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1 The Academic Word List Presented by: Peggy Ryals

2 Web Site & Author Averil Coxhead /awlfrequent.pdf

3 Lesson A: Matching _______ an area1. Meaning, synonym, signification This is a safe area to play. _______ a benefit2. Help, profit, something good Extra pay is a benefit. _______ to create3. Region, section, district We want to create a new plan. _______ a definition 4. To send out, to sell somewhere else Can you give me a definition of this word? _______ to export5. To make, to invent, to cause Does your country export many things to the USA?

4 Lesson B: Analogies 1.alternative : choice :: deduction : (a) funds (b) welfare (c) answer 2.maximum : minimum :: visible : (a) obvious (b) not noticed (c) constant 3.proportion : all :: brief : (a) legal (b) financial (c) short 4.statistics : numbers :: funds : (a) money (b) areas (c) goals 5.trace : draw :: pursue : (a) run away (b) run after (c) run up 6.unique : common :: mental : (a) legal (b) brief (c) physical 7.vehicle : car :: author : (a) poet (b) context (c) journal 8.widespread : far-reaching :: cultural : (a) brief (b) visible (c) ethnic

5 ACADEMIC WORD LIST A-G Odd One Out 1. studyanalysisrefugeeinvestigation 2. regionleveesectionarea 3. authorwaiterwriternovelist 4. benefitharmhelpassistance 5. aftermathfavoritismbiasprejudice 6. backgroundcontextframeworkdevastation 7. makedevastatecreateproduce 8. culturalnational ethnic sheltered 9. upsurgedatastatisticsinformation 10. chaosdefinitionmeaningsignification

6 Lesson A-D: Cloze A safe area where children can play is wonderful. This is also a great benefit to a town. One goal that parents have is a place where their kids play safely. Sometimes it causes financial problems when a group wants to create a safe playground for children, but it is always a major benefit to everyone. If you are concerned about children’s welfare, there is virtually nothing better than a protected area for children.

7 Lesson A-D: Cloze A safe ___________ where children can play is wonderful. This is also a great __________________ to a town. One _______________ that parents have is a place where their kids play safely. Sometimes it causes _______________ problems when a group wants to ____________ a safe playground for children, but it is always a _______________ ________________ to everyone. If you are concerned about the children’s __________________, there is ___________________ nothing better than a protected _____________ for children.

8 Lesson D: Fill in The Blank 1. The two stores have ____________________________ into one large store. 2. Your teachers care about the ___________________ of you and your family. 3. What is your ______________________ on how to learn a second language? 4. Do you like the original ___________________ of the movie or the new one? 5. The soccer team lost ___________________ all of its main players this year. ANSWERS: theory, unified, version, virtually, welfare

9 Lesson A-D: Dictation Do you keep a journal? Keeping a journal has real benefits if you want to highlight what happened at a certain time. You can use quotations to write down virtually every word a person said. You can also use a journal to remind you of your goals. For instance, you might decide to register for more classes or to make major changes in your life. Don’t forget: a daily journal can also be a summary of everything that happens.

10 ACADEMIC WORD LIST A-G Synonyms 1. hypothesiseducated guesscertaintyunproved idea 2. insideinternalinnerexternal 3. jobleisureemploymentbusiness 4. diarypoemjournalmemoir 5. allowedlegal unlawfullawful 6. permitdenialcertificate license 7. majorminorimportantmain 8. logicalridiculousmentalintellectual 9. negativepessimisticupbeatless than zero 10.unequalparallelmatchingcorresponding

11 Lesson G: Open-end 1. Who is your favorite author? ____________________________________ 2. Where do you like to spend your funds? ____________________________ 3. What are you going to pursue after high school? ______________________ 4. What would you use to transport your furniture to New York City? ________________

12 AWL 3: Derivatives 1. Always constantly previously never-ending 2. Weirdly oddly strange sweetly 3. facile simple easy invalid 4. Feature transition changeover passage 5. Indulgence tolerance acceptance maintenance 6. Validity conduct correct soundness 7. Resources results consequence outcomes 8. emphasizestress accentuatederive 9. motivatedencouraged sought driven 10. conductorsubstitute alternatestand-in

13 Academic Word List 3: X-Word

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