IELTSTutors Lessons

accompany

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If we see one thing accompany something else, it comes or goes with it, or they happen/move together. (verb) If we see one thing accompany something else, they happen/move together. Examples: (verb) The text accompanying the...

bias

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you bias something, you unfairly make one result more likely than another. (noun) A bias is a preference in one direction that makes things unequal. Examples: (verb) The results of the survey are biased because many people lied...

crucial

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) When something is crucial, it is very important. It will make a big difference. You cannot succeed without it. Examples: (adjective) It was a crucial time in the battle when the king dropped his sword. (adjective) To write a...

exhibit

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) An exhibit is something that is shown to others. (verb) You exhibit something when you show it to others. Examples: (noun) There is a new exhibit at the museum on Chinese history. (verb) As the animal grew older it began to exhibit...

induce

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you induce something, you make it happen. Examples: (verb) He was given a drug which would normally induce sleep, but it had no effect on him. (verb) Soft lighting is often used for in restaurants to induce a feeling of relaxation....

intensity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Intensity is a high level of power, strength, feeling, etc. (noun) The intensity of something is the amount of it in a given time or place. Examples: (noun) The intensity of the pain made him scream. (noun) Marie understood the intensity...

manipulation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Manipulation is the act of using your hands skillfully to move, play or operate something. (noun) Manipulation is the act of controlling someone or something, usually through pressure or in dishonest ways. Examples: (noun) To build the...

nuclear

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is nuclear, it is small and important. (adjective) Nuclear weapons, power, waste, etc. is produced by the collision of more than one nucleus, the central part of an atom. Examples: (adjective) Most Canadians live...

paragraph

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you paragraph something, you break it into paragraphs. (noun) A paragraph is one or more sentences that are written together with no line breaks separating them. Usually they are connected by a single idea. Examples: (verb)...

schedule

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you schedule something, you make a plan for when and where it will happen. (noun) A schedule is a plan of things that are happening and the times when they happen. Examples: (verb) The party was originally scheduled for June...

theme

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A theme is a general idea that runs through a conversation, story, group of images, piece of music, etc. Examples: (noun) Your essay should stick to the theme of the essay task topic. (noun) The American novel focusses on themes of male...

via

Type: preposition Definitions: You use via to mean the path that something takes when it goes somewhere (the places it goes through before it gets there). Examples: We can send video, audio and data from any point in the country via satellite. Synonyms: by, along...