English Vocabulary Exercises - AWL Sublist 1 - 5a

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right with the items on the left.

1. The police freed a suspected murderer because they didn't have enough _______________ to charge him.
2. It is important to learn a _______________ which will help you to guess the meaning of new vocabulary from context.
3. When you didn't come to work I just _______________ that you were sick.
4. Many words in English are _______________ from French.
5. The woman was unable to _______________ the man who stole her purse because it had been too dark at the time of the robbery.
6. The accident _______________ about 9:00 this morning.
7. Canada's aboriginal population _______________ a small but important part of our country.
8. An important _______________ under discussion in the world of sport today is the participation of professional athletes in the Olympic Games.
9. Many _______________ now believe that vocabulary development is even more important than grammar study for second language learners.
10. Jobs in the tourism _______________ have risen by over 5% this year.