New General Service List – 2,401-2,450 a

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words from the list below.
   adequate      consultant      gestures      keen      literary      margins      modify      opponents      slaves      survive   
  1. To in the wilderness often requires special skills: making a shelter, finding food, protecting oneself from danger. Most people who have grown up in cities do not have these skills and would not last long in the wilderness.
  2. Ahmed is very to learn English. He works really hard on his grammar and vocabulary, and he has made many friends in Canada with whom he can practice speaking and listening.
  3. My study skills have not been very effective, so I need to my plan. I thought that, if I hung out with friends in clubs every night, I would learn to speak English very well. I am often late for class because I stay up too late. I have to make some changes if I want to learn.
  4. The competition for best singer is very strong. My are very good singers. If I want to beat them, I will have to practice singing every night.
  5. I don't have funds to stay at the ELI next term. Unfortunately, I will have to return to my country and get a job soon.
  6. I would like to be an English literature professor some day. My analysis skills are quite good. I've always enjoyed studying plot, theme, irony, point of view, and setting. I really enjoy reading good books, too.
  7. Formatting is very important. If you are writing essays for your professors, you must remember to leave 2.54 cm at the top and bottom of the page as well as on the left and right.
  8. My brother is an environmental for Shell oil. He works for the company in trying to preserve and protect the environment wherever the company is drilling for oil. He gives them advice on how and where to drill.
  9. When Mr. Brown gets excited, he waves his hands around like crazy. It's sometimes hard to understand what his mean. Sometimes, I think he just does it for emphasis.
  10. Even though it is illegal to own , human trafficking is common in many countries. This is a terrible scourge that we must work hard to eliminate