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10 Super Essential Academic Vocabulary Lessons IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC.

Academic vocabulary can be pretty tough to teach. A variety of exercises including picture matching, sentence writing and gap fill exercises can make for a rewarding lesson.  Recycling, reinforcing and reviewing using multiple intelligences is the best way to teach vocabulary. Academic vocabulary is essential for students attempting to pass the IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC tests.

1 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises  1 (with answers)

This is an exercise for introducing or reviewing the following academic vocabulary that might be used to talk about education and learning:  aptitude, boundaries,  capable, ethical, challenges, advance, enforce, criticism, assess, hesitate, acknowledge, issue, discouraged.

 

Essential academic vocabulary exercises with picture/matching, gap fill exercises and answers. and answers

Essential academic vocabulary 1 (PDF)

2 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises  2 (with answers)

This is an exercise for introducing or reviewing the following academic vocabulary to discuss the qualities of  and relationships between colleagues and employees :  favoritism, exemplified, unenthusiastic, attend, outline, workplace, potential, perceived, executives, function, realized, responsibility, admiring, resolved, perspective, appointed, conflict.

Academic vocabulary exercises.

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3 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises  3 (with answers)

This exercise includes  vocabulary exercises for business   communication including office client and customer relationships: inflexible, strategy, developing, schedule, chaos, organized, allow, cautiously, approach, associate, embrace, impressed, morale, client, biased.

Essential academic vocabulary exercises for client and customer relationships.

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4 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises 4  (with answers)

This worksheet includes  vocabulary for talking about people and social behavior:  stimulate, anecdote, stifle, norms, forgotten, trends, stumble, stifle, innovation, incentive, recognize, colleagues, facial, enthusiasm.

Academic and business vocabulary exercises for talking about people and social behavior.

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5 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises 5  (with answers)

Essential vocabulary 5  includes  vocabulary for  describing life experiences and developments:  transition, assumption, contradiction, pinpointed, milestone, flip side, savvy, appeal, burden, compromised, breakthrough, reverse, interference, carefree, resented.

Academic and business vocabulary exercises for describing life experiences and developments

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6 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises 6  (with answers)

Academic vocabulary exercises for a miscellaneous collection of words related to various aspects of corporate or academic life:  exchange, encounter, acquaintance, deviate, norm, expand, inspired, purchase, fabric, identify, structure, perspire, prodigy, recall, scraps.

Academic vocabulary exercises for a miscellaneous collection of words related to various aspects of corporate or academic life.

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7 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises 7  (with answers)

Handout 7 includes more advanced vocabulary often used in discussions, debates and controversies: genetic, obstacle, identical, adverse, alterations, controversy, superfluous, substantial, avoided, reaction, hurdle, ethics, commodity, optimal, disturbed, examined, modification.

Academic vocabulary exercises including vocabulary used in discussions, debates and controversies.

Essential academic vocabulary 7 (PDF)

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8 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises 8  (with answers)

Handout 8 includes Business English related vocabulary that might be used for talking about colleagues and careers: attitude, radical, stand out, commute, career, rigorous, devote, hang around, peers, loyalty, weird, cut back, stable, dared.

Business English vocabulary exercises for talking about colleagues and careers.

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9 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises   9(with answers)

Handout 9 is a more random set of words encompassing  probability and social issues : reunion, synthetic, probability, mandatory, interactive, deprived, inconceivable, inadvertently, “face to face”, exploit, alert, adopt, adhesive.

Academic vocabulary exercises for the words:attitude, radical, stand out, commute, career, rigorous, devote, hang around, peers, loyalty, weird, cut back, stable, dared

Essential academic vocabulary 9 (PDF)

10 Essential  academic vocabulary exercises  10(with answers)

Handout 10 is another fairly random set  encompassing  words that  might used to talk about business, relationships and power :  regret, obsession, invest, intensity, integral, ingredient, beneficiary, fundamentals, era, dominate , collapsing, brutal, funding, apex, ambition.

Academic vocabulary exercises for the words: regret, obsession, invest, intensity, integral, ingredient, beneficiary, fundamentals, era, dominate , collapsing, brutal, funding, apex, ambition

Essential academic vocabulary 10 (PDF)

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