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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 12

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


vehicle (n)

xxx (v)

vehicular (adj)

xxx (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

via (preposition)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

virtual (adj)

virtually (adv)


visual (n)

visualise (v)

visual (adj)
non-visual (adj)

visually (adv)


xxx (n)

xxx (v)

widespread (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. There are too many on the road these days.

2. She's travelling to France Spain and Italy.

3. He was unknown before he appeared in that movie.

4. The new mosque in Abu Dhabi is stunning.

5. There was anger about the changes in the education policy.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. There was panic during the flooding when thousands of people couldn't get enough food and water.

7. Sometimes you just need a quick to know which city a story is set in. As soon as you see the Eiffel tower, the Sydney Opera House or the Taj Mahal, you know immediately where the story is set.

8. Many students today learn English in classrooms on the Internet.

9. What colour was the that was seen at the scene of the crime?

10. When you travel you can keep in touch with friends and family the Internet.