IELTS Academic Reading Cambridge 16- Test 1- Passage 3- The future of work. Vocabulary you must learn

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 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.

1consultancycompany that helps business
2globalworldwide
3workforce(all the workers in a company or country)
4adaptchange a little and get better
5evolvechange (and get better)
6alongsidenext to
7increasinglymore and more
8’emthem
9artificial(not made by nature/fake)
10algorithmssets of computer instructions
11fundamentalbasic
12so-called(what people commonly call a/not really a)
13economy(process of people making, selling, and buying things)
14are capable of learningcan learn
15undertakebegin/try
16previously(before that/before now)
17considerthink about/believe
18enhanceimprove
19productivityworking well and getting a lot done
20consequencesresults
21routine(something commonly done)
22cognitivethinking-related
23professionsjobs/lines of work
24legitimatelegal/real and true
25peripheral(off to the side)
26novicebeginner
27by observationby watching
28monitoredwatched/supervised
29telecommunications(related to sending and receiving phone calls, texts, etc.)
30assesstest/evaluate
31algorithmset of computer instructions
32campaigns(series of actions to reach goals)
33wherebywithin which/by which
34alternativedifferent
35explorations(events where things are explored)
36experimentation(trying new things out/testing ideas scientifically)
37instinctgut feeling
38colleaguesfellow workers
39observedwatched/followed
40strategies(success plans/ways of reaching goals)
41algorithmcomputer code-related
42eases(reduces/ slows/ slowly moves)
43scenariospictures/situations
44researchers(people who work to find information)
45objectivegoal
46trustworthy(deserving people’s trust because of honesty, etc.)
47transparentclear/open and honest
48individualspeople
49dilemmatwo-headed problem
50regarding(related to/looking at/thinking about)
51expertise(ability to do things very well)
52occupational(related to working on the job)
53boundariesedges/borders
54economistmoney-flow expert
55transitionschanges (from one thing to another)
56trajectoryarc-like path
57pensioned(getting money after retirement)
58envisagespictures
59multiplemany
60predictions(statements about possible future events)
61fallacylie
62advent ofcoming of
63recently(not very long ago)
64redundanciesunnecessary things
65seizinggrabbing and taking control of
66leisurefun/relaxation
67pre-empttake over
68guarantee(promise that something will definitely happen or that something will definitely work as described)
69thrivingsuccessfully growing
70economicmoney-based
71democracy(system or country where leaders are chosen by votes)
72astoundshock
73capacity toability to
74subsistencesurvival/income
75agriculturefarming
76corporate(related to big business)
77pronouncedobvious

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