01. I haven't [communicated] with my old classmates since the session ended.
02. My son [communicates] with his classmates by e-mail during the summer holidays.
03. The coach needs to maintain a good, honest [communication] with all his players.
04. He is an excellent scientist, but he is totally unable to [communicate] his knowledge to others.
05. The U.S. have launched a new [communications] satellite into space at a cost of one billion dollars.
06. Leonard Bernstein once said that music can name the unnameable, and [communicate] the unknowable.
07. Anne Morrow Lindbergh once observed that good [communication] is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
08. The people of the Turkish village of Kuskoy often [communicate] through whistling, which allows them to [communicate] over distances of almost a mile.
09. Studies suggest that over 60 percent of Americans believe it may be possible to [communicate] with the dead.
10. A teacher needs to have good [communication] skills in order to do her job well.
11. Leung's writing skills are very good in English, but he needs to improve his [communicative] skills.
12. The children were [uncommunicative] during the ride to the airport. They wouldn't answer any of my questions, so I don't know what the problem was.
13. My wife has been in a bad mood ever since the Christmas party, and has been totally [uncommunicative] when I try to talk about it.
14. She caught some kind of [communicable] disease while travelling in India.
15. I have been [communicating] with my daughter by e-mail on a daily basis ever since she moved away to attend college.
16. Averil Coxhead has noted that the more words students know well and can use, the more meaning they can [communicate] in a wide variety of circumstances.

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