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Academic Word List Sublist 8

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 8, words 51 - 60.

Words 51-60

  • Tense
  • Terminate
  • Theme
  • Thereby
  • Uniform 
  • Vehicle
  • Via
  • Virtual
  • Visual
  • Widespread

Exercise 1

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

1. almost a ​particular thing or ​quality / something seen or done using a ​computer and ​therefore without going ​anywhere or ​talking to anyone

2. indicating a result

3. a ​machine, usually with ​wheels and an ​engine, used for ​transporting ​people or ​goods on ​land, ​especially on ​roads

4. to (​cause something to) end or ​stop

5. the ​main ​subject of a ​talk, ​book, ​film, etc

6. the same or not changing / a set of the same clothes that has to be worn by people in the same organisation or group

7. nervous and ​worried and ​unable to ​relax / any of the ​forms of a ​verb which show the ​time at which an ​action ​happened

8. existing or ​happening in many ​places and/or among many ​people

9. related to seeing

10. using a ​particular ​machine, ​system, or ​person to ​send or ​receive something / going through or ​stopping at a ​place on the way to another ​place  .

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Academic Word List Sublist 8f - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The new condominiums are appealing as they have been built to a high standard but they are not very popular because they are too far from the city centre.

2. The apartment’s management committee agreed to keep the service charges at the same levels for another year.

3. The disease is now . Cases have been reported in almost every city in the country.

4. At the end of the holiday I had no money left. I just had a few dollars in my wallet.

5. The contract with the electricity company will be at the end of the month so they will look for a new supplier.

6. She is feeling quite as she has an important exam tomorrow. She is concerned that he may not do well.

7. Brazil failed to score a goal, ending their fans' hopes of seeing them in the final.

8. All of his plays tend to be based around the of love and loss.

9. I found out that I had got band 7 in IELTS the internet. You can check your results online.

10. Cycles can use the new bridge across the river, but access is denied.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 8f - Correct answers:

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