Task 1: Collocations.

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IELTS Task 1: Collocation Exercise

Collocation
is when a word or phrase that is often used with another word or phrase, in a way that sounds correct to people who have spoken the language all their lives.

In IELTS Academic Task 1, you may be asked to describe a line graph.  There are some words listed below that are very common to these kinds of exercises.  

Can you identify which adjective collocates/goes with which noun?

Think about the IELTS graphs you have seen/done so far. Can you add the correct noun with the adjectives below?


Common Task 1 nouns:

number, price, percentage, amount, level, total, figure


Adjectives:


high

 

large

 

great

 

significant

 

low

 

least

 


Once you have attempted to match the correct nouns with the correct adjective, check your answers with ours  B) 


Adjective

Noun(s):

 

high

large

great

significant

low

least

 

number, price, percentage, level, figure

number, percentage, amount, figure

number, amount,

number, amount, level

number, amount, level

number, amount

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