Ielts Exercises

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Ex.9
1. Physical craving- desiring to get something you want
2. Satisfy the graving- you are satisfied of feeling that accompanies Ex.10
1. To turn something on its head- to change something completely 2. To dissipate- maybe eliminating or disappear?
3. To compel- make others to do something
4. Inanimate- not useful, not nessesary
5. Liable- responsible to do something
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Ex.7
1. Proliferating- something which develops and spreads quickly 2. Epidemic- rapidly increasing in numbers
3. Prevalence- widespread existence
4. Exacerbated- having the opposite effect to that intended 5. Spouses- husbands or wives
6. Extracurricular- outside the regular course of work in a school or college 7. Paradox- made worse
8. Counterproductive- statement which seems to be impossible beacause it says two opposite things Page 49
Ex.2
1. All Italian meals are supposed to be the best food in the world, but in my experience I don’t think that true of all meals. 2. Hong Kong is supposed to have a very modern architecture, but I’m not sure if that is true or not. 3. England is supposed to have the most skillful footballers, but actually I don’t think that’s true. 4. Swan lake ballet is supposed to have the most beautiful scenery, but I’m not sure if that is true or not. 5. Mongolians are supposed to be a very friendly people, but actually I really don’t think so. 6. America is supposed to have the highest crime rate, but I’m not sure if that is true or not. Ex.3

Doctors are supposed to be honest and skillful, but in my experience I don’t think that’s true in Mongolia. Ulan Bator is supposed to be a very clean and safe city, but actually I don’t think that’s true. Page 44

Ex.5
Almost half of the world’s population now live in urban areas and, as cities grow even larger, conditions for city dwellers are likely to get worse. Two of the most critical problems, it can be argued, are over...
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