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Academic Word List Sublist 8

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 8, words 21 - 30.

Words 21-30

  • Deviate
  • Displace
  • Drama
  • Eventual
  • Exhibit
  • Exploit
  • Fluctuate
  • Guideline
  • Highlight
  • Implicit

Exercise 1

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

1. happening at a ​later ​time or an end result

2. to ​force something or someone out of ​its ​usual or ​original ​place

3. information that explains how something should be done

4. something suggested but not said directly

5. to use something for your own benefit, possibly in an unfair way

6. the best or most interesting part of something

7. to go in a different ​direction or to ​change from the ​usual way

8. to show

9. to move frequently between positions or levels

10. excitement or interest caused by a surprising or unexpected situation / a play (usually serious) performed by actors

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Academic Word List Sublist 8c - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Many multinational corporations are workers in developing countries by paying them very low salaries.

2. Though they have not verbally agreed anything, the business owners have an understanding that they will not try to steal each other’s customers.

3. They the sculptures he had made at the local art gallery. A lot of people were keen to see them.

4. He from the original topic of his presentation. It was supposed to be about obesity but he spoke about back problems as well.

5. The cost of the holiday was much more than we had planned. At first we thought it would be around £700 but it ended up at over £1000.

6. The number of people buying bottled water markedly at the end of the period.

7. The redevelopment of the area for the Olympics led to the of many of the original residents. They had to move to areas outside of the city.

8. The of the holiday was when we went to Disneyland. It was amazing.

9. The rescue of the family who were caught in the floods was very . Many people were watching and they had to try and lynch them out of the river with a helicopter.

10. If you go to an IELTS school you will be given some useful on how to write a good essay.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 8c - Correct answers:

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