Cosmopolitan – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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WORD OF THE DAY COSMOPOLITAN

Cosmopolitan – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Cosmopolitan: (Noun) /ˌkɑːzməˈpɑːlɪtən/

Definition:

someone who has travelled a lot and feels at home in any part of the world

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“Hassan is a French-speaking cosmopolitan.”
“Of course, better lounges and bartenders understand the classical value of martinis and cosmopolitans.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Vernacular cosmopolitans are compelled to make a tryst with cultural translation as an act of survival.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: cosmopolitans, transferred, aspect, normal, previous, selected, injury, complex, equated, relevant.

  1. Patricia Chan has been _______________ to represent this company at the New York conference.
  2. Politics are too _______________ for me to understand, and I don’t even know who to vote for.
  3. Teaching students to have realistic expectations is an important _______________ of second language instruction.
  4. Locals were found to have more power than _______________.
  5. Please ensure that you attach all the _______________ documents to your application.
  6. The African continent is often _______________ with images of starving children, but many of the people there live quite comfortably.
  7. The original inhabitants of New Zealand, the Maori, _______________ their history down the generations largely by word of mouth.
  8. His knee _______________ prevented him from playing professional basketball.
  9. Other than the fact that he was born with two heads, he is a fairly _______________ sort of guy.
  10. On April 15th, 1865, American president Abraham Lincoln died after being shot in the head the _______________ night.

Answer keys:

1. selected
2. complex
3. aspect
4. cosmopolitans
5. relevant
6. equated
7. transferred
8. injury
9. normal
10.previous

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