(noun) Object for attack or criticism. For example: ‘Motorists who speed near schools are the target of the Police’s latest saftey campaign.’
(noun) Job, chore, duty. For example: ‘Passing of the course involves successful completion of a number of tasks.’
(noun) Group of people working together for the same aim. For example: ‘The department is made up of a team of twenty workers.’
(adjective) Specialised, technological. For example: ‘The process is really very straight-forward and not at all technical.’
(noun) Method, skill, system. For example: ‘It is a matter of practising and learning the correct technique.’
(noun) Electronic/digital know-how. For example: ‘We know have the technology to do many things we once thought impossible.’
(adjective) Short-term, not permanent. For example: ‘Temporary shelters were set up until people were able to return to their own homes.’
(noun) Something that seems attractive; motivates someone to act in a certain way. Example: ‘The temptation to socialise can cause students to neglect their studies.’
(adjective) Anxious, worried, stressed. For example: ‘ It is quite common to feel tense before an important exam.’
(verb) End, finish, cease. For example: ‘The contract may be terminated with one month’s notice period.’
(noun) Book or part of a book, passage. For example: ‘In the IELTS reading exam it is useful to underline key words in the text.’
(noun) Subject, topic. For example: ‘Common themes for the IELTS test are society, health, education and technology.’
(noun) Idea, concept. For example: ‘The theories learned at university provide background knowledge for use in the business world.’
(adverb) In that way, By this means, In doing so. For example: ‘More investment should be put into rural areas thereby increasing employment opportunities there.’
(noun) Academic research project. For example: ‘A university professor will be appointed to each student to supervise the writing of their thesis.’
(noun) Showing a person’s status (e.g. Mr, Mrs, Dr, Sir, Professor, etc)
(noun) A heading or name given to something (e.g. the title of a book, the title of a movie)
TO BE INCLINED:
(verb) To prefer to do something; to lean towards and action or idea. ‘More pople will be inclined to protect the environment, if it is made easier for them to do so.’
(verb) To accept, to allow to happen. Example: ‘Too many parents tolerate bad behaviour from their children’.
(noun) Subject, focus. For example: ‘Topics for IELTS writing exams are often related to social issues.’
(verb) Track, locate, discover. For example: ‘It is difficult to trace calls made from mobile phones.’
(noun) People that are employed in a skilled trade such as carpenters, plumbers or electricians.
(noun) Custom, practice followed for some time. For example: ‘Many important traditions are rejected or forgotton by modern society.’
(verb) To move from one place to another or from one type to another. Example: ‘In the IELTS reading test, candidates have to complete the test and transfer their answer to the answer paper in 60 minutes’.
(verb) Dramatically change appearance of. For example: ‘Landfill areas can be transformed into beautiful park areas which can be enjoyed by the public.’
(noun) Conversion, changeover. For example: ‘It can be difficult for people to make the transition from working all day to a quieter life when they retire.’
(noun phrase) A verb that does not require an object. Example: live, die.
(verb) Spread, pass on. For example: ‘On rare occasions infections have been transmitted through blood transfusions.’
(noun) Form of vehicle used to get from one place to another. For example: ‘Free public transport should be available to retired people.’
(noun) General direction or pattern of behaviour. Example: ‘There has been an increasing trend towards having smaller families’.
(verb) Set off, cause to start. For example: ‘The recent policy change has triggered a great deal of protest.’
(phrasal verb) To reject or refuse. Example: ‘I turned down the job offer because the salary was too low’.