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Legislation – Word Of The Day For IELTS

Legislation – Word Of The Day For IELTS

Legislation – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Legislation: (Noun) /lɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition:

A law of set of laws

Synonyms: 

Law, Charter, Regulation

Collocations: 

With adjective: current/ delegated/ environmental/ existing/ federal/ national/ new/ recent/ legislation
With verb: allow/ approve/ bring/ consider/ draft/ enact/ implement/ introduce/ oppose/ pass legislation
With preposition: legislation on/to

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“The government will introduce legislation to force brewers to list in ingredients in their beers.”
“It was a huge change when Russia passed legislation to allow the sale of private property.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Campaigners argue that poor countries faced with a health emergency have a right under international trade legislation to by generic drugs.”

Exercise:

Choose the following words to fill in the blank: policy, approached, finance, source, environment, individual, respond, create, legislation, benefits.

  1. The cat slowly _______________ the bush where the mouse was hiding.
  2. The government recently passed _______________ which prohibits tobacco advertising at sporting events.
  3. The _______________ of the river is somewhere in the mountains.
  4. The government has announced a special program to help _______________ new small businesses.
  5. The oldest _______________ to win a medal in the Olympics was Oscar Swahn, who won a silver medal in shooting at the age of 72.
  6. One of the _______________ of studying English in Victoria is that you have the opportunity to speak English outside of class.
  7. A department store spokesman says that their new outlet will _______________ more than 75 permanent jobs in the city.
  8. There are many things you can do in your everyday life to help protect the _______________, such as recycling or riding a bicycle.
  9. You must _______________ to our offer within 30 days or it will be withdrawn.
  10. It is the _______________ of our government that no one should be without food or shelter.

 

Answer key
1. approached.
2. legislation.
3. source.
4. finance.
5. individual.
6. benefits.
7. create.
8. environment.
9. respond.
10. policy.

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