Academic vocabulary: Group 27

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aim - alter - arrange - attack - confirm - convert - duration - encounter - exercise - firm - gap - install - latter - legislation - rapid - scheme - sector - skill - somewhat - substantial
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skill1.It takes a lot of ........... to cook a meal for 20 guests.
confirm2.Can you please ........... that you will be at the school next year?
attack3.The administration's proposal to extend the school day came under ........... from the teachers.
duration4.Most of the families at our international school are here for a ........... of 2-3 years
alter5.The government decided to ........... its economic policy after three years of very slow growth.
substantial6.He has made ........... progress this trimester.
latter7.Either he is not very clever or he does not work very hard. I believe it is the ........... .
firm8.\"Be fair, ........... and friendly\" is the advice often given to new teachers.
install9.The school will ........... a new floor in the sport hall over the summer vacation.
exercise10.The next ........... will help you learn the difference between the present simple and present continuous tenses.
sector11.The ........... of the school behind the car park is for seniors only.
convert12.Can you ........... these dollars to Yen for me?
arrange13.Please ........... yourselves in groups of 3 or 4, and then do the problem in the middle of the table.
somewhat14.I am ........... surprised I did so well in the test because I didn't work very hard this term.
rapid15.You are making very ........... progress in learning English! You only started learning a year ago, and you can already speak quite fluently.
aim16.The main ........... of teaching should be to teach the students how to teach themselves.
scheme17.The school is working on a ........... to give all students a portable computer for use in lessons.
legislation18.The new ........... will affect all immigrants to the country.
encounter19.You will ........... many difficulties but if you persist in your efforts, you will succeed.
gap20.A common kind of language problem is to fill in the ........... in a sentence with a missing word.