IELTS Vocabulary: Learn 400 Essential Words for IELTS
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IELTS Vocabulary: Learn 400 Essential Words for IELTS

Improve your IELTS Band Score by learning key words for the IELTS Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening Tests
4.3 (1,039 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6,142 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2019
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This course includes
  • 11.5 hours on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 113 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Achieve a band score of 7 and above by using and understanding a wide range of English vocabulary
  • Boost your IELTS Writing band score by writing essays using a wide range of vocabulary

  • Speak more naturally in the IELTS Speaking Test

  • Improve your reading and listening skills for the IELTS Listening and IELTS Reading Tests
Requirements
  • You should be at a pre-intermediate level of English or above
  • An understanding of the different parts of the IELTS exam is useful but not essential
Description

Do you need a band score of 7.0 or above on the IELTS test? Then this course is for you!

Essential Words for IELTS is a collection of video presentations, worksheets and quizzes created for students preparing to take the IELTS test. By working through the materials, you will master the vocabulary needed to get a high IELTS score.

  • learn word meanings

  • hear how to clearly pronounce each word

  • see how each word is used in example sentences 

  • learn how to use the word like a native through common collocations (words that frequently go together)

  • discover the different forms and derivatives of each word

  • get to know synonyms of each word - vital for success on the IELTS reading and listening tests

  • revise using a PDF version of each video

  • build your own vocabulary booklet using the printable vocabulary record that comes with each video

  • test yourself using multiple choice quizzes

Together, this information will help you develop a deep knowledge of each word.

What students are saying:

"The course has been organised accurately and fantastically, it was great job. The course will improve your listening skills as well, which was wonderful. Thanks a lot."

"This course is very interesting, informative and helped me to learn many right words for improving English!!! Thank you very much, Charles for your course!!!"

"It's a wonderful course and well done. The author has a clear British accent. There are a lot of new collocations which I didn't know. It's a pleasure taking this course. Thanks a bunch."

"I am pleasantly surprised by the course, it is a really easy and simple way to learn."

"It is a very informative and interesting course. I highly recommend it for everyone who wants to take IELTS."

The Vocabulary

In total, the course contains almost 400 words that will help you get the band score you need on the IELTS test. These words have been carefully selected from the COBUILD English language corpus to cover functions and topics that are frequently found in the IELTS test.

Each video presentation contains 7 words, the ideal number of words to learn in one go.

Who is this course for?

This course is for English language learners who are preparing to take or retake the IELTS test and need a band score of 7.0 or above. It is also useful for anyone who wants to improve their English by learning more English words and phrases, including students preparing to take the TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge First (FCE) Cambridge Advanced (CAE) tests.

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Who this course is for:
  • Students preparing to take or retake the IELTS test
  • Students who need a Band Score of 7.0 and above in the IELTS Test
  • English language learners at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Anyone who wants to improve their English vocabulary
Course content
Expand all 68 lectures 13:05:56
+ Introduction to the course
2 lectures 05:09
Get the most from this course. Learn about the different parts of the course including the videos, quizzes and downloadable resources. 

Preview 04:49

Download a complete list of all the words in this course. Print it out and you can keep it with you as you do the course.

Complete Word Lists
00:20
+ Animals
1 lecture 09:33

In this video, you'll learn some words related to animals. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • amphibian
  • carnivore
  • herbivore
  • omnivore
  • predator
  • prey
  • parasite
Preview 09:33
Animals
7 questions
+ Changes
2 lectures 24:37

In this video, you'll learn some words related to describing changes. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • acclimatize
  • merge
  • restore
  • amend
  • deviate
  • distort
  • divert
Preview 11:52

In this lecture, you'll learn some more words for describing changes. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words: manipulate, refine, transition, enlarge, deteriorate, diminish and eradicate.

