Top 10 Vocabulary: Environmental problems for IELTS Speaking

Following vocabulary will help you answer Speaking questions smoothly, get IELTS Speaking high score.

  1. eliminate /ɪˈlɪmɪneɪt/: to get rid of something
  2. environmental pollution /ɪnˌvaɪrənˈment(ə)l – pəˈluːʃ(ə)n/: Things that cause damage to or change the natural environment e.g chemicals, light, noise
  3. a hybrid car /ˈhaɪbrɪd/-/kɑː(r)/: a car that can run using either petrol or electricity
  4. fossil fuels  /ˈfɒsəl ˌfjuːəl/: A natural fuel such as coal, gas or oil, that takes millions of years to form
  5. Carbon emissions /ɪˈmɪʃ(ə)n/: carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide released into the atmosphere
  6. pivotal /ˈpɪvət(ə)l/: extremely important and affecting how something develops
  7. remedy /ˈremədi/: a solution to a particular problem
  8. alternative energy sources /ɔːlˈtɜː(r)nətɪv-ˈenə(r)dʒi-sɔː(r)sis/: a source of energy that people use to replace fossil fuels
  9. environmentally-friendly /ɪnˌvaɪrənˈment(ə)li-ˈfren(d)li/: does not harm the natural environment
  10. exhaustion /ɪɡˈzɔːstʃ(ə)n/: using all of something

Speaking Part 3: Two-way discussion : Environmental Problems

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