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The Academic Word List Sublist 7, 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 so common


 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Forms

CONTRARY

contrary (n)
contrariness(n)

xxx (v)

contrary (adj)

contrarily (adv)

CONVERT

convert (n)
convertible (n)
conversion (n)

convert (v)

convertible (adj)

xxx (adv)

COUPLE

couple (n)

couple (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

DECADE

decade (n)

xxx ( v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

DEFINITE

xxx (n)

xxx (v)

definite (adj)
indefinite (adj)

definitely (adv)
indefinitely (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. to popular belief, the President was still alive and well.

2. About a ago that was a very popular piece of technology.

3. Sometimes people their garages to bedrooms.

4. A of years ago I went to Spain.

5. She said she's coming.


6. How many ago was the war?

7. Fatima's not silly. On the she's quite smart.

8. I need one of those sofas that you can to a bed.

9. Paula is the best mathematician in the school.

10. Can you this number from inches to metres?

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