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AWL Practice Exercises

Sublist 2e: Words 41-50

Here are the next 10 words 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 41 - 50 from sublist 2:


Exercise 1

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

1. more important than anything else; main

2. a set of similar things / the amount, number or type of something between an upper and a lower limit

3. possible when the necessary conditions exist

4. connected with what is happening or being discussed

5. a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority

6. a useful or valuable possession or quality of a country, organization or person

7. a person who lives somewhere permanently or on a long-term basis

8. existing or occurring before in time or order

9. a particular area or part of the world, of the body, etc., or any of the large official areas into which a country is divided

10. acquire (something) by paying for it; buy

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. I the painting for $10,000.

2. The school has a strict that pupils must wear the school uniform at all times.

3. He buys a wide of goods when he goes shopping.

4. You are going off topic. The point you are making is not really to the current situation.

5. The owner of the house built a shed in the garden. The new owner decided to remove it.

6. The aim of schools is to make sure that students are well-educated. The next one is to make sure they are well-behaved.

7. France has some of the largest wine-producing in the world.

8. He has lived here longer than anyone else. In fact, he has been a in the village for his whole life.

9. If we keep extracting natural from our earth, we will destroy the planet.

10. John will do well at university because he is intelligent and hardworking.

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Academic Word List Exercises 2 - Correct answers:


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