Try this multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge about a range
of collocations. If a collocation is new for you, then learn it and start using it. Remember, as you are preparing to take the IELTS test you should be trying to learn 10 to 15 new words or phrases every week.
USE COLLOCATIONS TO FILL IN THE GAPS
If you don’t use new vocabulary, you forget it. You should record yourself answering the following questions, as this will help you to remember the new vocabulary and help you to prepare for possible questions in part 3 of the IELTS speaking text
- What language do the vast majority of people in your country speak?
- Is there a widening gap between the rich and the poor in your country?
- What changes have you seen in recent years in the government of your country?
- Why do people feel bitterly disappointed when they don’t achieve a goal?
- What can be done to protect endangered species?
- How has the internet added a new dimension to studying?
- Have you ever put forward an idea to your classmates or colleagues?
- Can you give precise details about a major news event in your country at the moment?
We have recorded our answers for the questions above. Compare your answers to these native speaker examples and for extra pronunciation practice, see if you can copy the rhythm of our responses.