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The Academic Word List Sublist 8, Group 9

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


plus (n)

xxx (v)
xxx (v)

plus (adj)

xxx (adv)

plus (preposition and conjunction)


practitioner (n)

xxx (v)

xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)


predominant (n)
predominance (n)

predominate (v)

xxx (adj)

predominantly (adv)


prospect (n)
prospector (n)
non-prospect (n)

prospect (v)

prospective (adj)
prospectless (adj)

xxx (adv)


radical (n)

radicalise (v)

radical (adj)
ultraradical (adj)

radically (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. Knowledge of both English and Arabic is a big in this job.

2. She is one of the most experienced of the sport.

3. People in that part of Switzerland are speakers of German.

4. The government is concerned about the cost of funding pensions in the future.

5. The new design for our football jumpers is different to the old one.

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. The music in her collection is hip hop.

7. Both companies employ about 400 people and both follow the law in the way they treat employees, but there are differences between the pay and conditions for staff.

8. She emailed her business partner to set up an appointment to discuss the details of the proposal.

9. She is an expert of Hatha Yoga.

10. A big for his proposal is that it is cheap and easy to trial.