Key word transformations for IELTS 2

Online-booking trung tam ngoai ngu trung tâm tieng anh trung tâm anh ngu
Complete the gap using the word in CAPITALS.
Use 1-5 words
Keep the meaning of the original sentence
Click the + sign to see the answer.

To be honest, I prefer riding my own motorbike to using public transport – it’s just more convenient.

PREFERABLE

To be honest, riding my own motorbike [...]  public transport – it’s just more convenient.

I think young people prefer watching videos on Youtube.  Maybe because they can watch what they like instead of what the broadcasters what them to watch.

PREFERRED

For young people, [...] watching videos on Youtube.  Maybe because they can watch what they like instead of what the broadcasters what them to watch.

It's not necessary to book beforehand - it's not usually very busy on a Monday evening

HAVE

We  [...]  – it’s not usually very busy on a Monday evening.

 

We don’t have to book – it’s not usually very busy on a Monday evening.

RESERVATION

We don’t [...]  – it’s not usually very busy on a Monday evening.

We don’t have to make a reservation – it’s not usually very busy on a Monday evening.

BOOKING

We don't [...]  – it’s not usually very busy on a Monday evening.

To see more key word transformations, see here.

To see more about the word family prefer, see here

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Band Score Descriptors Speaking Lexical Resource

Paraphrasing is saying the same thing in different ways, which is something that native speakers in all languages do naturally.

These exercises help to improve your ability to paraphrase, which is a vital skill in the speaking test.

It is mentioned 5 times in the examiners' criteria for speaking, as shown here.

You cannot get a high score for lexical resource unless you have the ability to paraphrase.

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