Back to AWL main page

The Academic Word List Sublist 9, 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


accomodation (n)

accommodate (v)

accommodating (adj)
unaccommodating (adj)

xxx (adv)


analogy (n)

xxx (v)

analogous (adj)

xxx (adv)


anticipation (n)

anticipate (v)

anticipated (adj)
unanticipated adj)

long-anticipated (adj)

anticipatory (adv)


assurance (n)

assure (v)

assured (adj)
self-assured (adj)

xxx (adv)


attainment (n)

attain (v)

attainable (adj)
unattainable (adj)

xxx (adv)

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. During the semester I live in student near the college.

2. The condtions in which she grew up are to my own.

3. Salma was shocked when she won the award for student of the year. It was clearly .

4. I give you my that I will never be late for work again.

5. This course is so difficult, I think that an A is .

Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. Paul the position of Acting Director before he finally resigned.

7. She has amazing for someone who is so young.

8. The company her request for two weeks sick leave, but they weren't happy about it.

9. He always uses in his teaching, It makes ideas easy to understand.

10. I'm eagerly the start of the holidays next week.