Academic vocabulary: Group 19

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authority - broad - conflict - construct - contrast - decrease - demand - depend - diverse - experiment - inform - instead - majority - minor - objective - observe - pattern - prove - train - transition
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demand1.The school offers Latin but there is no ........... for the subject among teachers and parents.
decrease2.His grades have started to ........... since he has missed so much school.
prove3.In this problem you have to ........... that x=7.
depend4.Do you think I will pass the test? - It will ........... how hard you work from now until the day of the examination.
broad5.He has a ........... knowledge of computer technology.
majority6.The ........... of teachers at this school are native speakers of English.
pattern7.There is an obvious ........... to her absences from school: Monday mornings and Friday afternoons!
authority8.Parents have ........... over their children until the children leave home.
objective9.The main ........... of this ESL course is to improve students' ability in academic writing.
inform10.I want to ........... you that I shall be leaving the school at the end of the next term.
construct11.They are planning to ........... a new bridge behind the school.
train12.In an international school, it is important to ........... all the teachers to help the non-native speakers of English in their classes.
transition13.The ........... to a new school in a new country is a difficult one for most students.
instead14. ........... of learning words by saying them aloud, why don't you write them on cards. This has proved to be a good method.
observe15.Science teacher: Please ........... what happens when I pour water into the flask.
diverse16.There are ........... reasons for his academic success. The most important one is his willingness to work very hard.
conflict17.She was in ........... with her parents at home and this was having a negative effect on her schoolwork.
experiment18.We did an ........... in science class to see if salt water boils more quickly than fresh water.
contrast19.You have not made a clear enough ........... between the causes and effects of the disaster.
minor20.There are one or two ........... spelling problems but in general this is an excellent piece of writing.