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Academic Word List Sublist 3

Here are the first 10 words for the academic word list, sublist 3, words 1 - 10. 

Words 1-10

  • Alternative
  • Circumstance
  • Comment
  • Compensate
  • Component
  • Consent
  • Considerable
  • Constant
  • Constrain
  • Contribute

Exercise 1

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

1. a fact or event that makes a situation the way it is

2. to pay someone money in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem

3. Agreement or permission

4. happening a lot or all the time

5. to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people

6. severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of

7. large or of noticeable importance

8. a part or element of a larger whole

9. something that is different from something else, especially from what is usual, and offering the possibility of choice

10. a verbal or written remark expressing an opinion or reaction

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. He did not have any insurance but the other driver decided to pay him for the accident.

2. The under which she lost her job are very suspicious.

3. The company built its own cars but many of the main were imported.

4. The family would like to go abroad on holiday this year but their lack of money is putting on where they are able to go.

5. The refugees had no but to leave the country because of the dangerous war that was being fought.

6. My supervisor wrote a lot of on my research paper. He wanted to me change quite a lot.

7. You are under 16, so if you want to come on the trip you must get your parent's .

8. They had been married for a long time but they were arguing so they decided it was best to get divorced.

9. The impacts of the tax changes were because they affected many middle-income families.

10. Everybody in the room about $50 to the charity, so the event was very successful.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 2 - Correct answers:

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