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The Academic Word List Sublist 2, Group 9

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


 

 

 

 

 

 

POTENTIAL

potential (n)

xxx (v)

potential (adj)

potentially (adv)

PREVIOUS

xxx (n)

xxx(v)

previous (adj)

previously (adv)

PRIME

prime (n)

xxx (v)

primary (adj)
prime (adj)

primarily (adv)

PURCHASE

purchase (n)

purchase (v)

purchasing (adj)

xxx (adv)

RANGE

range (n)

range (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. She's clever and hard working. She has the to be a leader.

2. Almost every child has the to succeed at school.

3. I bought lots of cheap CDs on my trip to Bangkok.

4. We've talked about this .

5. The reason for failure is lack of hard work.


6. She's interested in working as a network engineer.

7. Now that the dollar has fallen, it doesn't have so much power.

8. I this faulty toaster from your store a week ago.

9. The ages of the children at the school from 10 - 15.

10. She looked at a of options before choosing a holiday to Paris.

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