Academic Collocations ACL Worksheets and Activities

Academic Collocations 1 to 10

ACL Academic Collocations 1 to 10 Worksheet - Vocabulary Exercises: Matching, Gap-fill Speaking Activity: Guided Discussion, Communicative Practice - Group Work - 30 minutes

In this academic collocations worksheet, students become familiar with the meaning and usage of the 10 most frequently encountered collocations used in academic contexts. First, students match sentence halves together to form sentences containing academic collocations. Next, students complete gap-fill statements using the academic collocations. In the final exercise, students decide if they agree or disagree with the statements and then discuss their answers in small groups.
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Academic Collocations 11 to 20

ACL Academic Collocations 11 to 20 Worksheet - Vocabulary Exercises: Matching, Identifying, Error Correction, Gap-fill Speaking Activity: Guided Discussion, Communicative Practice - Pair Work - 25 minutes

In these academic collocation exercises, students learn the meaning and usage of the most frequently used academic collocations 11 to 20. First, students match academic collocations from a box to their correct definitions. Next, students identify sentences with collocation errors and correct them. After that, students complete gaps in a sentence with three collocations from Exercise A. In the final exercise, students decide if they agree with the opinion expressed in the sentence and then discuss their thoughts with a partner.
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Academic Collocations 21 to 30

ACL Academic Collocations 21 to 30 Worksheet - Vocabulary Exercises: Matching, Gap-fill, Table Completion Speaking Activity: Guided Discussion, Communicative Practice - Group Work - 25 minutes

In this academic collocations worksheet, students practice the meaning and usage of the 21 to 30 most frequently encountered collocations used in academic contexts. To start, students match sentence halves together to form sentences containing academic collocations. Students then complete gap-fill statements using the academic collocations. In the next exercise, students decide if they agree or disagree with particular statements by completing a table, giving reasons for their answers. Finally, students discuss their answers in small groups.
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Academic Collocations 31 to 40

ACL Academic Collocations 31 to 40 Worksheet - Vocabulary Exercises: Matching, Gap-fill Speaking Activity: Guided Discussion, Communicative Practice - Group Work - 25 minutes

In this free academic collocations worksheet, students learn the meaning and practice the usage of the 31 to 40 most used academic collocations. First, students match sentence halves together to form sentences containing academic collocations. Students then complete statements using the collocations. Finally, in small groups, students discuss whether they agree or disagree with the statements in Exercise B, giving reasons for their answers and asking follow-up questions to discuss each item fully.
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