Academic vocabulary for IELTS Writing Task 1 & 2.
那么让你动动手指就可以补充几个能量词汇的任务就交给我们！西思路之本地书院·雅思学部帮你精选了9个高频词汇，让写作环节的Task 1 & Task 2不再像看起来那么棘手。另外，假期继续。
Here is a list of verbs to spice up your English writing abilities:
ESTIMATE: PREDICT; GUESS BASED ON SOME EVIDENCE.
[例句] Police estimate that over $ 200,000 was stolen.
IDENTIFY: SHOW; POINT OUT
[例句] Scientists have identified numerous species.
INTERPRET: GIVE A PERSONAL OPINION OR ANALYSIS
[例句1] His poems have been interpreted in many ways.
[例句2] I interpreted from the graph a rise in household expenditures.
MINIMIZE: KEEP AT A LOW LEVEL
[例句1] They attempted to minimize confusion.
[例句2] 'Minimize the risk'
[例句] A decrease in the sales of CDs occurred in 1994.
OBTAIN: ACQUIRE; GET
[例句] We obtain new information every day in school.
NOT ALLOW; NOT GIVEN PERMISSION
[例句] You are prohibited from using a cellphone in class.
[例句] In Chinese culture, the dragon symbolizes dignity and power for good.
TRANSFORM: CHANGE INTO
[例句] With hard work you can transform into an honour student.
How can you remember the words?
Now that you've learned nine new academic words it's important to practice using them in your writing. Copy each word 5 times in your notebook to help you memorize the proper spelling. Make new sentences for each word and draw a picture that will help you remember the meaning. Many people are visual learners, which means they learn better when they associate a word with a picture or an image. We want to activate all parts of your brain to help improve retention.
There are many different ways to learn. Find a way that works best for you and stick with it to obtain your desired results!
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