Impertinent – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Impertinent – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Impertinent: (Adjective) /ɪmˈpɜːrtnənt/

Definition:

rude and not respectful, especially to someone who is older or more important

Synonyms: 

Rude, Cheeky, Offensive

Collocation:

An impertinent question

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“She did not answer the maid’s impertinent question.”
“By now he had gotten used to reporters’ impertinent questions about his private life.”

For IELTS Writing:
“There is no penalty for being impertinent to supervisors who, in turn, quickly learn to keep their advice to themselves.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: varies, context, authority, labour, export, requires, income, significant, percentage, impertinent.

  1. He is a well-known _______________ on the language used by bees to communicate the location of food.
  2. The amount of rain we receive _______________ from year to year of course, but this year has been very dry.
  3. This airline seat-sale _______________ you to book your ticket at least a month in advance.
  4. I think that the _______________ of students that have to repeat a level in this program is usually about 25% or less.
  5. It is generally quite difficult to raise a family on a single _______________ in Canada today, so very often both parents work full-time.
  6. Management is meeting with _______________ to begin discussions on a new contract.
  7. Could I ask how old you are, or would that be ____________?
  8. Vocabulary is generally easier to understand if you look at it in _______________.
  9. We have noticed a _______________ improvement in Teddy’s attitude since you had a talk with him.
  10. In the future, Canada will be under great pressure to _______________ fresh water to the United States.

 

Answer key:

  1. authority.
  2. varies.
  3. requires.
  4. percentage.
  5. income.
  6. labour.
  7. impertinent
  8. context.
  9. significant.
  10. export.

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