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AWL: Yee article

AWL vocabulary from the Yee article
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assume
= to think that something is true, although you do not have definite proof Ex. Some professors _____________ that students will cheat if given a chance.
environment
=the people and things that are around you in your life Ex. Students are in an _____________ where everyone is smart.
occurs
= happens Ex. Cheating _____________ everyday at that school.
achievements
= something important that a person succeeds in doing by their own efforts Ex. They are proud of their ____________ in school.
previous
= the one before or happening before a given time. Ex. Some students cheated on the _____________ test.
range
= a number of people or things that are all different, but are all of the same general type Ex. The school has a _____________ of punishments.
statistics
= a set of numbers which represent facts or measurements. Ex. The school has _____________ about where the students are from.
status
= the official legal position or condition of a person, group, country. Ex. What is the student's current _____________ at the school? ALSO: = your social or professional rank or position, considered in relation to other people. Ex. Doctors usually have high social ___________.
alter
= to make a change to something. Ex. He hacked the computer and tried to _____________ his grades.
declined
= to say no politely when someone offers something or invites a person to do something. Ex. He _____________ to be interviewed. ALSO: = to decrease in quantity or importance Ex. The amount of cheating has _________ in recent years.
enforcement
= when people are made to obey a rule, law etc. Ex. There was strict _____________ of the cell phone ban.
exposed
= to show the truth about someone or something, especially when it is bad. Ex. One of the parents _____________ the students who were cheating. ALSO: = to put someone in a situation where they are not protected from something dangerous or unpleasant. Ex. The children were _________ to violent images on TV.
submit
= to agree to obey a person, group, set of rules, especially when you have no choice. Ex. The students must _____________ their homework in the morning. ALSO: to give a plan, piece of writing etc to someone in authority for them to consider or approve. Ex. Students must __________ their essays by next Friday.
ethics
= moral rules or principles of behavior for deciding what is right and wrong Ex. He researches _____________ in society.
norm
= the usual way of doing somethingEx. Cooperation is the _____________ at that school.
integrity
= the quality of being honest and strong about what you believe to be right. Ex. I'll keep my _____________ and fail this test.