Passage 1-Test 1-Cam16 (Vocabulary) Why we need to protect polar bears.

Passage 2 -Test 1-Cam16 (Vocabulary)  The Step Pyramid of Djoser.

Passage 3 -Test 1-Cam16 (Vocabulary)   The future of work.

For IELTS reading test, in order to achieve band 6 or higher, you need not only good techniques (Reading actively, skimming, scanning, ect) but also a wide range of vocabulary. These are some words and phrases you MUST learn.

Paragraph A:

1ancientvery old
2enormoushuge
3tributesmessages of thanks
4evolution(change for the better, over time)
5architectdesigner/builder

Paragraph B:

6dynasty(period of time with the same powerful
family rulers)
7prior tobefore
8reignrule
9tombsgraves
10deceaseddead
11remain
unclear
are still unknown
12conceived ofthought about
13tombgrave
14progressively
(more and more)
15reignedruled
16historianshistory experts
17scholarseducated people
18owing tobecause of

Paragraph C:


19thoroughlycompletely
20investigated(examined closely so the truth can be found)
21historianhistory expert
22experimentation(trying new things out/testing ideas scientifically)
23several(more than two, but not a lot of)

Paragraph D:

24courtyards(open spaces next to buildings)
25regionarea
26entirewhole
27incorporatedincluded/combined
28accomplishment(something that was completed)
29as wellalso

Paragraph E:

30chamberroom
31vasthuge
32robberspeople (who steal things)
33variousdifferent
34inscribedwritten
35archaeologists(scientists who study people who lived a very long
time ago)
36archaeologist(scientist who studies people who lived a very long
time ago)
37excavateddug out
38originally(at first/before other things happened)
39predecessorspeople or things that came before
40vessels(cups/vases/bowls)
41as yetup until now
42grave(place where a body is buried)

Paragraph F:

43precautions(steps taken to prevent trouble or injury)
44intricatedetailed
45goodsproducts (that are bought and sold)
46overlooked(ignored/didn’t notice/looked at)
47astonishsurprise and shock

Paragraph G:

48exaggeration(statement that says that something is much bigger,
worse, etc., than it really is)
49constitutes amakes up a
50milestone(important thing that is done or completed)
51monumentalhuge and important
52architecture(related to the beautiful design and construction of
buildings, etc.)
53revolutionary(related to fighting authority or causing huge,
important changes)
54archetypeold example

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