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Culture – AWL word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:




  • the different forms of this word you need are: culture, cultural, culturally. cultured and uncultured
  • countries have their “national” cultures and within these you will find culture that is “mainstream”, “popular” or “youth”
  • culture is also frequently used with the word “tradition”
  • watch too much opera and you may become a “culture vulture”
  • go to live in another country and you may suffer from “culture shock”
  • “culture” can also be used to describe the feelings/way of behaviour of smaller things like companies which have a “corporate culture”


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