6. Basic Academic Adjectives


Match the words in bold with their synonyms:


1- Istanbul has become one of the most culturally diverse cities in the World.

2- What makes a good and effective essay is its organization and its relevant supporting ideas. 

3- Many of Rousseau's ideas are just as valid today as they were in the 18th century.

4- Living in big cities and dealing with its stress is a depressing experience for many adults.

5- According to research at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, there is no apparent connection between periodontal disease and the risk of heart disease. 

6- Mothers play a crucial role in preparing their children for adult life.

7- Poetry is the most beautiful, impressive mode of expressing feelings so it is important. 



a. _______________________(adj) : related / ...ile ilgili

b. _______________________ (adj): obvious, easy to notice / açık, aşikar

c. _______________________ (adj) very different from each other / çeşitli, farklı

d. _______________________ (adj) vital / çok önemli, hayati

e. _______________________ (adj) powerful, influential / müthiş, etkileyici

f.  _______________________ (adj) right, genuine / geçerli

g. _______________________ (adj) distressing, upsetting/ iç karartıcı, endişe verici


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a. relevant

b. apparent

c. diverse

d. crucial

e. impressive

f. valid

g. depressing


1. Please make sure that you have taken all the ............. documents with you. 

a. diverse         b. apparent        c. relevant            d. irrevelant


2. Your summary has too many .............. details; you need to make it clear and concise.

a. diverse         b. apparent        c. relevant            d. irrevelant


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1. c

2. d

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