Academic vocabulary: Group 41

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allocate - assert - besides - bold - classify - confront - consume - convince - debt - enormous - feasible - forthcoming - gradually - manifest - multiply - occupy - odd - province - radical - tough
Click a sentence below to see the definition of the word that fits.
classify1.A common task in the English classroom is to ........... the parts of speech into nouns, adjectives, verbs, etc.
convince2.It's no use trying to ........... me that your father speaks 10 languages. I just don't believe you.
multiply3.The number of students in the school will continue to ........... in the next few years as Frankfurt increases in popularity.
enormous4.She is having ........... difficulties in mathematics. I think she needs a private tutor to help her understand some of the basics.
tough5.That was a ........... question. Let me ask you any easier one.
consume6.The new Smartboard in my classroom must ........... a lot of energy. I've already had to change the bulb 3 times.
feasible7.Mobile phones have made it ........... to contact someone anytime and anywhere.
debt8.Thank you for helping me. I shall forever be in your ........... .
forthcoming9.Today we will practise for the ........... test.
bold10.The government took the ........... decision to decrease tax.
occupy11.The unpleasant incident in the computer lab is sure to ........... my thoughts in the next few days.
radical12.Some people have ........... ideas about education. For example, that children should be allowed to choose whether or not to attend lessons.
allocate13.The school plans to ........... 10,000 to buy new computers next year for the science lab.
province14.The main ........... of the school is the teaching of science and mathematics.
assert15.The students ........... that I promised to show a DVD on in class today, but I cannot remember doing so.
gradually16.Your English is ........... improving, but you'll have to make greater effort if you want to get better more quickly.
manifest17.Her problems began to ........... themselves after she was absent for more than a month.
besides18.I was surprised that ........... me there were only about three or four people in favour of the proposal.
odd19.It was ........... that he did not do well in the vocabulary test. I know he had learned most of the words.
confront20.Teachers do not always immediately ........... bad behaviour in class. Sometimes it is better to have a quiet talk with the student at the end of the lesson.