Alumnus – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Alumnus – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Alumnus: (Noun) /əˈlʌmnəs/

Definition:

a former student of a school, college etc (plural: Alumni)

Synonyms: 

Student, Postgraduate, Alumna

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Change of this sort is probably what some administrators, cadets and alumni feared all along.”
“In studying their alumni fund-raising campaigns, administrators found female graduates had fewer ties to their alma maters.”
“The following information about Birmingham alumni has been collected from recent news reports.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Delta has an integrated system with capabilities for student administrative functions such as scheduling, grading, attendance and alumni development”

Exercise:

Complete the sentences with suitable words below. You do not need to use all of the words. Use a dictionary and make a note of the different meanings in your notebook.

age, ancient, chronological, antique, antiquated, consecutive, alumnus, the Middle Ages, middle-aged.

  1. You should organise the dates into………………………….order from the oldest to the most recent.
  2. The museum has an excellent exhibition about life during…………………………..
  3. I much prefer studying………………………….history to modern history.
  4. One Foxfire ……………………….. put it this way: Somehow I learned to write more creatively as a result of Foxfire
  5. My grandparents are refusing to adapt to the computer…………………………..
  6. We have one of the largest and finest collections of ……………… furniture in the country.

Answer keys:

  1. chronological
  2. the Middle Ages
  3. ancient
  4. alumnus
  5. antique

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