AWL Practice Exercises

Sublist 2a: Words 1-10

Here we move onto practice exercises for the academic word list, sublist 2

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 1 - 10 from sublist 2:

  • Achieve
  • Acquisition
  • Administration 
  • Affect
  • Appropriate 
  • Aspect
  • Assistance
  • Categories
  • Chapter
  • Commission



Exercise 1

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

1. suitable or proper in the circumstances

2. successfully reach an objective or result by effort, skill, or courage

3. a main division of a book / a period in history or in a person's life

4. an asset or object bought or obtained

5. a class or division of people or things regarded as having particular shared characteristics

6. an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group / a sum, usually a set percentage of the value, paid to an agent in a commercial transaction

7. a particular part or feature of something

8. the action of helping someone

9. the process or activity of running a business, organization, etc.

10. to have an effect on

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:



Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. In order to complete the research, he divided the data he had collected into various .

2. The company was given financial by the government. It needed the help because of its debt.

3. The country is going to start a new in its history. It has put the troubles behind it.

4. The cold weather has really my health.

5. The day-to-day of the business is quite time consuming.

6. His of the rival company was successfully completed. He was happy the sale proceeded so smoothly.

7. He was satisfied with every of his life.

8. He dressed for the occasion. It was a wedding and he wore a suit and tie.

9. He his ambition of becoming an artist, but he still has many goals left to pursue.

10. He was by the art gallery to complete the painting.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 2 - Correct answers:



 

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