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The Academic Word List Sublist 2, Group 8

bold = a common form of the word
xxx = no form, or there is a form, but it is rare
grey = a form that is not so common


 

 

 

 

 

 

NORMAL

normality (n)
normalcy (n)

normalise (v)

normal (adj)

normally (adv)

OBTAIN

xxx (n)

obtain (v)

obtainable (adj)

xxx (adv)

PARTICIPATE

participation (n)

participate (v)

participatory (adj)

xxx (adv)

PERCEIVE

perception (n)

perceive (v)

perceptive (adj)
perceptible (adj)
imperceptible (adj)

perceptively (adv)

POSITIVE

positive (n)

posit (v)

positive (adj)

positively (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. I'm not late.

2. It's for him to be late.

3. She her visa yesterday.

4. If you a lot of money, you should invest it wisely.

5. It's good to in a range of events at college or university.


6. I'll be late because I'm in the hockey match this afternoon.

7. threats to a country can include financial, military and terrorist threats.

8. People have strange sometimes about other cultures.

9. I'm I left my phone on the table.

10. He was excited about getting an A on his maths exam.

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