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Academic Word List Sublist 7

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 7, words 1 - 10.

Words 1-10

  • Adapt
  • Adult
  • Advocate
  • Aid
  • Channel
  • Chemical
  • Classic
  • Comprehensive
  • Comprise
  • Confirm

Exercise 1

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

1. to make an arrangement or meeting certain, often by phone or writing

2. complete and including everything that is necessary

3. help or support / help given to poorer countries by richer countries in the form of money, food, clothing etc. 

4. a person or animal that has grown to full size and strength

5. to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something (v) / someone who publicly supports something (n)

6. having a high quality or standard against which other things are judged

7. a television station / a passage for water or other liquids to flow along

8. to change something to suit different conditions or uses

9. any basic substance that is produced by or used in a reaction involving changes to molecules or atoms

10. made up of

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Academic Word List Sublist 7a - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The Stradivarius is a violin and nothing can beat the quality of its sound.

2. The government raising the legal age of drinking alcohol to 21.

3. He that he would come to my office at 2.30pm.

4. Young children should be accompanied by an when they go to the cinema.

5. The IELTS exam is of a speaking, writing, listening, and reading test.

6. Some animal species will not be able to to the warmer temperatures from global warming and may become extinct.

7. The student carried out a very review of the literature for his PhD, so his supervisor was very pleased.

8. She has difficulty walking now, so she gets herself around the house with the of a walking frame. 

9. To help alleviate future flooding, a was dug to allow the river to drain away from the town.

10. People are becoming more aware of some of the dangerous that are in every day products that we use.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 7a - Correct answers:

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