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The Academic Word List Sublist 3, Group 6

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

ILLUSTRATE

illustration (n)
illustrator (n)

illustrate (v)

illustrative ( adj)

xxx (adv)

IMMIGRATE

immigration (n)
immigrant (n)

immigrate (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

IMPLY

implication (n)

imply (v)
implicate (v)

implicit (adj)
implicated (adj)

implicitly (adv)

INITIAL

initial (n)

initial (v)
initialise (v)

xxx (adj)

initially (adv)

INSTANCE

instance (n)

instance (v)
instantiate (v)

xxx ( adj)

xxx (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. I work as an . I've always loved drawing.

2. My parents were . They came from Syria.

3. She that he had been stealing money from other staff members. She had no proof though.

4. My mum couldn't sign her name so she documents instead.

5. There have been several in history where a king gave his crown to someone else because he didn't want the job!


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. it seemed like studying would be fun, but now I know that it's lots of hard work with a bit of fun. .

7. There were several last year where someone just disappeared from the streets of the city and they were never seen again.

8. His parents to this country before he was born.

9. The bank scandal will have serious for the management staff.

10. Let me give you an example to my point.

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