Archaeology – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Archaeology – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Archaeology: (Noun) /ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒi/

Definition:

the study of ancient societies by examining what remains of their buildings, graves, tools etc.

Synonyms: 

Excavation, Paleontology

Collocations: 

With adjective: industrial/ modern/ underwater archaeology

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“This method of reclaiming the dead, we may note is passing, survives in modern archaeology.”
“In recent years, the number of visitors to Foxton has increased considerably, as has interest in industrial archaeology.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Conservation measures of this kind help to explain the enormous cost of both wetland and underwater archaeology.”

Exercise:

Complete the sentences with suitable words below

linguist, journalism, economic, geography, archaeology, architectural.

  1. Discovering the Early Civilizations By the 1880s, then, many of the ideas underlying modern …………………. had been developed.
  2. Have you seen a copy of the …………………………..plan for the new building?
  3. My daughter is a …………………………..; she speaks six different languages.
  4. The government has a good ………………………….. policy. I’m sure the recession will be over soon.
  5. I’m studying ………………………….. I’ve always wanted to be a political writer.
  6. I’m not very familiar with the …………………………..of that part of the world.

Answer key

  1. archaeology
  2. architectural
  3. linguist
  4. economic
  5. journalism
  6. geography

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