COLLEGE READING 2, CHAPTER 1, READING ASSIGNMENT 3

VOCABULARY EXERCISE

Select from exercise 32, 33 and 34, on pages 37, 38 and 39 respectively

1. Afghanistan has ………………. …………………….change in the period following the overthrow of the Taliban.

2. Democracy in the real sense is not practiced in some third world countries because the necessary democratic………………………….don’t exist. The …………….of the government is to …………….. them as soon as possible.

3. The US economy ……………….. a serious crisis which ………………………the whole world thanks to globalization.

4. It is …………… for people trying to …………………….in the wild to have the necessary camping equipment with them.

5. The ………………problem of people who are lost in the wild is finding food, water and shelter; ……………they need to build a fire. Fruit, meat and vegetables may not be …………………….; in that case, they need to eat insects.

6. Organizational skills and people skills are ………………… for good managers. If the manager has these skills, everybody will work……………………..

7. She was very ………………….when she couldn’t succeed at once. She had to work hard and make …………………..changes to her methodology before she finally succeeded.

8. The year 2014 has been marked by ……………………….weather phenomena like floods, typhoons, high temperatures. The wide …………… of extreme weather events is due to global warming.

9. I feel …………thirsty but I can wait until we get to the café; it is……………close.

10. There is a ………………… improvement in his situation: he is sleeping better and eating better.

KEY

1. experienced, enormous
2. institutions, goal, create
3. experienced or underwent, impacted
4. essential, survive
5. immediate, plus, available
6. essential, harmoniously
7. distressed, drastic
8. unprecedented, range
9. quite, quite
10. noticeable

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