Academic vocabulary: Group 11

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alternative - certain - comment - complex - context - contribute - display - economic - encourage - equipment - especially - establish - minimum - political - prevent - progress - promote - refer - reflect - thus
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refer1.Does this report ........... to this year or last year?
progress2.You have made excellent ........... in English this year. You will soon no longer need to take ESL lessons.
alternative3.Sorry, you have no ........... . You must do the work and you must do it by Friday.
establish4.Many large companies are trying to ........... operations in China. This is the key market of the future.
political5.A subject that interests many students at our school is ........... history.
encourage6.I ........... you to spend part of the summer vacation reading. This is an excellent way to improve your English.
comment7.The principal made no ........... on the reasons for asking the student to leave the school.
especially8.He's having a lot of problems learning English, ........... in grammar and spelling.
reflect9.You need to ........... a little more on the books that you read. It's not enough to just write what happens.
context10.A good way to guess the meaning of a new word is to examine its ........... in the sentence.
certain11.You are ........... to fail unless you put in more effort.
contribute12.Could you please ........... to our Christmas collection for flood victims in Bangladesh?
complex13.This is a very ........... problem. We need more time to think of a good solution.
display14.There is a ........... of student work in the corridor outside of the cafeteria.
minimum15.You must write a ........... of 3 pages for your final report.
economic16.The ........... position of the school has improved since the government reduced its tax requirements.
prevent17.If you want to ........... tooth decay, you need to brush your teeth properly at least twice a day.
thus18.You have made no effort to learn, ........... you will not be entered for the test.
equipment19.Can someone please return this science ........... to the store cupboard?
promote20.The school is trying to ........... reading by having a small library of books in every classroom.