Advanced Vocabulary for IELTS 7.0 +: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE NATURAL WORLD (Part 6)

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE NATURAL WORLD ( Part 6)

Common Collocations to do with Global Warming, the Environment and Nature

(a) Match the words in Column A to their strongest collocates in Column B.

Column A Answer Column B      
(a) greenhouse

(b) precious

(c) renewable

(d) sustainable

(e) water

(f) habitat

(g) aerosol

(h) paddy

(i) acid

(j) catalytic

(k) dumping

(l) energy

(m) climate

(n) oil

(i) metals

(ii) shortage

(iii) sprays

(iv) destruction

(v) converter

(vi) spill

(vii) rain

(viii) fields

(ix) development

(x) efficient

(xi) change

(xii) energy

(xiii) ground

(xiv) gases

 (b) Match the words in Column A to their strongest collocates in Column B.

Column A Answer Column B      
(a) industrial

(b) heat

(c) bush

(d) geothermal

(e) toxic

(f) factory

(g) exhaust

(h) coastal

(i) endangered

(j) mass

(k) food

(1) animal

(m) waste

(n) carbon

(i) wave

(ii) farming

(iii) waste

(iv) footprint

(v) disposal

(vi) power

(vii) waste

(viii) extinction

(ix) fumes

(x) erosion

(xi) chain

(xii) welfare

(xiii) species

(xiv) fire

(c) Match the words in Column A to their strongest collocates in Column B.

Column A Answer Column B      
(a) fossil

(b) nuclear

(c) refuse

(d) organic

(e) landfill

(f) compost

(g) exhaust

(h) wildlife

(i) septic

(j) recyclable

(k) oil

(1) climate

(m) non-renewable

(n) wind

(i) proxies

(ii) fuels

(iii) fallout

(iv) turbine

(v) collection

(vi) site

(vii) produce

(viii) waste

(ix) fumes

(x) campaigner

(xi) slick

(xii) resources

(xiii) tank

(xiv) heap

ANSWER KEY

Common Collocations to do with Global Warming, the Environment and Nature

(a)

a xiv    b. i       c. xii    d. ix     e. ii

f iv       g. iii     h. viii   i. vii     j. v

k xiii    l. x       m. xi   n. vi

(b)

a vii     b. i       c. xiv   d. vi     e. iii

f ii        g. ix     h. x      i. xiii    j. viii

k xi      l. xii     m. v     n. iv

(c)

a ii       b. iii     c. v      d. vii    e. vi

f xiv     g. ix     h. x      i. xiii   j. viii

k xi      l. i        m. xii   n. iv

Main IELTS Pages:

This website is to develop your IELTS skills with tips, model answers, lessons, free books, and more. Each section (Listening, Speaking, Writing, Reading) has a complete collection of lessons to help you improve your IELTS skills.

Get all the latest updates/lessons via email:

Subscribe for free IELTS lessons/Books/Tips/Sample Answers/Advice from our IELTS experts. We help millions of IELTS learners maximize their IELTS scores!

Subscribe to IELTS Material to receive the latest lessons
Did not See What You Were Looking For? - Try Search!

Advanced Vocabulary for IELTS 7.0 +: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE NATURAL WORLD (Part 6)
Rate this post

Welcome to IELTS Material! Check it daily to receive useful IELTS books, practice tests and tips to get high score in IELTS exam