade, but more needs to be done.

7. His sudden illness and death were a surprise to everyone.

8. The total he received from all the work he did was less than expected, so he was disappointed.

9. There has been a of robberies in the local area recently so the residents are going to set up a neighbourhood watch.

10. We never did the problem of the leaking tap. We’ll have to get a plumber in.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 4f - Correct answers:

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