ACADEMIC WORD LIST (38)

There are 570 words on this list. Work through them methodically. Learn a few every day. If the words or word forms are new to you, have a strategy for learning them.

When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
attitude to/towards, attributed to, commit a crime, committed to

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Complete the sentences below with the correct form of the word.

vocabulary38

  1. 1. Some families have a very supportive ______________ towards their children’s education.(attitude)
  2. 2. If a painting is _______________ to a famous artist like Van Gogh, it will be worth a lot of money. (attribute)
  3. Not only soldiers, but also _______________ can become victims of war. (civil)
  4. Languages, mathematics and science are all kinds of _______________that people can learn and share. (code)
  5. Not everyone who _______________ a crime is punished. (commit)

Answers (in the wrong order below)
5. commits   3. civilians   2. attributed    1. attitude    4. codes

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