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The Academic Word List Sublist 4, Group 3

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


communication (n)
communicator (n)

communicate (v)

communicable (adj)
communicative (adj)
uncommunicative (adj)

communicatively (adv)


concentration (n)

concentrate (v)

concentrated (adj)

xxx (adv)


conference (n)
conferral (n)

confer (v)

conferred (adj)

xxx (adv)


contrast (n)

contrast (v)

contrasting (adj)
contrastive (adj)

xxx (adv)


cycle (n)

cycle (v)
recycle (v)

cyclic (adj)
cyclical (adj)
recyclable (adj)

cyclically (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. The earthquake and tsunami have disrupted in Japan. Some people don't know where their relatives are.

2. Radiation is in the areas near the nuclear accident.

3. I don't know the answer to that. Let me with my partners and I'll let you know.

4. Red and blue are colours.

5. The value of the dollar is down now, but it is isn't surprising at this time. It's a change.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. I live 10,000 kilometres from my family, but we regularly by phone, text and MSN.

7. I always try to paper and plastic.

8. There is a huge between my marks this year and last year. I used to get Ds, now I get As.

9. Please be quiet. I need to .

10. I couldn't make the decision on my own, I had to with my partners.