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AWL Exercises

Sublist 3c: Words 21-30

Here are the third 10 words for the academic word list, sublist 3

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 21 - 30 from sublist 3:

  • Emphasis 
  • Ensure 
  • Exclude
  • Framework 
  • Fund
  • Illustrate 
  • Immigrate
  • Imply
  • Initial 
  • Instance

Exercise 1

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

1. to make something certain to happen

2. special importance, value, or prominence given to something

3. money saved or made available for a particular purpose

4. to clearly show the meaning or truth of something, particularly by giving examples

5. to deny access to somewhere or something

6. to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly

7. at the beginning; first

8. a supporting structure around which something can be built

9. to live permanently in a foreign country

10. an example or single occurrence of something / situation

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 1 - Correct answers:

Exercise 2

Choose which word will fit in the gap:

1. The public were from the courtroom because sensitive information was being presented. They would be allowed back in to observe the case the next day.

2. My reaction was to be upset by the comments that were made about my work, but later I realized that they were constructive criticisms.

3. There have been several of road accidents on this part of the road so we must improve safety.

4. We must to the students how important it is to wear the correct school uniform.

5. I my university education myself by saving all the money I earned over the last two years.

6. Not everyone understood the point he was making, so he it further by using a diagram.

7. is a controversial issue in USA.  The government is changing visa regulations to make it more difficult for people to stay in the country on a long-term basis.

8. The government must that all children are given good advice about healthy eating at school. Children’s health will then definitely improve.

9. It is important to build any academic research using a solid and robust theoretical .

10. Thanks for offering to teach me English and I don't want to anything about your teaching skills, but I would prefer to get training from a qualified English Instructor.

Score =

Academic Word List Exercises 3b - Correct answers:


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