Вокабуляр: На пути к 9.0 — 10 новых слов (#2)

Второе видео из серии о продвинутом вокабуляре, который важно знать, чтобы увереннее идти к более высокому баллу в IELTS. Напомню, что эти новые десять слов вам будут одинаково полезны для всех четырех разделов экзамена IELTS.

В этой группе слов вы увидите те, которые можно часто встретить в периодической и научной литературе на английском языке. И если даже вам не удастся использовать их все, то в любом случае для общего развития вокабуляра они просто незаменимы!


Слова и фразы, использованные в этом видео:

such as; that is

As for Italy, it is evident that its main cities, namely Rome and Venice, received the majority of tourists in 2010.

Therefore, two key reasons, namely overeating and lack of physical activities, lead to obesity.

to escalate
to increase; to broaden; to sharpen; to exacerbate

The worsening economic situation in the country will definitely escalate unemployment.

The publication of untrue facts from both sides has led to the escalation of the conflict.

effects; what will come

The consequences of war are evident to everybody.

It is essential to solve this air pollution problem in order to avoid serious consequences for the environment.

reason; what comes before something

Overweight at an early age is a precursor of obesity in the adulthood.

Lack of attention from parents can be seen as one of the precursors of a child’s social alienation.

instability; fluctuation

Between 2006 and 2008, a period of volatility is observed in the number of students in this university.

People’s attitudes toward various genres of music can be quite volatile.

to cast a shadow
to doubt; to disappoint

Lack of live communication in families casts a shadow over traditional familial relations.

Unless governments take steps to resolve this problem, it may cast a shadow over the civil servants responsible for public safety.

to retain
to keep; to save

In order to retain its identity in the globalized world, a country should promote its cultural values.

Over the given period, Belgium was able to retain its dominating position in the worldwide chocolate production.

to accelerate
to speed up; to quicken

Digital companies were able to accelerate their online sales due to thoughtful advertising campaigns.

The acceleration of scientific development is only possible if a substantial governmental investment is available.

to exemplify
to serve as an example

Engaging in sports and having a balanced diet exemplify healthy lifestyle.

Countries, such as Turkey and Spain, exemplify some of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.

therefore; consequently; that is why

Some scientists maintain that the global warming issue is exaggerated; hence there may be other causes for glaciers being melted.

Teachers who use technology in classroom make their classes more engaging for students; hence the reason for a better academic performance.


Важное замечание:
знание слов, представленных в этом видео, не гарантирует автоматического получения 9.0, т.к. оценка в Writing ставится также на основе трех других параметров (task achievement, coherence and cohesion, grammatical range and accuracy)