Accuracy – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Accuracy – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Accuracy: (Noun) /ˈakjʊrəsi/

Definition:

The ability to do something in an exact way without making a mistake.

Synonyms: 

Efficiency, Veracity, Certainty

Collocations: 

With adjective: factual/ great/ high/ reasonable/ unerring accuracy
With verb: achieve/ affect/ check/ ensure/ improve/ increase/ predict/ require/ reduce/ test accuracy

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“It’s sending back measurements of global sea surface temperatures, with very high accuracy.”
“It confirmed this period, but did not improve on its accuracy.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Additonal information can often be used to increase correction accuracy and speed, for example by studying the sources of errors.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to these definitions.

fluency, native speaker, accuracy, function, language barrier, translate.

  1. change words from one language to another……………
  2. the ability to do something without making mistakes ……………………..
  3. something that prevents successful communication …………………….
  4. a person who has spoken the language from birth………………………..
  5. the ability to speak without hesitation……………………
  6. work or carry out daily tasks……………………………….

Answer key

  1. translate
  2. accuracy
  3. language barrier
  4. native speaker
  5. fluency
  6. function

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