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Academic Word List Exercises

Sublist 5d: Words 31-40

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 5d

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 31 - 40 from sublist 5:

  • License
  • Logic
  • Margin
  • Medical
  • Mental
  • Modify
  • Monitor
  • Network
  • Notion
  • Objective

Exercise 1

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

1. relating to the science or practice of medicine

2. to give someone official permission to have or do something

3. aim or goal

4. a group or system of interconnected people or things

5. make partial or minor changes to something, such as a plan, document, law or behaviour, to improve it

6. the amount by which one thing is different from another

7. a way of thinking and reasoning that is based on good judgement and validity

8. to watch and check a situation carefully for a period of time in order to discover something about it

9. an idea or belief

10. relating to the mind, or involving the process of thinking

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Academic Word List Sublist 5d - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The he made to the Strategy Outline Review are excellent – it’s much better than it was before.

2. The doctor has been his heartbeat for 4 weeks. Everything seems to be healthy.

3. The company has set a number of that each employee must achieve by the end of the year.

4. He has many problems now that he is in his 90s. He often has to visit the hospital.

5. The government won the election by the narrowest of – they only got an extra 27,000 votes.

6. The that all women are bad drivers is just stereotyping.

7. It’s for the company to increase its staffing now, just when we are going into a recession.

8. His health is very good at the moment. He no longer takes any types of medication.

9. Social is a very important part of my marketing job.

10. The new restaurant in town is to sell alcohol so we should go there for a drink later.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 5d - Correct answers:


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