Academic vocabulary lists page 3 can help you find and practice words from the Academic Word List (AWL) in English Detective starting with issue 11.
This page continues the listings from the first and second pages of the Vocabulary Word Lists. The first page explains in more detail how to use these pages to find each issue's AWL words in each reading and on the practice pages on EnglishHints. Click here to see the back issues themselves.
BBC Introduction to Management Gurus (highlights): adapt administration highlights interpret invisible significant
BBC talk on Peter Drucker: annual consultants credited-2 economic-2 economy estates funds irrelevant lectured lectures legislate parallels policy sector-2 shift shifted-2 shifts-2 stability theme
BBC talk on Trompenaars & Turner and Cross-Cultural Business: academics,circumstances-2, conform, consequence, consequences, constructed, contract-4, contracts-2, dimension-4, dimensions-3, dynamic, generate, maximum, pursuit, unprecedented,
Voice of America talk on Micro-finance: academy, estimated, excluded, implement, impose, initiative-4, sufficient
Voice of America discussion about Social Entrepreneurs:
civil, files, invest, sex, sexual-2,sexuality
A TED talk by Iqbal Quadir. on how cell phones can fight poverty:
apparently authorities-6 contrast-2 infrastructure-2 infrastructures instance-2 institution investing investment investors purchasing removes somewhat sphere subsidize welfare-10
a TED talk by Josette Sheeran on ending hunger:
adequate-4 aware compiled cycles-2 diversity ensure ensuring fundamental-3 irreversible items symbol virtually
and a Voice of America report on long-term help for the Sahel:
cycle-2 recover text
A TED talk by Niall Ferguson on "the 6 Killer Apps of Prosperity." (exceptional!):
accumulated alternative assembled briefly chart-2 code collapse complement-2 considerable despite-2 domestic ethic-7 phenomenon-3 plus posed predominance ratio-2 ratios sequencing-2 source transition trends uniform
Several pages to practice these words: Social Change Vocabulary, along with a Words for Social Change crossword and its answers, Power Words (from the Latin roots domus and dominari) and its Gap-fill (fill in the blanks) exercise.
2 short articles from the U.S. National Archives:
amend constitution-2 debate debated draft federal redrafted revise
amendment constitution-3 constitutional explicitly federal-2 fundamental revision
Voice of America's version of Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address:
constitution-2 debate minority-2
Bryan Stevenson's TED talk about an injustice:
core discrimination distorted distorting integrate integrated nonetheless orientation-3 prior prohibition subordination
Ray Anderson's TED talk on the Business Logic of Sustainability:
attributes converting-2 derived diminished finite neutral sustainability-6 sustainable-2 .
Alex Steffen's TED talk on a sustainable future:
abandoned behalf cites-2 contradictions displaced panels regime statistic
For newsletter issues 18 on, see Academic Vocabulary Lists page 4.