Plagiarism – Word Of The Day For IELTS


Plagiarism – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Plagiarism: (Noun) /ˈpleɪdʒərɪzəm/


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


Falsification, Infringement, Piracy


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.”


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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