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Academic Word List Sublist 1

These are words 51 - 60 from sublist 1.

Words 51-60

  • Role
  • Section
  • Sector
  • Significant
  • Similar
  • Source
  • Specific
  • Structure
  • Theory
  • Vary

Exercise 1

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

1. how the parts of something are arranged or organized

2. the place something comes from or starts at, or the cause of something / someone or something that supplies information

3. one of the areas into which the economic activity of a country is divided

4. nearly the same

5. one of the parts that something is divided into

6. ideas to explain something

7. different

8. position or purpose that someone or something has

9. important or noticeable

10. relating to one thing and not others; particular

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. Salary scales between states.  They are never the same.

2. Experts are trying to track down the of the contamination in the water supply. At the moment they are not sure where it has come from.

3. Does the restaurant have a non-smoking .

4. Schools play an important in society.

5. There has been a increase in the number of female students in recent years.

6. The grammatical of his sentences is very good.

7. The virus attacks cells in the brain.

8. The new government's policy is to reduce the role of the public . Private business will now play a much more important role.

9. I bought some new shoes which are very to a pair I had before.

10. He has a that the hole was caused by a meteorite.

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Academic Word List Exercises 2 - Correct answers:

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