Changes Vocabulary Part 2
12:45
Changes
14 questions
+ Chemistry
1 lecture 07:43

In this video, you'll learn some words related to chemistry. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • agent
  • atom
  • molecule
  • compound
  • soluble
  • insoluble
  • crystal
Preview 07:43
Chemistry
7 questions
+ Engineering
2 lectures 22:41

In this video, you'll learn some words related to engineering. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • analogue
  • automate
  • hydraulic
  • hydroelectric
  • laser
  • prototype
  • optical
Engineering Vocabulary Part 1
10:52

In this video, you'll learn some more words related to engineering. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • electronic

  • engine

  • engineering

  • mechanical

  • technical

  • user-friendly

  • vehicle

Engineering Vocabulary Part 2
11:49
Engineering
14 questions
+ Environment
1 lecture 12:29

In this video, you'll learn some words related to the environment. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • biodiversity
  • ecosystem
  • fossil fuel
  • landfill
  • refuse
  • unspoiled
  • green belt
Environment Vocabulary
12:29
Environment
7 questions
+ Family
1 lecture 09:42

In this video, you'll learn some words related to the family. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • infant
  • adolescent
  • maternal
  • paternal
  • sibling
  • marital status
  • upbringing
Family Vocabulary
09:42
Family
7 questions
+ Geography
2 lectures 20:11

In this video, you'll learn some words related to geography. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • hemisphere
  • equator
  • longitude
  • latitude
  • tide
  • crater
  • summit
Geography Vocabulary Part 1
08:42
Geography Part 1
7 questions

In this lecture, you'll learn some words related to geography. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words: temperate, arid, marine, glacier, terrestrial, fauna and flora.

Geography Vocabulary Part 2
11:29
Geography Part 2
7 questions
+ Government
1 lecture 12:10

In this video, you'll learn some words related to government. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • autonomy
  • constitution
  • coup
  • dictator
  • monarch
  • legislature
  • regime
Government Vocabulary
12:10
Government
7 questions
+ Health and Medicine
8 lectures 01:45:15

In this video, you'll learn some words related to healthcare treatments. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • therapy

  • transplant

  • immune

  • vaccine

  • antibiotic

  • dose

  • remedy

Treatments Part 1
12:14

In this video, you will learn more words related to treatment. After watching this video, doing the quiz and completing the vocabulary record (see the resources section), you will understand and be able to use all of the following words:

  • clinic

  • cure

  • drug

  • injection

  • medicine

  • patient

  • scan

Treatments Part 2
13:15
Treatments
14 questions

In this lecture, you'll learn some words related to healthcare. After watching this video, trying out the quiz and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words: immunize, pathology, pharmaceutical, physiotherapy, practitioner, psychiatry and anesthetic.

Healthcare Vocabulary
11:59
Healthcare
7 questions

In this video, you'll learn some words related to health and wellbeing. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • blood pressure

  • cognitive

  • pharmacology

  • intake

  • mental

  • posture

  • recover

Health and Wellbeing
14:12

In this video, you'll learn some words related to illness. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • acute
  • chronic
  • addict
  • allergy
  • syndrome
  • epidemic
  • trauma
Illness Vocabulary
09:43
Illness
7 questions

In this video, you'll learn some words related to disease. After watching this video, and using the downloadable resources, you will understand and be able to use the following words:

  • depression

  • disorder

  • donate

  • fatal

  • infect

  • overweight

  • obese

Disease
13:05

In this video, you will learn some words related to anatomy. After watching this video, doing the quiz and completing the vocabulary record (see the resources section), you will understand and be able to use all of the following words:

  • bone

  • brain

  • breathe

  • heart

  • muscle

  • organ

  • sight

Anatomy
16:57
Anatomy
7 questions

In this video, you will learn some words related to medical science. After watching this video, doing the quiz and completing the vocabulary record (see the resources section), you will understand and be able to use all of the following words:

  • bacteria

  • cell

  • germ

  • hereditary

  • toxic

  • trial

  • virus

Medical Science
13:50
Medical Science
7 questions