Tuesday, 6 January 2015

IELTS Listening - Synonyms

In the IELTS listening section, the words you hear will not be exactly the same as what you read on the question paper so you will need to recognise some synonyms.

a price - a fee
a location - a place
funding - money
dangerous - risky
a solution - an answer
to transport - to carry
a disadvantage - a drawback
an effect - an impact
worried - concerned
enthusiastic - eager
afraid - scared
confused - puzzled
irritated - annoyed
reluctant - hesitant
doubtful - dubious
results - findings
definition - meaning
challenges - problems
history - background
advantages - benefits
disadvantages - drawbacks
answers - solutions
summarise - conclude

The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic and General Training p.23,33,39

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