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Academic Word List Sublist 9

Here we move on to practice exercises for the academic word list sublist 9, words 51 - 60.

Words 51-60

  • Sphere
  • Subordinates
  • Supplement
  • Suspended
  • Team
  • Temporary
  • Triggered
  • Unified
  • Violate
  • Vision

Exercise 1

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

1. to stop something from being active temporarily or permanently

2. to bring together; combine

3. two or more people working together or forming one side in a competition or sport

4. an area of activity, interest, or expertise / an object shaped like a round ball

5. a thing added to something else in order to complete or enhance it

6. to break or fail to comply with a formal agreement, law, principal, or rule, that should be respected

7. being lower in rank or position

8. an idea or mental image of something / the state of being able to see

9. an event or situation, etc. that causes something to start

10. lasting for only a limited period of time; not permanent

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Academic Word List Sublist 9f - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Finishing the project was a real effort. Everybody worked together to make sure it was completed.

2. I’ve been from work as a policeman for 8 weeks while my senior officers investigate a complaint against me.

3. I my main income from my 9-5 job by working as a waitress at the weekends. That makes my monthly income much better.

4. Most employment contracts these days tend to be , often lasting less than a year. That is the nature of work.

5. I have a of the future in which all of humanity lives in harmony and there is no war, poverty, or starvation.

6. The wilful killing, torture or inhumane treatment of other human beings all the Geneva Conventions.

7. The for my anxiety was the loss of my job last year.  

8. The company’s of influence has expanded from Europe to the Middle East

9. The manager treats his very badly but he treats those above him with great respect.

10. The Prime Minister has ensured that her party has a position on immigration, the economy, and social welfare.

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Academic Word List Exercises Sublist 9f - Correct answers:

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