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Academic Word List Exercises

Sublist 9c: Words 21-30

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 9c.

In the first exercise you check your knowledge of the words, and in the second exercise you practice usage of the words in a gap fill. These are words 21 - 30 from sublist 9c.

  • Duration
  • Erode
  • Ethics
  • Format
  • Found
  • Inherent
  • Insight
  • Integral
  • Intermediate
  • Manual

Exercise 1

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

1. a system of accepted beliefs that control behaviour, especially such a system based on morals

2. to bring something into existence

3. necessary and important as a part of a whole

4. done with the hands / involving physical work rather than mental work

5. having a deep, clear, and sometimes sudden understanding of a complicated situation or problem

6. the length of time that something lasts

7. to organize or arrange text, especially on a computer, according to a chosen pattern

8. existing as a natural or basic part of something

9. to slowly reduce or destroy something / to rub or be rubbed away gradually

10. being between two other related things, levels, or points

Score =

Academic Word List Sublist 9c - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The university was in 1873. It was the first to be established in the country.

2. The cliffs that make up the coastline of Great Britain are being rapidly by the sea.

3. The total of the English course is 10 weeks so it doesn't go on for too long.

4. Refusing to provide medical attention to someone who is sick because they do not have enough money is simply not . Everybody should have a right to be treated.

5. Most societies have seen a decline in labour at the expense of a growing white collar workforce.

6. There are English lessons for beginner level, , and advanced.

7. If you submit an essay to your professor that is not properly you may well fail.

8. Having a good manager is to the success of any football team.

9. Living in China for 3 years gave me a real into their culture. I know much more about it now.

10. I think people who commit murders are evil. I don't believe it is to do with the way they are brought up or nutured.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 9c - Correct answers:


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