IELTS Vocabulary and Lexical Resource

BenWorthington 2017-12-11 16:03:46

IELTS Vocabulary means using a more academic style and word choice (Lexical Resource) when writing your essay. Using Topic Specific Vocabulary, collocations and words from the Academic Word List will help considerably.
This lesson focuses on what to learn, the importance of context, and how to learn / memorise these new terms so you can improve your writing.

Topic Specific Vocabulary

The best vocabulary to score in IELTS is Topic Specific Vocabulary – a vocabulary that focuses on one topic.
In this article we will give you plenty of detailed explanations, tips, examples and resources for practice on this subject.
Topic Specific Vocabulary also contains lots of collocations, so you can expect a thorough explanation on what they are and how to use them.
What is a collocation?

A collocation is a group of words that has an above average possibility of being found together.
Using collocations in your writing and speaking helps to make your language sound more natural and fluent. This in turn makes your skills higher and gets you better scoring in essays.
What is the best way to learn Topic Specific Collocations?
The best way is to learn Topic Specific Collocations is to look for them being used in context, in their natural environment.
Each topic below contains a list of collocations, a sample band 9 essay in a gap fill exercise.

The above printable, downloadable handout was created for at Advanced (C1) and Proficient (C2) level. It is valuable for revising Adjectives, Adverbs, Comparison (comparative and superlative), Coordination and Formal and informal English (politeness or colloquial language) in English, and is useful for strengthening your groups' Writing skills. It centers around the topic and words of American/British English, Crime, law and punishment, Environment, Sports and Technical English. It includes the answers, too.
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Upload date: 2017-12-11 16:03:46

Author: BenWorthington

from United Kingdom

I am an experienced freelance English tutor with over 9 years experience. I enjoy my teaching and latest venture into podcasting. I interview anyone who can help improve your score in the exam.

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