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Academic Word List Sublist 6

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 6, words 41 - 50.

Words 41-50

  • Migrate
  • Minimum
  • Ministry
  • Motive
  • Neutral
  • Nevertheless
  • Overseas
  • Precede
  • Presume
  • Rational

Exercise 1

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

1. a department of a government led by a minister

2. being impartial and not supporting or helping one particular side in an argument or disagreement

3. travelling to a new place to live there temporarily  

4. the smallest or least amount possible

5. despite, in spite of

6. coming before someone or something else

7. using reason and clear thought

8. to think that something is true even though you are not certain

9. a reason for doing something

10. abroad

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Academic Word List Sublist 6e - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The most course of action would be to assess the pros and cons of investing in the company, and then make a decision whether to proceed or not.

2. He has been living for the last 7 years. I’m not sure when he’s going to come back.

3. His for studying IELTS is to try and immigrate to Australia for work.

4. The government has decided to introduce a wage from next year in order to lift people out of poverty.

5. The of Defence has had its budget cut this year.

6. Under British Law, a person is innocent until they are proven guilty.

7. I’d seen the film before but I went because it was worth seeing again.

8. If there is a dispute in our family I always try to remain rather than getting involved.

9.George Bush Obama as President of the United States.

10. People to the north of the country in summer in order to work in the cotton fields.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 6e - Correct answers:

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