English Vocabulary Exercises - AWL Sublist 1 - 6d

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Around the age of 50, the human body __________ its supplies of fat, weakening the muscles and causing skin to sag.
2. In order to teach technical writing, it is important that the instructor __________ the task so that students are writing authentic-looking reports, business letters, etc.
3. In the thirteenth century, the church was seen as the supreme __________, not only in regards to faith and morals, but also in intellectual and political affairs.
4. In writing an essay, sentence __________ is important; too many simple sentences will make your paper sound as if it were written for children.
5. Learning a second language __________ a lot of patience and hard work.
6. He isn't interested in the taste of the beer; he just wants whatever has the highest __________ of alcohol.
7. Studies show that when mothers control a greater share of household __________, they tend to invest that money back into their families.
8. The old man spent his life __________ in the fields, planting and harvesting food for his family.
9. The amount of damage after the rainstorm was __________.
10. The Canadian province of Nova Scotia leads the world in __________ lobster, wild blueberries, and Christmas trees.