Sporadic – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Sporadic – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Sporadic: (Adjective) /spəˈrædɪk/

Definition:

happening fairly often, but not regularly

Synonyms: 

Intermittent, Infrequent, Irregular

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Different patterns of clinical involvement with genetic transmission or sporadic occurrence are recognised.”
“I kept hearing aircraft passing low overhead and sporadic gunfire from automatic weapons.”
“Major cities hit by sporadic uprisings and riots.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Secondly, familial cases have sometimes shown a lower age at onset than sporadic cases, which is consistent with aetiological heterogeneity.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to these definitions.

struggle, revise, project, distractions, studious, background noise, assignment, sporadic, curriculum.

  1. describes someone who studies a lot …………………
  2. things that stop you from working ……………………..
  3. a sound you can hear, but do not actively listen to
  4. two different types of homework or school task ……………………… and ……………………..
  5. to study for an exam …………………………..
  6. another word for syllabus …………………………..
  7. happening only occasionally …………………………………………
  8. to do something with great difficulty ………………….

Answer key

  1. studious
  2. distractions
  3. background noise
  4. project, assignment
  5. revise
  6. curriculum
  7. sporadic
  8. struggle

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