Academic vocabulary: Group 12

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assume - attempt - average - demonstrate - enable - enhance - entire - error - examine - express - figure - finance - independent - instruction - loss - property - recently - responsibility - seek - significant
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attempt1.If you don't make the basketball team this year, you should ........... it again next year when you are in grade 8.
demonstrate2.The science teacher planned to ........... how water evaporates more quickly in hot temperatures.
enhance3.Learning lots of academic words will ........... your chances of success in school.
assume4.I ........... his strange behaviour recently is the result of his parents' divorce.
property5.This computer is the ........... of the school.
figure6.When I typed in the term 'English as a Second Language' in Google, I got more than 20 million hits. That's a huge ........... .
average7.The ........... student at our school spends about 90 minutes doing homework every evening.
examine8.If you want to ........... very small objects, you will need a good microscope.
significant9.Your work has shown a ........... improvement in recent weeks.
seek10.Students who ........... advice about university courses should make an appointment with the counselor.
loss11.She will be a great ........... to the school when she retires next month. She has been a wonderful teacher here for many years.
responsibility12.The main ........... of a teacher is to teach.
express13.This is an excellent piece of work. You ........... your ideas very clearly.
independent14.The aim of teaching is to help students become ........... learners.
finance15.All large companies have departments to take care of ........... .
instruction16.The school offers basketball ........... in the vacation.
recently17.Your work has got much better ........... .
error18.There is only one ........... in your writing. You put: He play tennis instead of He plays tennis.
enable19.The information that you receive in today's lesson will ........... you to complete your project on nuclear energy.
entire20.We spent the ........... lesson talking about the past continuous tense. It was so boring.