Resident – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Resident – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Resident: (Noun) /ˈrɛzɪd(ə)nt/

Definition:

Someone who lives or stays in a particular place

Synonyms: 

Citizen, Native, National, Inhabitant.

Collocations: 

With adjective: elderly/ legal/ local/ longtime/ nearby/ new/ old/ permanent/ rural resident.
With noun: area/ city/ country resident.

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Only several months more use of both products will determine which, if either, remains as a permanent resident.
“The church should make more contact with new residents as soon as possible after their arrival.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Perhaps local authorities should thankfully accept this solution and turn their attention to the needs of non-dementing elderly residents and community services.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: achieve, obtained, computed, instituted, credit, residents, evaluated, assist, primary, site.

  1. If I can _______________ you in any way, please let me know.
  2. The government is looking for a _______________ on which to build a new school in this area.
  3. Firemen had to evacuate the elderly _______________ of a local nursing home after smoke was seen coming from one of the rooms.
  4. The English Program has _______________ many changes over the years in an attempt to provide an increasingly better program.
  5. Every employee’s work performance will be _______________ on a yearly basis.
  6. He _______________ a final mark of just over 80%.
  7. We have to give her a lot of _______________ for our success.
  8. The _______________ reason he has done so well at school is that he works incredibly hard.
  9. If you want to _______________ real progress in your speaking skills, you need to speak English as often as possible while you are here.
  10. The results of the poll have now been _______________, and will be distributed to the news media this afternoon.

Answer key:

  1. assist.
  2. site.
  3. residents.
  4. instituted.
  5. evaluated.
  6. obtained.
  7. credit.
  8. primary.
  9. achieve.
  10. computed.

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