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Academic Word List Sublist 6

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 6, words 11 - 20.

Words 11-20

  • Capable
  • Cite
  • Cooperate
  • Discriminate
  • Display
  • Diverse
  • Domain
  • Edit
  • Enhance
  • Estate

Exercise 1

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

1. o refer to (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work

2. to show / to arrange something or a collection of things so that it can be seen by other people

3. to treat somebody unfairly or unequally, especially on the grounds of race, sex, or age / to be able to tell the difference 

4. an area of interest or an area over which a person has control

5. to improve or make better the quality or value of something

6. everything that a person owns when they die / a large area of land in the country that is owned by an organisation or family and is often used for raising animals or growing crops  

7. showing a great deal of variety; very different

8. the ability to do things skilfully and effectively, and to achieve results

9. to work or act together for a specific purpose, or to be helpful by doing what someone asks you to do

10. to make changes to a text or film in order to prepare it for being printed or shown

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Academic Word List Sublist 6a - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. His reputation was considerably when he was seen to be doing so much charity work.

2. These documents are available for everyone to see. In other words, they are in the public .

3. She enjoys her job as the newspaper . She has the final decision about which stories will run and what will be included in them.

4. According to his Will, the whole of his was left to his children.

5. She was not offered the job. She’s 55 and she’s thinks maybe they were against her because of this.

6. He is more than of passing the exam – he has excellent English skills.

7. They all the family photographs in the hallway of their house so everyone who visited could see them.

8. They are very proud of the cultural at the university. There are people from many different ethnic backgrounds studying there.

9. She with the police. She told them exactly what she knew about the suspect.

10. Some of the in his thesis were written incorrectly so his supervisor asked him to resubmit after making corrections.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 6b - Correct answers:

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