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The Academic Word List Sublist 3, Group 5

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 very common

EMPHASIS

emphasis (n)
misemphasis (n)

emphasise (v)
reemphasise (v)

emphatic (adj)

emphatically (adv)

ENSURE

xxx (n)

ensure (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

EXCLUDE

exclusion (n)

exclude (v)

exclusive (adj)
unexcluded (adj)

xxx (adv)

FRAMEWORK

framework (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

FUND

fund (n)
funding (n)

fund (v)

unfunded (adj)
underfunded (adj)
non-funded (adj)

xxx (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. During the meeting the was on financial cutbacks.

2. To get a good GPA you need to that you complete all work on time and that it is at a high standard.

3. They Ron and Sal from the meeting.

4. A solid creates a good base for a business.

5. The company failed because it was .


6. The students never listen to me. I have to keep the important points about the upcoming test.

7. The of Paula from the list of people who passed the exam shocked everyone. We all thought she'd be the top student.

8. The for the project ran out before it was completed.

9. Could you that someone calls the plumber today? We really need to get that water heater fixed.

10. Have they put the for the building up yet?

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