VOCABULARY FOR IELTS – SUBLIST 6 (67)

Featured Word:
To ‘inhibit  means to stop someone or something from doing or saying something that they should do or that they want to do.

Examples:

  • Lack of sunshine and water will inhibit the growth of plants.
  • Fear can inhibit people from expressing their opinions.

Collocations: When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
incidence of, incidental damage, incidental effect
incorporate  in 
index of, index by, indexation of
inhibited by, uninhibited behaviour
initiative of, initiation of

Note that different collocations can have quite different meanings. They are not always alternatives.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Academic Word List 67

Vocabulary for IELTS – Academic Word List 67

Complete the sentences. Choose the correct word and then use the correct form of the word.

  1. Pension rates are ______________ to the cost of living. (incident, index)
  2. There was some kind of ______________ at the shopping centre this morning. I don’t know what happened, but there were a lot of police around.  (incident, initiate)
  3. Parts of the old design were _______________ into the new logo design. (inhibit, incorporate)
  4. The new guy at work shows a lot of _______________; he’ll do well I think. (initiate, inhibit)
  5. Recording the meeting may make people feel _______________ and they’ll be less likely to express their real views. (incorporate, inhibit)

Answers (in the wrong order)
5. inhibited   3. incorporated  2. incident  1. indexed     4. initiative

VOCABULARY FOR IELTS – SUBLIST 6 (66)

Featured Word:
Furthermore  is quite formal and it is used when you want to add more information. It could be used in academic essays and formal or legal documents. It may be used in spoken English, but not in everyday conversation.

Examples:

  • The shopkeeper was charged with deceptive practices and was ordered to pay a sum of $1240 to each of his victims. Furthermore he was banned from trading for a period of two years.
  • I believe that I am an excellent candidate for the position because I have both the experience and the qualifications needed. Furthermore,  I can make a positive contribution to the development of …

Collocations: When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
flexible with, flexible in, flexibility of
furthermore (often followed by a pronoun or article and noun)
gender of, gender issues, differently gendered
ignore advice, ignore a noise, ignorant of
incentive for, disincentive to

Note that different collocations can have quite different meanings. They are not always alternatives.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Academic Word List 65

Vocabulary for IELTS – Academic Word List 66

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

  1. As we age our  ______________decreases.  (flexible)
  2. And _______________ all assessments must be in by the due dates. (furthermore)
  3. _______________ equality hasn’t been achieved yet. (gender)
  4. The instructions can be _______________ as they are unnecessarily complicated. (ignore)
  5. The low pay is a _______________ to becoming a teacher. (incentive)

Answers (in the wrong order)
5. disincentive   3. Gender  2. furthermore  1. flexibility    4. ignored

VOCABULARY FOR IELTS – SUBLIST 6 (65)

Featured Word:
Exceed  means to do more than is allowed or more than is required. It can be a good thing or a bad thing. For example, if you exceed the speed limit when you are driving, that is not good because it is dangerous and you may get a fine. To exceed the results you need for IELTS would be a good thing.

Examples:

  • I  had to pay and extra $380 at the airport because my luggage exceeded the weight allowance.
  • I was hoping to get an overall B for my Year 12 results so that I could get into a Nursing course at university. But I exceeded my expectations. I got an A, so now I am thinking about applying for Medicine instead.

Collocations: When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
an excess of, exceed expectations, excessive noise
an expert in, expert advice, expertly finished
explicit instructions, explicit advice
federal funding, a federation of
fee structure, fees for, fees are due

Note that different collocations can have quite different meanings. They are not always alternatives.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Academic Word List 65

Vocabulary for IELTS – Academic Word List 65

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

  1. The final product has ______________ our expectations. (exceed)
  2. They sought_______________ opinion on how to manage their financial strategy. (expert)
  3. She was given _______________ instructions on how to set up the lab. (explicit)
  4. The new_______________ of countries has vowed to fight climate issues. (federal)
  5. Most companies charge _______________ for accessing their data. (fee)

Answers (in the wrong order)
5. fees 3. explicit  2. expert  1. exceeded    4. federation

VOCABULARY FOR IELTS SUBLIST 6 (64)

Featured Word:
Diverse  has the same meaning as ‘various’ or ‘varied’ but it can be used a little differently. For example both ‘various’ and ‘diverse’ can be used as adjectives, but only ‘diverse’ can be used as a noun – ‘diversity.’

Examples:

  • A diverse range of paintings is on display at the art gallery.
  • I like a restaurant menu that is limited and coherent. If there is too much diversity in cooking styles, they tend not to do anything well.

Collocations: When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
a diverse range, should diversify, diversity of
specific domain
edition of, new edition, third edition, editor of, editorial about, edited by
enhancement of, enhance by
heritage estate, large estate

Note that different collocations can have quite different meanings. They are not always alternatives.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Academic Word List 64

Vocabulary for IELTS – Academic Word List 64

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

  1. The company, Just Jeans,  ______________ and started to include shirts and accessories. (diverse/diversified / diversification)
  2. I’m not sure how to teach maths to young children; that isn’t really my _______________.  (domain / domains)
  3. Did you read today’s  _______________ in the newspaper? It was quite savage in its analysis of the run up to the American election.  (edit / editor / editorial)
  4. Musicians often wear make up to _______________ their eyes. (enhance / enhances / enhancement)
  5. She inherited several large _______________ . (estate / estates)

Answers (in the wrong order below)
5. estates   3. editorial    2. domain  1. diversified     4. enhance

Vocabulary for IELTS Sublist 6 (62)

Featured Word:
Author’ originally meant creator. The meaning is similar today. It means a person who writes a document or text. The verb form ‘author’ means ‘to write.’ There is another verb form which has quite a different meaning. ‘Authorise’ means ‘to give authority to’ and dates back to the 12 century. Today it generally means to officially give permission for something.

Examples:

  • The government authorised $3 billion on military spending.
  • The principal authorised the change in the timetable to allow younger students to spend more time outdoors.
  • Brenda has authored 14 romance novels.
  • It is hard to make a living as an author these days.

Collocations: When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
assign to, assignment of, assignment about
attach to, attachment of, attached to
author of, authored by, authorise payments

bonded to, bond for, bond amount, return a bond
brief moment, in brief, see someone briefly, be with someone briefly

Note that different collocations can have quite different meanings. They are usually not alternatives.

Check the meanings of the words if you don’t already know them. Check the meanings of the various forms as sometimes they are different. You can check them at Time4english by clicking the words (http://www.time4english.com/aamain/lounge/awl.asp).

Academic Word List 62

Vocabulary for IELTS – Academic Word List 62

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

  1. I’ll be with you  _______________ .  (briefly, in brief)
  2. The terms of her scholarship mean she is  _______________ to the government and cannot work in the private sector for five years. (bond, bonded)
  3. Eric has been asked to ______________ a book on native birds of Borneo. (author, authored)
  4. Please  _______________ your photo to the application. (attach, attachment)
  5. When I began the job I was _______________ to dish-washing duties in the kitchen. (assigned,assignment)

Answers (in the wrong order)
5. assigned  1. briefly   2. bonded  4. attach    3. author