Academic Vocabulary Toolkit 1, Words 1-10

June 5, 2014
Kate Kinsella's "The Academic Vocabulary Toolkit" focuses on words used across different subject areas and careers in spoken and written communication. Learn these lists to help you succeed in school and work: Words 1-10, Words 11-20, Words 21-30, Words 31-40, Words 41-50, Words 51-60, Words 61-70, Words 71-80, Words 81-90, Words 91-100
Can I be sure the rankings are fully accurate and reliable?
Synonyms for "adequate" that start with "a" are: average, acceptable, all right. But to truly get an A in life, you should aim to be amazing.
What use is a law without adequate resources to enforce it?
The drive to left field gave the A’s a 5-4 advantage.
Analysis of data from England and Wales shows air pollution is particularly harmful in the elderly.
A baseball coach raved about using his iPad to help his players analyze and improve their swing.
When pronounced with the accent on the second syllable, "appropriate" is an adjective. When pronounced with the accent on the last syllable, "appropriate" is a verb that describes an inappropriate action: take possession of by force, as after an invasion.
He appointed the experts to evaluate whether patients are getting appropriate treatment.
She has argued that the jury reached the correct verdict in the case.
Both the definitions and example sentences for "argue" and "argument" are for reasonable ways of talking and thinking. But both the verb and noun can also refer to disagreements and fights that can get loud and ugly.
The argument is that a global climate policy will speed the development of renewables.
“I assume they are at home, sleeping. It is four in the morning, after all,” Mama said.
Lorenz’s work reminds us exactly why, in today’s unsettled economy, it can be difficult to make assumptions about what will happen next.

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