IELTS Vocabulary – Academic Word List

Increase your vocabulary to become more confident and to boost your IELTS success.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the different forms if they seem to be different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (

Complete the sentences below with the correct form of the word.

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IELTS Vocabulary
Academic Word List

1.Some countries use cheap ______________ from other countries to do a lot of undesirable work. (labour)

  1. Some people think drugs should be _______________ to reduce drug-related crime. (legal)

3.The government passed new _______________ related to visas. (legislate)

4.The _______________ of the staff are not happy with the wages offered. (major)

5.When you do a research project, you have to be ______________ in your planning. (method)

Answers (in the wrong order below)
5. methodical  3. legislation  2.legalised   1. labour   4. majority

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