Introduction to the MAWL Using Synonyms: Sublist 6 – 10 [new 2023]

  • This is a great lesson to introduce the Medical Academic Word List (MAWL). It begins with a small explanation about the MAWL. This is then followed with a focus activity on sublist 6 by identifying possible synonyms, which helps students to become acquainted with the MAWL.
  • The final activity is a sentence gap-fill sheet to consolidate understanding (two exercises: general & medical).The PDF book includes 5 lessons for sublists 6-10. 
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  • Time: 30 mins per lesson 
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  • Level: *****[B2/C1]