School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

The Academic Word List

Sublist 2 of the Academic Word List

achieve

  • achievable
  • achieved
  • achievement
  • achievements
  • achieves
  • achieving

acquire

  • acquired
  • acquires
  • acquiring
  • acquisition
  • acquisitions

administrate

  • administrates
  • administration 
  • administrations 
  • administrative
  • administratively
  • administrator
  • administrators

affect

  • affected
  • affecting
  • affective
  • affectively
  • affects
  • unaffected

appropriate

  • appropriacy
  • appropriately
  • appropriateness
  • inappropriacy
  • inappropriate
  • inappropriately

aspect

  • aspects

assist

  • assistance
  • assistant
  • assistants
  • assisted
  • assisting
  • assists
  • unassisted

category

  • categories
  • categorisation
  • categorise
  • categorised
  • categorises
  • categorising
  • categorization
  • categorized
  • categorizes
  • categorizing

chapter

  • chapters

commission

  • commissioned
  • commissioner
  • commissioners
  • commissioning
  • commissions

community

  • communities

complex

  • complexities
  • complexity

compute

  • computation
  • computational
  • computations
  • computable
  • computer
  • computed
  • computerised
  • computers
  • computing

conclude

  • concluded
  • concludes
  • concluding
  • conclusion
  • conclusions
  • conclusive
  • conclusively
  • inconclusive
  • inconclusively

conduct

  • conducted
  • conducting
  • conducts

consequent

  • consequence
  • consequences
  • consequently

construct

  • constructed
  • constructing
  • construction
  • constructions
  • constructive
  • constructs
  • reconstruct
  • reconstructed
  • reconstructing
  • reconstruction
  • reconstructs

consume

  • consumed
  • consumer 
  • consumers
  • consumes
  • consuming
  • consumption

credit

  • credited
  • crediting
  • creditor
  • creditors
  • credits

culture

  • cultural
  • culturally
  • cultured
  • cultures 
  • uncultured

design

  • designed
  • designer
  • designers
  • designing
  • designs

distinct

  • distinction
  • distinctions
  • distinctive
  • distinctively
  • distinctly
  • indistinct
  • indistinctly

element

  • elements

equate

  • equated
  • equates
  • equating
  • equation
  • equations

evaluate

  • evaluated
  • evaluates
  • evaluating
  • evaluation
  • evaluations
  • evaluative
  • re-evaluate
  • re-evaluated
  • re-evaluates
  • re-evaluating
  • re-evaluation

feature

  • featured
  • features
  • featuring

final

  • finalise
  • finalised
  • finalises
  • finalising
  • finalize
  • finalized
  • finalizes
  • finalizing
  • finality
  • finally
  • finals

focus

  • focused
  • focuses
  • focusing
  • focussed
  • focussing
  • refocus
  • refocused
  • refocuses
  • refocusing
  • refocussed
  • refocusses
  • refocussing

impact

  • impacted
  • impacting
  • impacts

injure

  • injured
  • injures
  • injuries
  • injuring
  • injury
  • uninjured

institute

  • instituted
  • institutes
  • instituting
  • institution
  • institutional
  • institutionalise
  • institutionalised
  • institutionalises
  • institutionalising
  • institutionalized
  • institutionalizes
  • institutionalizing
  • institutionally
  • institutions

invest

  • invested
  • investing
  • investment
  • investments
  • investor
  • investors
  • invests
  • reinvest
  • reinvested
  • reinvesting
  • reinvestment
  • reinvests

item

  • itemisation
  • itemise
  • itemised
  • itemises 
  • itemising
  • items

journal

  • journals

maintain

  • maintained
  • maintaining
  • maintains
  • maintenance

normal

  • abnormal
  • abnormally
  • normalisation
  • normalise
  • normalised
  • normalises
  • normalising
  • normalization
  • normalize
  • normalized
  • normalizes
  • normalizing
  • normality
  • normally

obtain

  • obtainable
  • obtained
  • obtaining
  • obtains
  • unobtainable

participate

  • participant
  • participants
  • participated
  • participates
  • participating
  • participation
  • participatory

perceive

  • perceived
  • perceives
  • perceiving
  • perception
  • perceptions

positive

  • positively

potential

  • potentially

previous

  • previously

primary

  • primarily

purchase

  • purchased
  • purchaser
  • purchasers
  • purchases
  • purchasing

range

  • ranged
  • ranges
  • ranging

region

  • regional
  • regionally
  • regions

regulate

  • deregulated
  • deregulates
  • deregulating
  • deregulation
  • regulated
  • regulates
  • regulating
  • regulation
  • regulations
  • regulator
  • regulators
  • regulatory
  • unregulated

relevant

  • irrelevance
  • irrelevant
  • relevance

reside

  • resided
  • residence
  • resident
  • residential
  • residents
  • resides
  • residing

resource

  • resourced
  • resourceful
  • resources
  • resourcing
  • unresourceful
  • under-resourced

restrict

  • restricted
  • restricting
  • restriction
  • restrictions
  • restrictive
  • restrictively
  • restricts
  • unrestricted
  • unrestrictive

secure

  • insecure
  • insecurities
  • insecurity
  • secured
  • securely
  • secures
  • securing
  • securities
  • security

seek

  • seeking
  • seeks
  • sought

select

  • selected
  • selecting
  • selection
  • selections
  • selective
  • selectively
  • selector
  • selectors
  • selects

site

  • sites

strategy

  • strategic
  • strategies
  • strategically
  • strategist
  • strategists

survey

  • surveyed
  • surveying
  • surveys

text

  • texts
  • textual

tradition

  • non-traditional
  • traditional
  • traditionalist
  • traditionally
  • traditions

transfer

  • transferable
  • transference
  • transferred
  • transferring
  • transfers