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Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization$

Brigitta Dóczi and Judit Kormos

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190210274

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210274.001.0001

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(p.188) Appendix 3 Test of Recall Vocabulary (Based on Laufer and Nation’s (1999) Productive Vocabulary Levels Test)

(p.188) Appendix 3 Test of Recall Vocabulary (Based on Laufer and Nation’s (1999) Productive Vocabulary Levels Test)

Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Brigitta Dóczi

Judit Kormos

Oxford University Press

WORD COMPLETION: How do the words end?

In this part of the test, please fill in the missing part of the words. Here is an example to help you.

Example: La[ck] of rain led to a shortage of water in the city.

  1. 1. The dress you’re wearing is lov_________________.

  2. 2. The farmer sells the eggs that his he_________________ lays.

  3. 3. He has a successful car_________________ as a lawyer.

  4. 4. This work is not up to your usu_________________ standard.

  5. 5. You must be awa_________________ that very few jobs are available.

  6. 6. Don’t pay attention to this rude remark. Just ig_________________ it.

  7. 7. Her beauty and ch_________________ had a powerful effect on men.

  8. 8. If you blow up that balloon any more it will bu_________________.

  9. 9. In order to be accepted into the university, he had to impr_________________ his grades.

  10. 10. I’ve had my eyes tested and the optician says my vi_________________ is good.

  11. 11. La_________________ of rain led to a shortage of water in the city.

  12. 12. Laws are based on the principle of jus_________________.

  13. 13. Many people in England mow the la_________________ of their houses on Sunday morning.

  14. 14. She has been changing partners often because she cannot have a sta_________________ relationship with one person.

  15. 15. After finishing his degree, he entered a new ph_________________ in his career.

  16. 16. The workmen cleaned up the me_________________ before they left.

  17. 17. Sudden noises at night sca_________________ me a lot.

  18. 18. Teenagers often adm_________________ and worship pop singers.

  19. 19. The airport is far away. If you want to en_________________ that you catch your plane, you’ll have to leave early.

  20. 20. The differences were so sl_________________ that they went unnoticed.

  21. 21. The drug was introduced after medical res_________________ proved its effectiveness.

  22. 22. The mechanic had to replace the mo_________________ of the car.

  23. 23. The nu_________________ was helping the doctor in the operating room.

  24. 24. The organizers li_________________ the number of participants to fifty.

  25. 26. The picture looks nice; the colors bl_________________ really well.

  26. 26. The statue is made of mar_________________.

  27. 27. The thieves have forced an ent_________________ into the building.

  28. 28. There are a doz_________________ eggs in the basket.

  29. 29. We’ll have to be inventive and de_________________ a scheme for earning more money.

  30. 30. You must have been very br_________________ to participate in such a dangerous operation.