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The Academic Word List Sublist 4, Group 1

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

ACCESS

access (n)

access (v)

accessible (adj)
inaccessible (adj)

accessibility (adv)

ADEQUATE

adequacy (n)
inadequacy (n)

xxx (v)

adequate (adj)
inadequate (adj)

adequately (adv)
inadequately (adv)

ANNUAL

annual (n)

annualise (v)

annual (adj) annuity (adj)

annually (adv)

APPARENT

xxx (n)

xxx (v)

apparent (adj)

apparently (adv)

APPROXIMATE

approximation (n)

approximate (v)

approximate (adj)

approximately (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. It is useful to be able to your mail by phone.

2. The parking at the university is ; we need a lot more parking spaces for the number of students that we have.

3. The corridors are painted to ensure that the area is fresh and clean.

4. I didn't see the exhibition, but it was very successful.

5. It's only a small school with 180 students.


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. Since the earthquake the whole area has been . No-one can get in or out.

7. The rules don't cover some important points. They seem to me.

8. We have an fun run to raise money for cancer victims.

9. I don't know the exact answer, but I can it using this formula..

10. She's always working very hard. It's that she is interested in getting a promotion very quickly.

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