Introduction to the MAWL Using Synonyms: Sublist 1- 5 

  • This is a great lesson to introduce the Medical Academic Word List (AWL). It begins with a small explanation about the AWL. This is then followed with a focus activity on Sublist 1 by identifying possible synonyms – this 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 Sublist 1-5. 
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  • Time: 30 mins per lesson
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  • Level: *****[B2/C1]