Learn Essential Science Words for IELTS
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Learn Essential Science Words for IELTS

Learn important words related to Science, which frequently appear in the IELTS Test
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Created by Charles Cornelius
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 14 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get a band score of 7.0 and above in the IELTS test
  • Fully understand reading texts about science in the IELTS Reading Test
  • Fully understand audio recordings about science in the IELTS Listening Test
  • Write essays about scientific issues in the IELTS Writing Test using a wider range of vocabulary
  • Speak about scientific issues using a wider range of vocabulary in the IELTS Speaking Test
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Requirements
  • You should be at a pre-intermediate level of English or above
  • An understanding of the different parts of the IELTS exam is 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 presentationsworksheets 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.

This course focuses on words connected with the topic of Science, which often appear in the IELTS Reading and Listening tests, and which you can use in the IELTS Speaking and Writing tests. You will learn these words in a variety of fun and engaging ways using my unique language learning method:

  • 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.

The Vocabulary

In total, the course contains words related to Science 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

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to improve their English vocabulary
  • People preparing to take or retake the IELTS test
  • People who need a Band Score of 7.0 and above in the IELTS Test
  • English language learners at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Anyone working in the field of science who wants to improve their English
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8 Lectures
01:31:13
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Introduction to the course
1 Lecture 04:48

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Basic Processes
1 Lecture 14:45

In this video, you will learn some words related to basic scientific processes. 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:

  • boil
  • burn
  • cool
  • freeze
  • heat (verb)
  • melt
  • process
Basic Processes
14:45

Basic Processes
7 questions
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Engineering
1 Lecture 11:49

In this video, you will learn some words related to engineering. 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:

  • electronic
  • engine
  • engineering
  • mechanical
  • technical
  • user-friendly
  • vehicle
Preview 11:49

Engineering
7 questions
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Forces
1 Lecture 12:45

In this video, you will learn some words related to disease. 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:

  • dynamic
  • force
  • hydraulic
  • hydroelectric
  • kinetic
  • momentum
  • propel
Forces
12:45

Forces
7 questions
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Scientific Phenomena
1 Lecture 12:06

In this video, you will learn some words related to scientific phenomena. 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:

  • current
  • nuclear
  • phenomenon
  • power
  • pressure
  • property
  • solar
Scientific Phenomena
12:06

Scientific Phenomena
7 questions
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Scientific Processes
1 Lecture 13:28

In this video, you will learn some words related to scientific processes. 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:

  • circulate
  • emit
  • flow
  • form
  • generate
  • rotate
  • vaporize
Scientific Processes
13:28

Scientific Processes
7 questions
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Scientific Research
1 Lecture 11:07

In this video, you will learn some words related to disease. 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:

  • device
  • instrument
  • law
  • pioneer
  • sample
  • specimen
  • trial
Scientific Research
11:07

Scientific Research
7 questions
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Substances
1 Lecture 10:25

In this video, you will learn some words related to substances. 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:

  • chemical
  • fuel
  • gas
  • liquid
  • metal
  • oil
  • substance
Substances
10:25

Substances
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About the Instructor
Charles Cornelius
4.5 Average rating
404 Reviews
5,523 Students
6 Courses
English language teacher, 5000+ students in 140 countries

I'm a qualified teacher with 20 years' teaching experience all over the world, most recently as an English language teacher with the British Council where I taught IELTS exam preparation and Business English. 

I have a Masters degree in education and a certificate teaching the English language. I'm an experienced teacher trainer, most recently in Thailand where I have carried out training in English language teaching techniques to classroom teachers. I currently live in Thailand.

I'm the author of two bestselling books and run websites designed for both English language teachers and students.

Qualifications: MA (Education), PGCE (Secondary Education), CELTA