Plagiarism – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Plagiarism – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Plagiarism: (Noun) /ˈpleɪdʒərɪzəm/

Definition:

an idea, phrase, or story that has been copied from another person’s work, without stating where it came from

Synonyms: 

Falsification, Infringement, Piracy

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“Does the student follow the old adage that to read and paraphrase one book is plagiarism but to use two is research?”
“She cobbled together a rough draft and then rewrote it, trying to remove the more ostentatious signs of plagiarism.”
“There are all sorts of coincidences which are in no way plagiarism.”

For IELTS Writing:
“The Head of Department in consultation with the Dean is responsible for recommending appropriate action in cases of suspected cheating or plagiarism by students.”

Exercise:

Match these words and phrases with word below : gradually, recover, pace, overdoing, plagiarism, regular, recommendation, alternate.

  1. in a fixed pattern __________
  2. copied without permission _____________
  3. little by little __________
  4. a strong suggestion  ________________
  5. speed _____________
  6. doing something to excess _____________
  7. get better _______________
  8. every second one _____________

Answer keys:

  1. regular
  2. plagiarism
  3. gradually
  4. recommendation
  5. pace
  6. overdoing
  7. recover
  8. alternate

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