Antique – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Antique – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Antique: (Adjective) /anˈtiːk/

Definition:

Old and often valuable

Synonyms: 

Ancient, Aged, Prehistoric

Collocations: 

With noun: antique dealer/ furniture/ shop

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“He had come to find out more about the antique dealer.”
“The advisability of using antique furniture in a hotel bedroom is debatable.”

For IELTS Writing:
“It has a number of attractive old domestic buildings, schedule for preservation, and some interesting antique shops.”

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, era, 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. The first moon landing marked the beginning of an exciting………………………….in space exploration.
  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 key

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

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