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Academic Word List Sublist 5

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 5, words 51 - 60. 

Words 51-60

  • Style
  • Substitute
  • Sustain
  • Symbol
  • Target
  • Transit
  • Trend
  • Version
  • Welfare
  • Whereas

Exercise 1

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

1. to replace someone or something with an alternative

2. a sign, object, or shape which represents something else

3. to continue for a long time / to suffer or experience some kind of danger or loss

4. the movement of goods or people from one place to another

5. a general change or development in a situation or in the way that people are behaving

6. physical and mental health and happiness, especially of a person / assistance provided by the state for those who do not have enough money

7. a specific level or situation someone aims to achieve

8. a particular form of something that is slightly different from other forms of the same thing

9. typical way that something is done, especially by a person or group, or in a particular time or place

10. but; compared with the fact that

Score =

Academic Word List Sublist 5e - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. He has a very hands-on of management. He likes to get involved in any current projects rather than just leaving it all to his employees.

2. They are building rapid rail in many cities to combat congestion.

3. I prefer the older of microsoft windows. The new one is not very user friendly.

4. There has been an upward in the number of smaller families in Bangladesh.

5. Indians see gold as a of purity, prosperity and good fortune.

6. The amount of oil produced by Saudi Arabia increased, the amount produced by Iraq declined.

7. Social services are concerned about the of the children, so they may intervene.

8. The government has a of full employment by the end of the year. They are sure they can achieve it.

9. After half time the manager decided to one of his football players because he was looking tired.

10. He some serious injuries when he fell from the ladder.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 5f - Correct answers:

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