CRIME + Violent crime: Includes assault, mugging and armed robbery White-collar crime: Crimes committed by “office works”, for example fraud. Organised crime: Large scale crime by crime organisations such as the Mafia, for example smuggling Key words for Crime Another key word here is “offence” which is a close synonym for crime. It is a … Read more

Vocabulary on topic for TOEFL IBT 4: Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE 0.Talking about the size of the problem Crisis: Climate change is a crisis that cannot be ignored by governments. Record levels/amount: Despite the claims of some scientists, we are now producing record levels of CO2 and there is no dispute about the connection between this and global warming. Disaster/disastrous: It is not an … Read more

Vocabulary 2: Government

GOVERNMENT 1.Forms of government Central government: this is the national government of a country Local government: this is the regional form of government that typically takes care of more local issues The authorities: this is a general term for all forms of government – note that we use it in the plural. Regulatory bodies: these … Read more

Vocabulary Practise 1: Addition, equation, and conclusion

This exercise will help you to review more of the important words that we use to join ideas in an essay, a verbal presentation or sometimes in everyday speech. Exercise 1 Put the following words and expressions into their correct place in the table depending on their function. Exercise 2 Complete these sentences with one … Read more